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Arrest made in Pecatonica homicide

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - A 53-year-old man is in custody for allegedly stabbing a man to death in Pecatonica Thursday night. David W. Baldwin was jailed in Wisconsin Friday on unrelated charges. He was later charged in…

Rockford man charged with sexual assault

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - A 49-year-old man has been indicted by a Winnebago County grand jury in a sexual assault authorities say occurred last month on the city's near-east side. Juan Moreno-Jimenez is charged with criminal…

Rockford police arrest wanted suspect

Staff Report ROCKFORD - A man wanted on a probation warrant was arrested Wednesday on the city's northwest side.  Police say at approximately 12:30 a.m., Rockford SCOPE officers received information regarding the whereabouts of Julio…

Two women shot on Rockford’s west side

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Investigators with the Rockford Police Department are investigating a shooting that left two  women wounded early Friday in the 4000 block of Auburn Street. Shortly after 1 a.m., Rockford officers responded to…

Women charged in Cherry Valley stabbing

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Two women were jailed Thursday after a woman was stabbed in Cherry Valley.  Police say at approximately 12:15 p.m.,  Thursday, Rockford patrol officers responded to a residence in the 500 block of Cherry Street…