All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Mac-computer
    Tech-Friendly: Bending iPhones and iOS 8.0.2 update

    By Paul Gorski I was trying to avoid another Apple Inc.-centric column this week. I do use other technology, but Apple just cannot stay out of the news. Apple recently issued an update, iOS 8.0.2, to the...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • Pickett
    20-year sentence in 2013 homicide

    Online Staff Report A Rockford man will spend the next 20 years in prison for a 2013 homicide, Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced Tuesday, Sept. 30. Tronte Pickett, 20, was sentenced by Judge Rosemary Collins...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • Minnifield
    Parolee arrested after search warrant at RHA property

    Online Staff Report A man currently on parole was arrested Monday, Sept. 29, after a search warrant was executed inside an apartment owned by the Rockford Housing Authority. Sept. 29, the Neighborhood Response Unit and Rockford Police...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • Michael Phelps
    Olympic star Michael Phelps arrested on second DUI charge

    Online Staff Report Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol early Tuesday, Sept. 30, after police in Baltimore say he was speeding and that he crossed a double lane line....

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • harnishchandler
    Former NIU QB Harnish signed to Vikings practice squad

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The man Jordan Lynch backed up for two years at Northern Illinois got another shot at the NFL Monday, after being signed to the Minnesota Vikings practice squad. Chandler Harnish, who quarterbacked...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • Police Lights
    Man arrested after ax incident

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer A man was shot with a non-lethal bean-bag round after police say he was smashing his neighbor’s property with an ax Friday morning in the 2800 block of Highcrest Road. Eric Fasnacht,...

    • Posted September 26, 2014
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  • Jay-Cutler
    The Odds Man: Chicago, Detroit, San Diego good bets in Week 4

    By Jeff Helberg The Odds Man Week 3 straight up: 11-5 (69 percent) After Week 3: 31-17 (64 percent) Against the spread (ATS) bets: 4-1-1 (80 percent) Survivor: 1-0 (N.E.) Week 3’s biggest disappointments were Packers, Texans,...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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  • police-lights
    Updated: Roosevelt High School evacuated after bomb threat

    Update: Students and staff at Roosevelt Community Education Center have returned to the building, following a bomb threat Thursday morning. Rockford police and fire determined the threat was not credible, and a student was taken into police custody....

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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  • tonystewart
    Grand jury: No charges against Tony Stewart

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer There will be no criminal charges filed against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart in the death of Kevin Ward Jr., court officials announced Wednesday, Sept. 24. The investigation was sent to a grand...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • The Laurent House at dusk. (Photo by Nels Akerlund)
    Laurent House to remain open for tours throughout the year

    Staff Report Tours of Rockford’s historic Laurent House, 4646 Spring Brook Road, will now be offered year round. The home, considered by designer Frank Lloyd Wright as one of the 38 best works of his career, is...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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