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Breaking: Genoa man dies after crashing motorcycle, police say

Neil T. Tomsheck, of the 15600 block of state Route 72 – less than two miles from the site of the crash – was eastbound on his 1983 Honda Goldwing about 300 feet east of the intersection with Wilshire Drive about 6:44 a.m. when he lost control of the motorcycle, entered the south ditch and was eject

DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-05-28 00:00:00

Rockford man wanted for allegedly beating his girlfriend

Shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday, Rockford Police Officers were called to a house in the 1200 block of North Rockton Avenue for a domestic battery call. They say a woman told them the suspect, Kevon Dukes, 24, her boyfriend, had beaten her.


Missing Beloit girl found safe

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CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-05-26 22:42:07

Rockford man gets 65 years in prison for sexually abusing child

By Jim HagertyReporterROCKFORD — A Rockford man could spend the rest of his natural life in prison after being sentenced Friday in sexual abuse case involving a 13-year-old victim.Judge Randy Wilt sentenced 55-year-old James Abron to a total of 65 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections on a


Beloit police look for missing 10-year-old girl

Maysa Jackson last seen around 4 p.m. SaturdayBELOIT, Wis. - Beloit police are asking for help in finding a 10-year-old girl Saturday afternoon.Maysa Jackson left the 1200 block of Copeland Avenue in Beloit around 4 p.m., according to a Facebook post by the Beloit Police Department.She was last seen

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-05-26 22:06:01

Suspects sought for armed robbery to Beloit bar

One suspect is described as a black male wearing a red baseball hat with long dreadlocks, a white T-shirt, dark-colored basketball shorts with a white cover over his face, armed with a silver or chrome revolver.

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-05-25 22:43:18

Mystery Diner: Burgers are star at Cary's Tracks Bar and Grill

And, I wouldn't necessarily have called it a nice day, but it was nice enough to enjoy the outdoor patio.

NORTHWEST HERALD - 2018-05-28 00:00:00

Rockford Walmart evacuated; shoppers told to leave carts and exit immediately

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Rockford's Miracle Mile raises security camera funds with car show

Some showed their wheels by burning rubber; others lined up to display what they had under the hood. While Saturday's Miracle Mile Cruise & Car Show brought out hundreds of car enthusiasts for some fun, participants were also a part of a safety initiative, as the annual event serves as a fundraiser.

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-05-27 13:41:15

Firefighters battle abandoned building fire on South Main Street

Around 7:14 a.m., the Rockford Fire Department was called to a commercial building fire at 1124 South Main Street. When crews arrived, they reported seeing heavy black smoke coming from the building.

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-05-26 19:01:38

Hundreds line North 2nd Street for the Young at Heart Parade

LOVES PARK, Ill. (WIFR) -- The 47th annual Young at Heart Festival kicked off Friday but the celebrations continued Saturday morning starting with the Young at Heart Parade down North Second Street.Dozens of floats, buses and cars made their way through Loves Park with hundreds of people lining the

WIFR - 2018-05-26 16:19:00

Bomb threat called in at Walmart on Northridge Drive in Rockford

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – An employee at the Walmart on 3849 Northridge Drive in Rockford received a call from an unknown person saying there was an explosive device within the store just before 1:00 p.m. Thursday.Store employees and customers were then evacuated from the store.Police officers from th


Loved ones remember Rockford 12 year old killed last year

ROCKFORD - Thursday marked one year since 12 year old Donavan Ruland was shot and killed while riding an ATV behind his home in Rockford. “He was a good boy, and I miss him dearly, he was your basic 12 year old kid," said Donavan's mom Nicole Foster, holding back tears.


Suspect wanted in connection with Rooney's Pub & Grub robbery

BELOIT - The Beloit Police Department have issued a warrant for Cory L. Clark, one of two suspects wanted in connection with a Saturday morning robbery of Rooney's Pub & Grub.Surveillance photo shows the two men running from the restaurant after the robbery.Police say the two men were armed with pis


Rockford water park to potentially be sold

"There's always going to be competition when you have a facility like that and that's why it's important that you have the funds to invest in a facility like that. Keeping it fresh, making sure that the capital needs are addressed, that's a way to make sure that people are driving by those other wat


Emergency survivors reunited with Rockford Firefighters who saved them

ROCKFORD - 'Thank you', were the two words spoken by eight emergency survivors to members the Rockford Fire Department. Each one said without the men and women in uniform, they wouldn't be here today.

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-05-26 03:20:46

Power outages reported in downtown Rockford

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Multi-vehicle crash blocks all northbound lanes on I-39 near Janesville

Seven or eight vehicles were involved in the accident, at approximately 11:39 a.m. Friday, according to theJanesville Gazetteand an alert from the Department of Transportation.


Two Mexican citizens found in Wisconsin

Luis Alberto Torres-Diaz, 31, was found in Janesville. Torres-Diaz pleaded guilty to reentering the United States on March 29 and will serve five months in federal prison for the charge. He had been deported from the country on two previous occasions.


Glass leads Rockford IceHogs to second straight playoff win

"We had a lot of energy and made a lot of plays and felt like we forced them to play in their end,"said IceHogs' coach Jeremy Colliton. "We could have had more (goals) I thought. That was exactly what we needed in this type of game to continue that good feeling we had from the night before."The IceH

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-05-26 04:22:10