Shots fired in Rockford armed robbery

ROCKFORD - Nobody was injured Tuesday morning after shots were fired during an armed robbery on Rockford's west side. Police say the incident unfolded shortly after 1 a.m., in the 900 block of North Winnebago Street, where officers…

Police probe burglary at Rockford restaurant

ROCKFORD - Detectives with the Rockford Police Department are investigating a burglary at an east-side restaurant early Tuesday. Shortly before 5 a.m., officers in the 3700 block of East State Street met with an employee of Johnny…

Rockford man convicted in 2017 fatal shooting

ROCKFORD - A Rockford man was convicted Monday in connection with a fatal shooting. Deon L. Hart, 23, was found guilty of first-degree murder and aggravated discharge of a firearm after a jury trial in front of Judge Brendan Maher.…

Canada’s top news program focusing on Fred VanVleet

ROCKFORD - The 205 Tip-Off Classic starts tonight with two big ballgames at East High School and one at Auburn – and among the crowd at Auburn will be members of Canada’s longest-running news magazine TV series. "W5" has been filming a…

Crawford logs 39 saves, Blackhawks beat Wild 3-1

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks got off to a fast start and then leaned on Corey Crawford to pull out a sorely needed win. Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad scored first-period goals, Crawford made 39 saves and Chicago held on to…

Bears win fourth straight, widen NFC North lead

CHICAGO (AP) — Khalil Mack had a sack and fumble recovery, Eddie Jackson returned an interception for a touchdown and the Chicago Bears tightened their grip on the NFC North with a 25-20 victory over the second-place Minnesota Vikings on…

Incoming Illinois Dem won’t back Madigan

SPRINGFIELD -  In Illinois, next year’s legislative leaders are the same as this year’s, which is a cause of concern for some. The Senate already chose legislative leaders ceremonially, and they will stay the same as they are now for…

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.…

Your Horoscope – November 14, 2018

ARIES You’ll be at the head of a group taking part in a highly memorable activity. The outcome will reflect the effort you put into the project. And you’ll overcome a bit of shyness in the process. TAURUS You’ll have to adopt…