All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Martin
    Man sentenced to 12 years in fatal hit-and-run

    Staff Report Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced Friday that Justin Martin, 33, was sentenced to 12 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Judge Patrick Heaslip. Martin will also be on Mandatory Supervised Release...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • Dominic Adesanya
    White House fence jumper charged with kicking Secret Service dogs

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The Maryland man caught climbing over a fence at the White House Thursday has been charged with injuring animals for allegedly kicking two Secret Service dogs during his capture. Federal law enforcement...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • Fitzgerald
    Man arrested on child pornography charges

    Staff Report The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office, along with the Illinois Attorney General, announced multiple charges of child pornography against a Rockford man. Christopher Fitzgerald, 47, was arrested Thursday, Oct. 23, after investigators executed a search...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • police-investigation
    Woman hit with liquor bottle during home invasion

    Staff Report A woman was hit in the head with a liquor bottle Thursday, Oct. 23, during a home invasion on Rockford’s west side. Two suspects entered a home at 1110 Morgan St. through an unlocked door...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • ARMEDROBBERY
    Police arrest robbery suspect

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Bryce P. Buczynski, 19, of Rockford, has been arrested in connection with two armed robberies. Buczynski was wanted after armed robberies occurred at 2605 Broadway Sunday and Walgreens on Charles Street two...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • ghoulishtt
    Rockford area trick-or-treat times

    Staff Report It’s Halloween time, and that means children will be trick-or-treating throughout the Rockford area. Following are trick-or-treat times for Friday, Oct. 31: Belvidere: 4-8 p.m.; Beloit: 5- 7 p.m.; Byron: 5- 8 p.m.; Caledonia: 6-8...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • JohnKuhninPhilly
    The Odds Man: Three road dogs good bets in NFL Week 8

    By Jeff Helberg The Odds Man The Odds Man through Week 7 Week 7 Straight up: 11-4; Season: 72-34 Week 7 Against the Spread (ATS): 2-6; Season: 20-16-2 Week 7 Survivor: 1-0; Season 6-1 Week 8 Predictions...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • hogsfalltoamerks
    IceHogs nipped in third period, return home Saturday

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Rochester, N.Y. – A third-period surge by the Rochester Americans (3-1-0-0) stopped the Rockford IceHogs from coming home with a win Wednesday night, as the ‘Hogs fell 3-2 in American Hockey League...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Law
    BGA sues Chicago Police Department over transparency

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — In September, the Better Government Association (BGA) asked the Chicago Police Department (CPD) to turn over copies of any correspondence between aldermen and district commanders over a one-week period. Hoping to gauge...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • River
    Clean water groups highlight progress for Apple River, call for more success stories

    By Environment Illinois CHICAGO — On the heels of the 42nd anniversary of the Clean Water Act, a new report tells the story of how the bedrock environmental law has helped to restore and protect the Apple...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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