One dead in shooting outside Rockford Taco Bell

ROCKFORD - A 25-year-old man was pronounced dead at a local hospital Tuesday after being shot in the parking lot of a west side fast-food restaurant. Police say shortly after 9:30 p.m., officers responded to Taco Bell at 2602 Auburn St.…

Woman shot dead at Rockford gas station

UPDATE: The female victim in last Sunday's shooting is identified as Jennifer Jones, 37, of Rockford. She died after being shot at the Citgo gas station on Auburn Street. ROCKFORD - A woman was shot and killed Sunday morning at gas…

Rockford’s Co-Lin Metals Fabricating expands

ROCKFORD - A Rockford manufacturer celebrating its 60th year in business doubled its manufacturing space after an October acquisition. Co-Lin Metals Fabricating Inc. acquired the assets of HLAVA Industrial Welding and its building at 5295…

Tom McNamara named to Pritzker’s transition team

ROCKFORD - Illinois Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker announced today that Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara will join the Budget & Innovation Team as part of the bi-partisan Transition Committee. The team will focus on tackling the financial…

City announces winter warming centers

ROCKFORD - The City of Rockford Human Services Department, a Community Action Agency, announces the availability of warming centers in Winnebago and Boone counties during the 2018-2019 winter season. These facilities provide safe and warm…

2018 Midterm Election Results

Illinois Governor 100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING >  JB Pritzker (D) 2,382,536 54% Bruce Rauner (R / Inc.) 1,723,015 39% Sam McCann (C) 188,486 4% Kash Jackson (L) 105,480 2%…

IceHogs recall McArdle, Manning from Indy

ROCKFORD - The IceHogs today announced they have recalled defensemen Josh McArdle and Neil Manning from their ECHL affiliate, the Indy Fuel. Manning, 27, has logged six points (2g, 4a) in nine games with the Fuel in 2018-19. He shares…

AHL: Wild stymie IceHogs

ROCKFORD - Despite a season-high mark of 41 saves from Collin Delia, the Iowa Wild escaped with a 2-1 shootout victory over the Rockford IceHogs at the BMO Harris Bank Center Saturday. The 24-year-old Rockford netminder is now unbeaten…

AHL: Raddysh powers IceHogs to 3-2 win at Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE - Darren Raddysh scored the game’s final two goals to propel the Rockford IceHogs to a 3-2 overtime victory over the Milwaukee Admirals at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena Friday. With the IceHogs entering the third trailing 2-1,…

Bowl eligible NIU wins fifth straight game

AKRON, Ohio - The Northern Illinois University Huskies got big plays on offense, defense and special teams to post its fifth straight win, 36-26, over Akron, and in the process became bowl eligible for the 10th time in the last 11 years…

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