All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Schnucks
    Schnucks recalls bakery products

    Online Staff Report Schnucks Bakery has issued a voluntary recall on Devil’s Food Cakes decorated with pecans. Anyone with a pecan allergy who consumed this product may be at risk for serious reaction. During an ingredient/label review, it was noted...

    • Posted June 16, 2014
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  • Prostitution
    Eight arrested following June 15 prostitution operation

    Online Staff Report Sunday, June 15, officers from the Rockford Police Department conducted a Street Crimes Detail within District 2, which is the Pilot Police District. During the course of the operation, officers worked in an undercover...

    • Posted June 16, 2014
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  • shooting
    26-year-old Rockford man dies following Hess Court shooting

    Online Staff Report At around 3:08 a.m., Saturday, June 14, Rockford police responded to 1000 Hess Court in reference to the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two gunshot victims, one adult male and one...

    • Posted June 16, 2014
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  • Anderson-Japanese-Gardens
    Rockford’s Anderson Gardens among top North American Japanese Gardens

    Online Staff Report Sukiya Living magazine (The Journal of Japanese Gardening) recently released its ranking of the highest-quality Japanese gardens in North America. A panel of 41 Japanese garden specialists considered more than 300 public Japanese gardens...

    • Posted June 13, 2014
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  • Medical-Emergency
    UPDATE: Victim in tow truck incident identified

    UPDATE: Scott Doolan has been identified as the 54-year-old victim. The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office has ruled “preliminary” cause of death to be “pelvic injuries” with a “contributing cause of death of coronary artery disease and emphysema.”...

    • Posted June 13, 2014
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  • BearCougarChicken
    Today In Pictures: There are chickens in Rockford

    In recent years, cougar, gray wolf and black bear sightings have prompted Illinois lawmakers to revisit conservation legislation protecting the species. Although wildlife officials say each species is still absent from Illinois, it is believed they will...

    • Posted June 13, 2014
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  • Electric-Meter-2
    ComEd urges customers to be aware of scam artists posing as utilities

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — ComEd is warning residential and business customers to be on the alert for scam artists claiming to be a ComEd representative seeking payment. Over the last few weeks, the company has seen...

    • Posted June 13, 2014
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  • Scam-Alert!
    BBB warns of top summer scams

    Online Staff Report Summer is a great time to take that long-overdue vacation or make much-needed home repairs, but as the weather heats up, so do scams. Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning consumers about the following...

    • Posted June 13, 2014
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  • Summer-Meal-Gap
    Guest Column: USDA joins nation’s communities to feed children during summer meal gap

    By Tim English Midwest Regional Administrator for USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service While their kids are exuberantly shouting, “School’s out!” many parents may be quietly worrying about how they’re going to feed their children this summer. The...

    • Posted June 13, 2014
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  • Little-Oslo
    Katie’s Cup presents Pastor Bill White , author of ‘Little Oslo’, June 17

    Online Staff Report The public is invited to meet and hear the Rev. Bill White, author, as he shares his debut novel, Little Oslo, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, at the coffee bar,...

    • Posted June 13, 2014
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