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George H.W. Bush dies

HOUSTON (AP) — He was the man who sought a "kinder, and gentler nation," and the one who sternly invited Americans to read his lips — he would not raise taxes. He was the popular leader of a mighty coalition that dislodged Iraq from Kuwait,…

Man arrested in gas station burglary

ROCKFORD - A Rockford man has been arrested in connection with a burglary that occurred early Tuesday near downtown. Darion Turley, 19, was arrested Thursday afternoon after Rockford Police Officers from the Rockford Housing Authority…

Illinois House overrides VOICES Act veto

SPRINGFIELD - It’s now law for police in Illinois to certify in a timely manner complaints of abuse or assault filed by illegal immigrants, who can then use such reports in working toward certain citizenship visas. Gov. Bruce Rauner had…

Second victim in weekend shooting dies

UPDATE: The two people killed in Sunday's shooting have been identified as Rockford residents 25-year-old Chiyara Nelson and 29-year-old Shawnquez Edwards. ROCKFORD - A second victim of a shooting near Broadway and Eighth Street over the…

Police probe fatal shooting

ROCKFORD -  The Rockford Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting. On Sunday, Nov. 25, shortly before 2:30 a.m. Rockford patrol officers responded to the area of Broadway and 8th Street in reference to a call for shots fired.…

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