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Man shot on North Winnebago Street

Staff Report ROCKFORD - A 28-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday morning after being shot on the city's west side.  At approximately 11:45 a.m., patrol offers responded to shots-fired report in the 700 block of…

Police: Rockford double homicide not random

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - A double homicide Thursday morning on the city's west side appears to be a targeted act, according to the Rockford Police Department. Police say the incident unfolded just after 3:30 a.m., in the…

Tony Gasparini sworn in as Second Ward alderman

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - A longtime Rockford funeral director, on Monday, was sworn in as the new alderman of the city's Second Ward.  Tony Gasparini, owner of Tony Gasparini Funerals, will sit in for Jonathan Logemann,…