The Illinois Attorney General's Office has determined several Winnebago County board members violated the Illinois Open Meetings Act (OMA) by discussing details of a proposed 911 consolidation agreement during closed
The Illinois Attorney General’s Office has determined several Winnebago County board members violated the Illinois Open Meetings Act (OMA) by discussing details of a proposed 911 consolidation agreement during closed session.
Resident Officer Eric Thurmond on administrative leave, linked to ongoing criminal investigation by police
A Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office document, obtained by 13 Investigates, identifies a nationally known Rockford Police officer as part of an ongoing criminal and internal investigation.
Months after unexpectedly closing its doors, a former restaurant owner wants to make good on the gift cards sold to a handful of customers.
In a few weeks, hundreds of RPS 205 high schoolers will graduate and earn a diploma. But have all those students truly earned that degree?
The city of Rockford is responsible for maintaining its roads. When a pot hole surfaces, it’s the city’s job to fix it. But what happens when that pothole causes damage to your car? In most cases the city is not on the hook for it.
MACHESNEY PARK (WREX)- It has been months since ServiCom closed its doors at the final call center location in Machesney Park. Hundreds of employees are
Gift cards to a barbecue restaurant in Rockford called “Big Papa’s” were supposed to be Christmas presents for friends and family. But the restaurant unexpectedly closed, leaving a handful of people with gift cards they can’t use.
Time is running out for a Rockford woman. Without a kidney transplant, Heidi Gordon will die. She is in another fight now, after she says a woman scammed her by taking advantage of her illness. 13 Investigates shares her story.
A Rockford mother says a local funeral home is wrongfully refusing to release her son’s ashes. She says as the only parent listed on the birth certificate, she’s entitled to them. The funeral home says a man claiming to be the father wants half the ashes, and it has reason to hold them until a court decides how to proceed.
Bobby Figinsky was hit and killed by a driver back in October 2017. That driver has never faced any charges in the 13-year-old’s death.
ROCKFORD (WREX) – Eight days ago, 13 Investigates was contacted by a resident living at North Main Manor about a water main break that happened
ROCKFORD (WREX) – Students and parents at East High School reached out to 13 News, saying they were unhappy with the quality of food that
A Belvidere man says an officer with the Belvidere Police Department left him battered and bloody on Father’s Day 2018 for no reason. However, police say they were doing their job.
After a Belvidere man alleges excessive force against Belvidere Police, 13 Investigates looks in to the bitter custody battle at the root of the issue, and the confusing court documents that fueled it.
A Loves Park man faces charges for possessing child pornography, according to the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office.
BELVIDERE (WREX)- Belvidere Police are on scene of a bank robbery and suspicious package at the First National Bank on the corner of South State Street and U.S. 20.
The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office has Rueben Ramirez, Donovan Ramirez and Celestino Rocha in custody for allegedly stealing cars in Machesney Park.
MACHESNEY PARK (WREX)- A Machesney Park man is in custody, accused of having cocaine, marijuana and a stolen gun.
Rockford Police said Friar fired several shots from a car traveling past the Tender Beginnings Learning Center, 2722 Broadway St, on July 17.