All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Cornelius Lee Jones Jr.
    Man gets 36 years for 2011 sexual assault of 10-year-old girl

    Online Staff Report Cornelius Lee Jones Jr., 44, has been sentenced to 36 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. A jury found Jones guilty in June 2013 of three counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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  • Heroin
    Rosecrance to be featured in series on heroin crisis on ‘NBC Nightly News’ Sept. 7

    Online Staff Report Rockford’s Rosecrance addiction treatment center will be featured on NBC Nightly News with weekend anchor Lester Holt at 5:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 7, as the network continues its in-depth coverage of the nation’s heroin...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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  • Arrest-Report
    Two face charges following narcotics search at 11th Street apartment

    Online Staff Report Davhon R. Einfeldt, 26, and Bianca D. Simmons, 25, both face charges following a Sept. 4 narcotics search of an apartment at 913 11th St., Rockford. The search of the apartment yielded cannabis and...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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  • BEHRFP
    Behr Iron & Steel cited for eight violations following death of worker, fined $497K

    Online Staff Report Following the March death of a worker at Behr Iron & Steel Inc.’s recycling facility in South Beloit, Illinois, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited the company...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • Scam-Alert!
    City impersonator enters Rockford home

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Officers in Rockford Police District 2 are looking for a man city officials say impersonated a city employee to gain entry into a home Thursday, Sept. 4. According to City of Rockford...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • Communitycentercomputerbank
    Northwest Community Center receives ‘Digital Divide grant

    Online Staff Report The Northwest Community Center has been awarded the 2015  Eliminate the Digital Divide grant. This program is funded by the Department of Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity and funds community technology centers...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • TrainfeaturedAmtrak
    Public polled on new Amtrak station, old freight depot not in current plan

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer A building a local man wants to repurpose was not among those presented to the community Wednesday during a public input session about Rockford’s new Amtrak station. About 100 people gathered at...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • Carbon-Sequestration
    U.S. EPA approves carbon sequestration permits in central Illinois

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved permits allowing the FutureGen Industrial Alliance Inc. to inject carbon dioxide deep underground near Jacksonville, Illinois. This process — known as “carbon sequestration” —...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • Tax-Bill
    Treasurer’s office open until 7 p.m., Sept. 5

    Online Staff Report Winnebago County Treasurer Susan Goral’s office will be open from 7:30 a.m. until 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 5, to receive second installment payments of real estate property taxes, due that date. Although the Treasurer’s...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • Jeff Lemke traveled from his hometown of Cary, Illinois, to Dumas, Haiti, to meet the residents who will directly benefit from the proceeds raised at this year’s annual gala. (Photo courtesy of Food For The Poor, www.FoodForThePoor.org/rockford)
    Rockford residents poised to build their biggest village yet in Haiti

    Online Staff Report The Hope for Haitians Board and Food For The Poor invite you to attend the 13th annual “An Evening in the Tropics” Saturday, Sept. 6, at Giovanni’s Restaurant & ConventionCenter, 610 N. Bell School...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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