ROCKFORD (WREX) – Earlier this year the city of Rockford received a $450,000 federal grant to create a Family Justice Center. To understand what this could bring to Rockford,
ROCKFORD (WREX) – Earlier this year the city of Rockford received a $450,000 federal grant to create a Family Justice Center. To understand what
Domestic violence is an issue the city of Rockford says it is not taking lightly. That’s why it created the Office of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Prevention earlier this year.
ROCKFORD (WREX) – Thousands of domestic violence cases make their way into the Winnebago County courts every year. It’s a place survivors of domestic violence
The fight to prevent domestic violence to start somewhere, and what better place to start than with our kids.
Strangulation is known as one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence.
Dozens turn out for WREX domestic violence town hall, survivors say they know where to turn for help
WREX held a town hall Tuesday evening so the community could ask leaders questions about the impact domestic violence has on the Stateline. Now, some survivors say they know where to turn to for help.
Northern Illinois head football coach Rod Carey had one thought after seeing sexual assault cases all around college football, with the Baylor scandal serving as the tipping point.
13 WREX, in partnership with the Salvation Army and Rockford’s 10th Ward, will be hosting a town hall event on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 6:30-8 p.m.
ROCKFORD (WREX) — People who are strangled by a partner are 750 times more likely to be killed. That’s according to experts in Winnebago County.
Friday morning, Mayor McNamara joined 13 WREX on its morning show to talk about the domestic violence march, and why it is so important.
Well why didn’t you just leave? Those are 5 words almost every domestic violence survivor hears.
Children and young adults can create art and create awareness about a growing issue in our community at the same time.
It’s easy to run into a domestic violence survivor, even when you’re not looking for one. 13 WREX set up a camera and two chairs outside the Winnebago County Courthouse one Monday morning, to see how many survivors would talk to us about their experiences with domestic violence.
ROCKFORD (WREX) – Rockford Police say domestic violence accounts for roughly a third of the city’s violent crime. Chief Dan O’Shea says it’s having a
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Most of us watched from afar as parts of California were destroyed by one of the deadliest fires to ever rip through the state. But, one Stateline woman was there to help residents get back on their feet.
It will take several weeks to completely demolish the old nursing home that went up in flames over the weekend.
Rockford Police say package thefts are on the rise in the city. Since December 3, around a half-dozen packages have been taken from porches.
FREEPORT (WREX) – Some of the most important developmental years in a child’s life are before they even enter kindergarten. That’s why one area school