All posts tagged "Featured"

  • BearWatch420X470
    Black bear sighting dominates weekend news

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Residents of Winnebago County were on high alert over the weekend after a black bear strolled into a yard in the 2100 block of Geddes Road Saturday morning, June 7. The bear...

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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  • Maher2
    GOP subject of Bill Maher shtick

    Bill Maher plays the Coronado Performing Arts Center Saturday, June 7 By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Bill Maher won’t candy coat anything tonight when his standup tour stops at the Coronado Performing Arts Center. In fact, the...

    • Posted June 7, 2014
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  • Lamarcus "Kool Aid" Bassett
    Lamarcus ‘Kool Aid’ Bassett sought for suspected involvement in area shootings

    Online Staff Report Lamarcus L. Bassett, a.k.a. “Kool Aid,” 21, of Rockford, is sought by Rockford Police for his suspected involvement in several area shooting incidents. He is wanted on two active arrest warrants, and should be...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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  • police-investigation
    2-year-old cut by broken glass after window struck by gunfire on Auburn Street

    Online Staff Report At approximately 8:57 p.m., June 5, Rockford officers responded to 1420 Auburn St. in reference to an aggravated discharge of a firearm. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the homeowner, who advised she was at...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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  • Queen
    Today In Pictures: ‘Forest City Queen,’ B103 and ‘Friday Grab ‘n Go’

    B103’s Michelle Marcomb (second from top), was on the air from the Riverview Ice House Friday, June 6, reminding listeners of the “Friday Grab n Go Lunch Cruise,” the lunch package that includes a bag lunch and...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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  • Scam-Alert!
    BBB warns of ComEd scam calls

    Online Staff Report A recent increase in calls has prompted the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to issue another warning on scam artists that are targeting individual consumers and businesses with the false claims that their utility bills...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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  • Gas-Pump-USE
    AAA: Gas prices rise as summer travel off to hot start

    Online Staff Report AURORA, Ill. — The majority of Illinois residents (75 percent) plan to kick-start the summer travel season by taking at least one leisure trip of 50 miles or more requiring overnight accommodations during the...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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  • State-Police
    Roadside Safety Check to be conducted in Winnebago County Saturday, June 7

    Online Staff Report PECATONICA, Ill. — Illinois State Police (ISP), District 16, will conduct a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) in Winnebago County Saturday, June 7, according to Captain Todd Rohlwing. The ISP has zero tolerance for impaired...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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  • e-reader
    Jesse White promotes eRead Illinois program

    Online Staff Report Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White (D) has announced that patrons of libraries that have joined the eRead Illinois program will have access to thousands of digital books, or “ebooks,” through their...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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  • Heroin-epidemic
    Heroin epidemic: Winnebago County sheriff’s deputies to begin carrying ‘overdose kit’

    Online Staff Report The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office is taking a new approach in the battle to combat the growing number of heroin overdose-related deaths in Winnebago County. In 2013, based on information from Winnebago County Coroner...

    • Posted June 5, 2014
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