5 charged in 3 Rockford killings

ROCKFORD -- Five people have been charged in three Rockford homicides, Winnebago County State's Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross announced Thursday.  David R. Stephens, 30, is charged with first-degree murder, aggravated discharged of a

City halts St. Peter’s chancery demolition

ROCKFORD -- Plans to demolish the former chancery building next to Cathedral of St. Peter were halted Thursday, as city officials denied the Catholic Diocese of Rockford a permit to tear it down. The news comes after a group aimed at…

Delia strong in IceHogs’ win

ROCKFORD -- Lucas Carlsson and Jordan Schroeder notched their second goals in as many nights and Collin Delia stopped 37 shots as the IceHogs downed the Grand Rapids Griffins 2-1 Sunday at the BMO Harris Bank Center. With the win, the…

Bears clinch NFC North with 24-17 win over Green Bay

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Jackson ended Aaron Rodgers' NFL-record streak without an interception and the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North with a 24-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.…

Rockford woman charged with shooting teen

ROCKFORD -- A Rockford woman was jailed Thursday for allegedly shooting a 16-year-old boy. Samantha Holt, 33, is charged with aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated domestic battery, charges that stem from a domestic dispute…

Area law enforcement investigating bomb threats

ROCKFORD -- Rockford-area police agencies are investigating bomb threats at various businesses. The Rockford Catholic Diocese received a threat at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The building was quickly evacuated and and police searched the…

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