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Suspect at large in fatal Rockford shooting

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - One man is dead and another wanted by police after a shooting in Rockford's near-east side Tuesday morning.  Rockford Police Chief Dan O'Shea said the department's ShotSpotter alarm was triggered at…

5 charged in drug investigation

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - Five people have been charged after a monthslong drug investigation involving a residence in Rockford and Loves Park bar. According to police, authorities received complaints that 38-year-old…

Teen dies in Rockford BMX competition

Staff Report ROCKFORD - A teenage boy died Sunday from injuries suffered while competing in the Midwest Nationals Searls Park. According to USA BMX, Carson Stoffel, of Huntington, Indiana, died at a local hospital Sunday afternoon.…

Fred VanVleet dedicates NBA title to Rockford

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - Fred VanVleet gave credit to the Golden State Warriors for being the best in the business after his Toronto Raptors defeated them 114-110 to win the NBA title Thursday. He also dedicated the win to…

Pritzker signs expanded abortion bill

By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a bill to expand abortion protections in Illinois, a move that comes while some Republican-led states try to restrict the procedure. The law establishes abortion as…

Man killed in Albert Avenue shooting

Staff Report ROCKFORD - A 19-year-man was pronounced dead in a shooting that occurred on Rockford's west side Friday night. Police say the shooting happened around 11 p.m., in 300 block of Albert Ave. Officers were called to the…