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BREAKING: Five taken to hospitals after power lines down, car accident on Mulford Road
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- The Rockford Fire Dept. says at least five people have been taken to a hospital after a power lines went down on Mulford Road. Crews responded to a crash involving several vehicles around the area of Mulford Road and Mulford Village Drive. The injuries are believed to be n
Solar power coming to Dixon Walmart, Sterling Distribution Center
“Walmart plans to tirelessly pursue renewable energy projects that are right for our customers, our business and the environment," Mark Vanderhelm, vice president of energy for Walmart Inc., said in a news release. "These planned projects with SunPower are moving us in the right direction toward our
21-year-old man found guilty of attempted first-degree murder in Rockford
WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 21-year-old man was found guilty of attempted first-degree murder in Rockford in April 2017. Perriyon L. King was also charged with aggravated battery, aggravated discharge of a firearm and mob action. Police say King and another man were shooting at each other
Body found in Rock River near Rockford airport, recovery boat tips over
ROCKFORD TOWNSHIP, Ill. - Emergency crews were on scene this morning near the intersection of South Main Street and Beltline Road on reports of a body discovered in the Rock River. The body was found around 10 a.m. by a local fisherman. Officials at the scene said the body is too badly decomposed to
37-year-old accused of sexual abuse of a minor
Mark A. DeWaele, 37, was taken into custody Monday by La Salle County Sheriff’s Office, according to a news release from Mendota Police Department.
Official trick-or-treating hours being announced
Granville:6-8 p.m. Oct. 31. Parade 5 p.m. - Line up at Al Cioni Ford. Free hotdogs, chili, drink, pumpkin coloring and picture station immediately following the parade at Hopkins Park.
Boys Soccer: Rochelle wins IHSA Class 2A Sterling Regional
The Rochelle varsity boys soccer team won its first regional title since 2012 on Saturday. (Courtesy photo)Orozco's goal lifts Hubs over Sycamore 1-0STERLING — The Rochelle varsity boys soccer team edged Sycamore 1-0 on freshman Josue Orozco's goal in the 45th minute to win the IHSA Class 2A Sterlin
Stateline times for trick-or-treating and Halloween events
STATELINE (WIFR) -- It's time to start making preparations for trick-or-treating with Halloween around just one week away. Check back often, as we will continue to update our trick-or-treat list as we find out more times. October 31, 2018: Belvidere: 4-8 p.m. Beloit: 5-7 p.m. Byron: 5-8 p.m. Cal
35-year-old Sterling man hit and killed by train
The Sterling Police Department says Shalinn Donovan, 35, was found by police at 8:16 p.m, south of Dillon Avenue.
Freeport police add another arrest in ongoing major drug sweep
FREEPORT, Ill. - Freeport Police have announced another arrest in a massive sweep of drug warrants stemming from a massive September 20th operation that netted 20 suspects in one day. Anthony Graves, 25, was arrested during a traffic stop in St. Ann Missouri on October 14th. Graves was extradited ba
Body found near South Main and Beltline in Winnebago County
ROCKFORD - A body was found in the Rock River near South Main Street and Beltline Road, Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz said. Winnebago County Sheriff's police are on the scene. Hintz said a representative of the coroner's office was headed to the scene at about 10:30 a.m. Check back for more on
Sterling resident pronounced dead after being hit by a train
STERLING, IL, – Shalinn F. Donovan, age 35, of Sterling., was pronounced dead by police after being hit by a train.
Head on car crash sends three people to hospital
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BREAKING: Adams Co. officials report human remains found in Town of Monroe
TOWN OF MONROE, Wis. (WAOW) — The Adams Co. Sheriff’s Department reported the finding of skeletal remains, on Saturday.
BREAKING: Several crews respond to body found in Rock River
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) --Police have responded to a call that a body was found in Rock River at the corner of Beltline Road and South Main Street in Rockford.Officials say a fisherman initially spotted the body. The coroner will soon go out on a boat with fire crews to retrieve the body.There is no i
Dixon High School to spend thousands on security upgrades
DIXON, Illinois — The Dixon School Board approved a plan to spend $117,000 to increase security at Dixon High School. The plan comes after astudent opened fire inside the schoolin May, 2018.
HPV vaccination proves deadly for teenage boy | NaturalHealth365
Christopher Bunch of Moline, IL, age 14, died on Aug. 14, 2018.His death was caused by complications from acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, a rare neurological disease. The teenager from Moline, IL began experiencing symptoms about a week earlier, including nausea, vomiting and persistent headac
Armed Suspect Robbs Man, His Girlfriend and Four Year Old Child
ROCKFORD - A man, his girlfriend and their four-year old child are held at gunpoint, while walking to their car. The armed robbery happened around 9:15 p.m. on Friday. Police say it happened in the 200 block of 12th street, that's just off of East State Street. The suspect pointed the handgun at the
IHSA Reveals 2018 Postseason Football Brackets
The IHSA revealed its playoff brackets for the 2018 football postseason, a field filled with local teams.Here are matchups with area squads, broken down by class size. Dates and times are pending and will be updated as they become available.Class 1-A#16 Polo (5-4) at #1 Princeville (9-0)#13 Lewistow
High winds lift bouncy house off the ground with four kids inside
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) --Four kids are hurt after a bouncy house is lifted off the ground by high winds, hitting and knocking over a utility pole.