Rockford man sentenced to 51 years in prison for death of woman at RHA apartment

ROCKFORD (WREX) – Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross announced Judge John Lowry sentenced Deontay Gunnell to 51 years in prison for the death of Rachel Garrett. On December

Feds make largest fentanyl bust in U.S. history

The sensitive nose of a drug-sniffing dog has led to what federal officials say is the largest seizure in US history of fentanyl, the synthetic opioid blamed for the majority of overdose deaths.

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Snow and warmer weather return this weekend

Snow and warmer weather return this weekend

Temperatures take a nice jump, but that comes with a side of snow showers.

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Jury: Man guilty of killing Machesney Park teen

Michael Mernack, 37, killed Rebecaa Finkenhofer, 16, at her Minns home on Dec. 28, 2016.

1 person killed in serious crash in front of Eisenhower M.S.

The Rockford Police Department is on the scene of a serious three car crash in front of Eisenhower Middle School.

Update: No injuries reported after fire at Crop Production Services near Dixon

13 WREX has learned that there has been a fire at Crop Production Services (CPS) in Dixon early this morning.

Winnebago County board approves 2019 budget after weeks of debate about sheriff’s budget

The Winnebago County Board approves a 2019 budget after weeks of debate on how to close a $4 million budget

Officials on scene of a serious wreck in Rockford

Serious car crash in downtown Rockford.