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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials are warning people who plan to recreate in lakes and rivers to be cautious about blue-green algae that can
Ellettsville, Ind. (NBC) — Parts of Ellettsville and Beech Grove are in ruins after tornadoes ripped throughout Indiana. The twister downed power lines and damaged buildings
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ROCKFORD (WREX) — No one is hurt after a dryer caught fire at a Rockford home, Saturday evening. Rockford Fire responded to the 4000 block
ROCKFORD (WREX) — A community housing organization holds its annual women’s empowerment event on Saturday. Habitat for Humanity hosted its second annual Women Build initiative
(NBC) — Registers at Target stores are back up and running, after some stores across the nation closed on Saturday due to a technical glitch.
ROCKFORD (WREX)– Dekalb County announces a plan to keep drivers safe during the summer holiday season. The Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office says traffic enforcement will
A month after being allowed to operate a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), SwedishAmerican is commemorating the unit’s first baby.
The Rockford Police Department hosts a sports fair, allowing kids of all ages to participate in a variety of sports.
Fred VanVleet’s hometown is going all-in on its love and support for its first NBA champion.
ROCKFORD (WREX) — Fred VanVleet’s win on Thursday is a big win for the city of Rockford, as it celebrates its first ever native to
ROCKFORD (WREX) — June 14 is Flag Day and on this day, every year, in Rockford a group of veterans get together to celebrate the
The rate for the sale of foreclosed and distressed properties in Rockford dropped from 55 percent in January of 2014 to five percent this past May as the national and local economies stay strong.
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Olander was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail.
ROCKFORD (WREX) — Five people are facing charges following a months-long drug investigation by the Rockford Police Department. Police say at least one of the
The incident happened in the 2100 block of S. Alpine Rd.
Police have not identified the now-retired sergeant.