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Rural Janesville woman's body found frozen next to her car

TOWN OF HARMONY A woman's body was found frozen in her rural driveway Wednesday, and Rock County sheriff's detectives are investigating. Nothing has been found to raise suspicion of foul play in the death of Lorie Hanson, age 51 or 52, said Capt. Todd Christiansen, head of detectives for the sheriff

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-01-18 15:43:00

2nd suspect found not guilty in killing of Rockford teen

A second suspect accused in the killing of a 15-year-old Rockford boy is found not guilty on all counts, according to Winnebago County court records. Prosecutors say Latravius Stringer was one of two men responsible for the December 2016 shooting death of Lovantay Allen. However a jury pool disagre

13 WREX-TV - 2018-01-19 01:15:00

Rockford woman killed, Marengo man hurt in McHenry County crash

A Rockford woman has died and a Marengo man is hurt after a two-car crash in the unincorporated town of Union in McHenry County Wednesday night. According to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office, a 2005 Honda Civic driven by a 27-year-old Rockford woman was going westbound on Route 176 around 9:30 p.

13 WREX-TV - 2018-01-18 20:21:00

'I'm proud of the man he became,' says father of Marine killed at Camp Pendleton

A father in southern Wisconsin is mourning the loss of his only son, Pfc. Ethan Barclay-Weberpal. The U.S. Marine was stabbed to death on Tuesday by another Marine at Camp Pendleton in California. The circumstances leading up to the fatal stabbing are still under investigation. "I was actually driv

WISN - 2018-01-19 04:21:00

Charges lessened in Janesville shooting death

JANESVILLE--A man accused of a shooting death in Janesville last May is no longer charged with murder. As part of a plea agreement announced in Rock County Court on Thursday, Barquis D. McKnight pleaded guilty to a lesser charge: homicide by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon. McKnight, 33, of

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-01-18 17:33:00

City leaders work to put an end to human trafficking & domestic violence with community forum

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Rockford ranks 10th in the U.S. and 2nd in the state for human trafficking, while domestic violence accounts for 30 percent of the calls for violent crime in Winnebago County. Advocates are now working to educate the public and put an end to these issues. "It makes my heart

WIFR - 2018-01-19 06:15:00

Peoria man acquitted in Rockford teen's fatal shooting

ROCKFORD -Jurors deliberated for nearly four hours on Thursday before acquitting a Peoria man in the fatal shooting of a Rockford teen. The verdict - not guilty on all counts - in Latravius Q. Stringer's murder trial came after closing arguments focused largely on the credibility of the teen's mothe

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2018-01-18 17:43:00

Rockford man facing felony charges in Texas following road rage incident

BURNET COUNTY, Texas (WIFR) - A Rockford man is facing felony charges following an alleged exchange of gunfire with police in Texas. David Meyer is in a Burnet County, Texas jail on $500,000 bond. Investigators say Meyer threatened a family during a road rage incident that eventually led to exchang

WIFR - 2018-01-19 05:00:00

Saugerties Man Arrested Following Traffic Stop

KINGSTON - Members of the Ulster County Sheriff's Office report the arrest of Joshua M. Rua, 19, of Saugerties. On Jan. 16, 2018, a Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit stopped a vehicle on Route 9W in the Town of Saugerties for an equipment violation. Authorities said the driver, Joshua Rua, was allegedly fou


Police Investigate Kingston Bank Robbery

KINGSTON - Kingston Police have few details to provide about a bank robbery that occurred about 4:40 p.m. on Thursday. At this time, they have not identified the bank that was robbed. Police have one person in custody. They say no one was injured or hurt during the incident. The Kingston Police Depa


Hyde Park man accused of stealing more than $30,000 from business

TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> A Hyde Park man is accused of stealing more than $30,000 from a business where he was employed as the controller, town of Poughkeepsie police said Wednesday. Dennis C. Morgan, age unavailable, of 5 Watson Place, was arrested Jan. 11 and charged with grand larceny, a fel


Police: Woman Allegedly Forged and Cashed Stolen Checks

An Ulster County woman was arrested following an investigation by State Police. On January 16, 2018, State Police in Kingston arrested Tara M Dodd, 53 of Cottekill, N.Y. The arrest followed an investigation that revealed that Dodd stole personal checks from an aquaintance and forged and cashed thos

HUDSONVALLEYPOST.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Ice jammed Route 7 is back open in Kent

The view of the ice jam looking south from Kent's Route 341 bridge over the Housatonic River on Wednesday. The level of the water has dropped, but so far there hasn't been any breaking up of the mile-long ice jam that formed on Saturday. Lynn Mellis Worthington Republican-American KENT - Route 7, wh


Police: Hyde Park man stole more than $30,000 while controller

A Hyde Park man remained in Dutchess County Jail without bail Wednesday night following his arrest on charges linked to his alleged theft of more than $30,000 while controller of a Town of Poughkeepsie business, police said. Dennis C. Morgan allegedly stole the money over a five-month period in 2017

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 00:57:33

Hyde Park woman, a sex offender, arrested in Woodstock

HYDE PARK, N.Y. >> Police on Tuesday arrested in Woodstock a 39-year-old woman who was wanted on a Hyde Park arrest warrant for failing to register as a sex offender. Nicole Plass, 39, also known as Donna Howay, Nicky Lee and Nicky Nick, has been wanted since Jan. 31, 2015, when Hyde Park Town Court


Route 7 reopens after flooding, but Kent ice dam still in place

The Town of Kent, Connecticut held a press conference on Tuesday, January 16 on a mile-long, 12-foot thick block of ice that Media: CTGlobal KENT - Traffic on Route 7 started flowing again about midday Thursday, after flooding from the nearby Housatonic River began to recede. The mile-long ice dam

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-01-18 22:22:06

Waverly man accused of killing wife, unborn child still unfit to stand trial

The Waverly man accused of murdering his wife and unborn child back in September is still unfit to stand trial. A hearing in Morgan County Court Tuesday was scheduled to review the fitness of 29-year old Nathan Henson. At that hearing, Morgan County State's Attorney Gray Noll, along with Defense Att

WLDS.COM - 2018-01-18 18:26:57

Five at 5: Gas prices expected to jump after refinery outage and 4 other stories you should see

A refinery outage Wednesday in Roxana is predicted to affect gasoline prices throughout much of Illinois by as much as 20 cents a gallon. Four other stories you should read are Illini have a new offensive coordinator, Cape Air responds to SkyWest appeal, Rauner to start airing Pritzker adds and the

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-01-18 22:50:00

Springfield dine-in tax off the table for now

Restaurant owners flocked to the Springfield City Council chamber Thursday to express their opposition to a 2 percent dine-in tax that had been privately discussed by some aldermen. But before their seats were warm, Ward 1 Ald. Chuck Redpath cleared the air. He had the business owners who were conce

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 04:52:55

Rural residents turning to hauling water

John Six of rural Concord has been hauling water to his cows for about six months, something he has rarely done for that length of time in 44 years of grain and livestock farming. "The streams in the pastures have dried up and my wells are not furnishing enough water for my hog buildings, so, theref