All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Ponius
    Rockford man sentenced to 23 years for murder, robbery

    Staff Report A Rockford man will spend 23 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and robbery, Winnebago  County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced Tuesday, Nov. 4. Damien Ponius, 20, pleaded guilty in front of Judge...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • Crystal Gale Caldwell
    Woman sentenced to 15 years in death of 63-year-old man

    Staff Report A woman accused of killing a 63-year-old Rockford man last year will spend the next 15 years in prison, Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced. Crystal Gale Caldwell, 32, pleaded guilty Monday, Nov. 3,...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • Latasha Holliman
    Two arrested after search of Rockford home

    Staff Report The Rockford Police Department’s District 2 Neighborhood Response Unit arrested two people Monday, after a conducting a search warrant at a home in the 1200 block of 20th Avenue, a property owned by the Rockford...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • votefeature
    Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Weichel and Maggio for forest preserve commissioner

    FOR COUNTY FOREST PRESERVE COMMISSIONER (Vote for not more than 2) One of these candidates will not be elected: Lenae Weichel, Jeff Tilly or Cheryl Maggio. Tilly is on the Winnebago County Board of Appeals, which has...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • Election Guide
    Nov. 4 General Election Guide

    Following is an overview of endorsements made by The Rock River Times in key races in the Tuesday, Nov. 4, General Election. See the Editorials Section for in-depth endorsements.  Local Winnebago County Sheriff Bob Springer (D) NO ENDORSEMENT Gary Caruana (R) Forest Preserve...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos
    Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Re-elect Cheri Bustos

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer It’s a pugilistic rematch between U.S. Rep Cheri Bustos (D) and GOP challenger Bobby Schilling for 17th Congressional District seat. The latest drama unfolded last week as Bustos staffer Heidi Schultz resigned...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • vote election
    Race for Winnebago County Sheriff: Which ‘Good Ol’ Boys Club’ do you want? Or none at all?

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher One could assert: “How exactly does 26 years of guarding packages at the UPS cargo facility at Chicago Rockford International Airport in Rockford — with no power to arrest and no...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • IceHogs-USE
    IceHogs sweep in Texas, extend win streak

    Staff Report SAN ANTONIO  – The Rockford IceHogs (7-2-0-1) defeated the San Antonio Rampage (5-5-0-0) for the second consecutive night. The visiting Hogs tallied two goals in the first two periods and added a third period goal...

    • Posted November 1, 2014
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  • IceHogs-USE
    IceHogs eye fifth straight win

    Staff Report SAN ANTONIO – The Rockford IceHogs hope to make it five wins in a row as they face the San Antonio Rampage Saturday, Nov. 1, at the AT&T Center in the second of a two-game...

    • Posted November 1, 2014
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  • Winnebago County Clerk Margie Mullins
    Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Retain County Clerk Margie Mullins

    Winnebago County Clerk Margie Mullins (D) is challenged by John Guevara, a Republican member of the Winnebago County Board. When examining this race, it’s impossible to ignore a significant blunder under Mullins’ watch. Her office failed to certify...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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