All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Kayla Ann Lund
    Probation for mom in baby’s death

    Staff Report The South Beloit woman found guilty of the 2011 death of her infant son will be released on probation. Kayla Lund, 25, was found guilty of manslaughter and endangering the life/health of a child in July....

    • Posted September 15, 2014
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  • Greenwich-Village-2014
    Local artists among winners at 66th annual Greenwich Village Art Fair

    Staff Report Rockford Art Museum (RAM) named the winners of its 66th annual Greenwich Village Art Fair during the two-day show Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13-14. The following were chosen as winners by 2014 Judge Juan Fernandez:...

    • Posted September 15, 2014
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  • Rockford-Symphony
    Rockford Symphony Orchestra announces one-day ticket sale

    Staff Report The Rockford Symphony Orchestra is hosting a one-day sale Wednesday, Sept. 17, in celebration of the grand opening of its new shared office with Northern Public Radio. Tickets to the opening night performances of the...

    • Posted September 15, 2014
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  • shooting
    Still no suspects in weekend homicide

    Staff Report Police have not identified a suspect in a deadly shooting that shattered the silence of an otherwise peaceful east-side neighborhood over the weekend. A 41-year-old man was shot multiple times outside a duplex in the...

    • Posted September 15, 2014
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  • child text
    Why our Industrial Age schools are failing our Information Age kids

    Staff Report In spite of the billions of dollars spent on educational reform since “A Nation at Risk” was published in 1987, more than half of America’s high school seniors are not proficient in reading, and 75...

    • Posted September 15, 2014
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  • childtrafficking
    Ending child sex trafficking

    Staff Report Human trafficking is the world’s fastest-growing criminal enterprise and is an estimated $32 billion-a-year global industry. Up to 27 million people around the world are held in some form of slavery, but last year, only...

    • Posted September 15, 2014
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  • booze
    Five merchants cited for selling alcohol to minors

    SPRINGFIELD – Five establishments were cited for selling alcohol to minors under 21 in Winnebago County. The Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) conducted underage compliance checks on Thursday, Sept, 11. In conjunction with the Illinois Secretary of...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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  • John Wright
    Two arrested for burglary, more charges possible

    Staff Report A 52-year-old Rockford man and a 17-year-old male have been charged with burglary. John B. Wright was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 9. He is being held at the Winnebago County Jail. Bond has been set at...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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  • Fatal-Crash-1
    Two die in Lee County crash

    Staff Report Two people were killed Thursday, Sept. 11, after a two-car crash in Lee County, near Illinois Route 2 and Frontage Road. Misty Noah, 34, of Dixon, was the front-seat passenger in a van driven by 76-year-old John...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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  • Lawscalegavel
    Rock Island sheriff pleads guilty to cyberstalking

    Staff Report Chicago – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (I) announced Friday that Rock Island County Sheriff Jeffrey Boyd resigned and pleaded guilty to attempted official misconduct based on allegations of attempted cyberstalking. Boyd, 48, of Rock Island,...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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