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Trump rally set for Tuesday at Giovanni's in Rockford

ROCKFORD - A free rally celebrating President Donald Trump's election a year ago will be held Tuesday at Giovanni's Restaurant & Convention Center. Although the website accepting reservations for the event says an appearance by Steve Bannon, former Trump strategist and executive chairman of Breitbar

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-11-19 14:00:00

Smoke alarms alert occupants of residential fire in Rockford

ROCKFORD - Smoke alarms that sounded and the smell of smoke alerted occupants of a home at 3501 Modesto Drive shortly before 12:30 a.m. Monday. Rockford Fire Department said the accidental fire was caused by flames from a hidden area around a wooden fireplace enclosure. No one was injured. Damage is

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-11-20 13:17:30

Gov. Rauner Primary Opponent to Appear at Rockford Pro-Trump Event Tuesday

ROCKFORD - Rep. Jeannie Ives (R-Wheaton), who is challenging Gov. Bruce Rauner for the Republican nomination for Governor of Illinois, will appear at a pro-Trump 'Make America Great Again' rally in Rockford on Tuesday rally organizers' say. The event, which will be held at Giovanni's, will also incl

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:29:21

Garage Destroyed in 2-Alarm Blaze

MACHESNEY PARK - A detached garage was destroyed in a two-alarm house fire in Machesney Park Monday morning. The call came in just before 9am for a garage fire at 213 Winona Dr. in Machesney Park. North Park Fire Department units arrived to report flames showing and immediately called for mutual ass

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-11-20 15:28:47

Loved Ones Say Final Goodbye To Forreston Teen Killed In Crash

FORRESTON - 16 year-old Drew Crase passed away earlier this week in a rollover car crash. Sunday, he was laid to rest. Hundreds gathered to say their goodbyes to the young Forreston cardinal. Crase was a junior at Forreston High School. His visitation and funeral held at the building who's hallways

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-11-20 18:38:30

Local groups partner with the Rockford Police to serve food to the homeless

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Hundreds of underprivileged and homeless community members had the chance to eat a free Thanksgiving dinner Saturday evening at the District 2 Police Station. The Rockford Police Department partnered with the Fatherhood Encouragement Project and Food 4 Fuel to bring the seco

WIFR - 2017-11-19 08:33:00

Rockford Mayor asks faith community to help end violence

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara is asking members of Rockford's faith community to help lower crime in our city. It's an organization built on unity - the Rockford Interfaith Council says they recognize that there are a lot of different faiths in the community, but they say it

WIFR - 2017-11-20 06:53:00

Dancing with the Rockford Stars raises money for counseling services

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Rockford natives, business owners, and community members had the chance to show off their dance moves while raising money for a good cause at the Dancing with the Rockford Stars event. This dancing event is the Family Counseling Services largest annual fundraiser they put o

WIFR - 2017-11-19 08:17:00

West York police ask for public's help finding 'armed and dangerous' man

West York borough police are asking for the public's help in finding a burglary and assault suspect they consider to be armed and dangerous. Eric T. Banks, 37, is wanted for his involvement in an incident where he entered a home in West York, brandished a handgun and then fired the gun as he left th

YDR.COM - 2017-11-19 23:35:16

One person shot in York City

Dispatch confirms that one person was shot in the 200 block of Union Street at around 1:30 pm Sunday afternoon. The person was taken to the hospital; their condition is currently unknown. Stay with CBS21 for updates on this developing story. Dispatch confirms that one person was shot in the 200 b

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 14:51:24

State police find marijuana in car after rollover crash in York County

EAST BERLIN, Pa. (WHTM) - One man will face charges after flipping his car while impaired, according to state police. Police responded to a crash on Bermudian Church Road around 2 a.m. Saturday where they found a car had flipped over. State police say they found they driver impaired, and also found

ABC27.COM - 2017-11-19 15:03:54

25 animals rescued from Jim Mack's Ice Cream now in sanctuaries

Jim Mack's ice cream shop in Hellam Township, the target of critics over Ricki the Bear's care in 2015, is now being criticized for the care of its remaining animals. The ice cream and mini golf business features alpacas, goats, rabbits, and more. Wochit Two years ago, Ricki the Bear was removed fr

YDR.COM - 2017-11-20 17:00:13

York County iconic businesses in transition: You still have an chance for one last visit

Businesses come and go. They always have. But the rate of transition seems to be accelerating. We go from malls to power centers. Now Amazon and other e-commerce sites are challenging these new storefronts. Meanwhile, some longtime privately owned businesses - sometimes with aging boomer owners loo

YDR.COM - 2017-11-20 14:15:59

Sky Optics, a new sunglasses shop, takes flight in downtown York

When it comes to careers, two things always bubbled to the top of Steve Arbetman's when-I-grow-up list - becoming a pilot and starting his own business. Growing up in Wheeling, Ill., a Chicago suburb, Arbetman had a knack for sales. He peddled kitchen knives, delivered newspapers, and sold bags of S

YDR.COM - 2017-11-20 13:40:20

Give Local York seeks to raise $1 million for area nonprofits

Here's the goal-- raise $1 million for York County nonprofits. When do they want to do it? On a single day, May 4, 2018. Organizers of Give Local York unveiled their ambitious online fundraising campaign Monday at a news conference at PeoplesBank Park in York. Organizers are looking to recruit 200 Y

YDR.COM - 2017-11-20 17:53:04

Man used gun to subdue drunk man who tried to enter his Shippensburg home, police say

SHIPPENSBURG - A Johnstown man was taken into custody after Shippensburg Police said he tried to enter another man's house, and the man used a gun to subdue him. Tanner Solarczy, 21, Johnstown, was charged with disorderly conduct and public drunkenness, according to the report. At about 1 a.m. on

YDR.COM - 2017-11-20 13:36:39

Former Dallas Cowboys WR Terry Glenn Killed in Crash

Former Dallas Cowboys player Terrence "Terry" Glenn was killed in a car crash in Irving early Monday morning, officials say. Glenn, 43, was taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital, where he died at about 12:52 a.m., the Dallas County medical examiner's office confirmed to NBC DFW. Officials said the cra

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-11-20 15:43:09

Police: Man killed in busy Dallas parking lot

Dallas police are searching for the person who shot and killed a man in a busy strip mall parking lot Saturday afternoon. Police said around 3:00 p.m., they found the body of a man near Webb Chapel Road and Larga Drive near Dallas Love Field. The shooting happened in a crowded strip mall parking lo

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 15:09:00

Two children shot in Denison

DENISON, Texas -- Police in Denison are investigating after two children were shot late Sunday night. KXII reports that the shooting took place in the 1700 block of West Elm at about 11 p.m. One child was taken to the hospital via helicopter. The other was taken via ambulance. Witnesses told police

WFAA - 2017-11-20 12:45:20

Dallas police need your help identifying these two thieves

DALLAS - Police also need your help in identifying two men caught on camera committing burglary. The incident happened on November 12 when the two suspects drove up to the DSW Shoe Warehouse on Westchester drive in Dallas; they broke into the store and took merchandise. The first suspect is a Latin

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2017-11-20 17:12:35