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Warrant issued in domestic violence case

ROCKFORD - Investigators with the Rockford Police Department are looking for a man they believed was involved in a domestic violence incident earlier this month on the city's northwest side. Shortly after 1:30 a.m. Sunday, March 11, patrol officers responded to a residence in the 600 block of North

ROCKRIVERTIMES.COM - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

Greater Beloit Area Crime Stoppers

Roherty The Greater Beloit Area Crime Stoppers is looking for Ryan Joseph Roherty, 31, who is wanted for felony theft and burglaries in Janesville and the Town of Beloit. Roherty is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown eyes and brown hair. Anyone with information about the where

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-16 16:15:00

Janesville police report 'felony lane gang' arrest

Janesville police say they have made an arrest in what they believe is a felony lane gang-style crime. The arrest came after officers were called at 2:30 p.m. Thursday to Chase Bank, 1201 N. Wright Road, for a report of someone trying to cash a stolen check, according to a news release. About an hou

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-03-16 15:06:00

17-year-old gets 9 years in prison in Janesville shooting

The youngest member of a trio charged in a Nov. 7, 2016, Janesville shooting got the longest sentence: nine years in prison and 10 more years of extended supervision. Eric M. Short of Beloit had celebrated his 16th birthday a week before the shooting, which led to an eight-hour standoff at a Fourth

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-03-16 21:13:00

Dozens of Toys "R" Us employees in South Central Wisconsin to lose jobs

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- Dozens of people in South Central Wisconsin will be losing their jobs in May after Toys "R" Us announced their plans to close all stores in the United States. According to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD), Toys 'R" Us notified them of a mass layoff on T

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-17 03:33:00

Oklahoma woman arrested in Janesville after cashing stolen check

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) - On Friday around 2:30 p.m. officers responded to the Chase Bank at 1201 N Wright Road for a subject attempting to cash a stolen check. According to the Janesville Police Department, an employee from another Chase Bank in the area called the branch on N Wright Road to tell

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-16 19:05:00

Home invasion on Rockford' south side

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A home was invaded Saturday afternoon on Rockford's south side. Police responded to the call around 12:15 p.m. to the 1000 block of 6th Street. Further investigation shows someone was cut by glass during the invasion. Police tell us information is limited at this time.

WIFR - 2018-03-18 04:32:00

Going green: Hundreds enjoy Rockford's St. Patrick's Day Parade

Parade brings luck of the Irish to downtown Scott P. Yates Staff writer @scottpyates ROCKFORD - On a sun-splashed Saturday, hundreds of people helped bring the luck o' the Irish downtown during Rockford's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. About 70 organizations showed their Irish, according to the o

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2018-03-18 02:42:51

Juvenile in custody for suspicion of terrorist threats at Evansville High School

EVANSVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) -- One juvenile is in custody under suspicion of making terrorist threats at Evansville High School Wednesday morning. Evansville police were called to 640 South 5th St. in the City of Evansville in response to alleged threats made to the high school just before 9 a.m., accor


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Family to revamp, reopen small downtown Janesville diner

Buy Now A car passes the future home of The Downtown Diner, a restaurant planned at 13 N. Franklin St., Janesville. The diner, which was last occupied by the former Steve & Holly's Restaurant, is set to reopen as a breakfast and lunch spot in April.Anthony Wahl Local restaurateur Scott Kirchner and


Nobel winner was 'confused' when found near wife's body at landfill: family

ROCKFORD, Ill. - Family members say a Nobel Prize-winning Purdue University chemistry professor was confused and searching for help when his wife's body was found at a northern Illinois landfill. The relatives told WTHR-TV in Indianapolis that 80-year-old Sumire Negishi was "near the end of her batt


Mother, son hurt after dog, coyote altercation

March 14, 2018 at 8:39 am | ROSCOE - Everyone's invited to the Harlem-Roscoe Firefighter's Association's 60th Spring Dinner to have delicious food for a good cause. It will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 at Fire S... March 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm | BELOIT - Data provided annually by the Be


Missing West Lafayette woman found dead, husband sent to hospital

DAVIS JUNCTION, Ill. (WIFR) -- A West Lafayette woman reported missing on Monday evening has been found dead. At 5 a.m. Tuesday, Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies went to the 8200 block of N. Route 251 in Davis Junction to check on an elderly man walking in the area. They found 82-year-old Eiichi Neg


Beloit Memorial High School hosts school safety discussion

BELOIT, WIS. (WIFR) -- Since the deadly shooting in parkland, Florida, schools around the nation and across the stateline are tightening up on security. The Beloit School District is working with the Beloit Police Department to help create an environment where students feel safe. The schools current