All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Shawnee Clanton
    Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for 2011 homicide

    Staff Report Shawnee B. Clanton, 20, was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in front of Judge John Lowry Tuesday, Oct. 14, Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced. Charges against Clanton...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • scam
    BBB warns seniors of ‘free’ Medicare scam

    Staff Report Medicare’s open enrollment period begins Wednesday, Oct. 15, and runs through Sunday, Dec. 7. That makes this the peak season for scammers to make telemarketing calls that trick seniors into revealing personal information or agreeing to...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • Roszkowski
    Oct. 16 memorial service to honor Stanley J. Roszkowski

    Online Staff Report A public memorial service in remembrance of the Hon. Stanley J. Roszkowski (Ret.) will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Stanley J. Roszkowski Courthouse, 327 S. Church St., Rockford. Members of...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • shooting
    Rockford man shot in leg during robbery

    Staff Report A Rockford man was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after being shot in the leg during what police say was an armed robbery in the 2200 block of 10th Street. Police arrived at the scene at around...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • Keith M. Stuckey
    Rockford man jailed after alleged knife incident

    Staff Report A Rockford man is behind bars on felony charges for allegedly threatening his neighbors with a knife early Tuesday at an apartment building at 2439 Homes St. Keith Michael Stuckey, 53, has been charged with...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • Ebola
    Hospital: Rockford patient does not have Ebola

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer A person admitted to Rockford Memorial Hospital with symptoms possibly related to Ebola Monday, Oct. 13, does not have the virus, hospital officials announced Tuesday, Oct. 14. “Given heightened awareness about Ebola...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • 4G-LTE
    Tech-Friendly: Moto G LTE is a great entry-level Android phone and is available at U.S. Cellular and AT&T

    By Paul Gorski The Moto G LTE is a great entry-level Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone and two local carriers sell the phone: U.S. Cellular and AT&T. Verizon appears to only carry the older, slower 3G model as...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • COLUMBUS
    Editorial: Christopher Columbus and the bloody truth

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Baseball, apple pie and Chevrolet are American traditions, correct? Sure, why not? Often considered America’s pastime, baseball is a treasure, although the NFL is king in fall. Americans strive to make pies...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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  • new hangar MRO
    Airport to break ground on new hangar facility Thursday

    Staff Report The Greater Rockford Airport Authority, along with U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, will break ground on the MRO hangar facility at noon Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Chicago Rockford International Airport,...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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  • transformRockfordlogo
    Final Transform Rockford ‘vision’ session tonight at Auburn High School

    Staff Report Transform Rockford, the region’s long-term planning initiative aimed at improving the social and economic condition of the Rockford area, will present the final version of its Community Vision on a 5:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 13,...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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