All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Jamie Key
    UPDATE: Police probe morning homicide

    Online Staff Report The man wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred early Saturday morning, May 3, is in custody. Jamie Key, 26, of 1014 15th St., has been charged with two counts of attempted first-degree...

    • Posted May 3, 2014
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    Public invited to discuss District 205 school closings

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Rockford school leaders are seeking public input to decide on a plan that may close as many as nine District 205 buildings in an effort improve education. The district will present three...

    • Posted May 3, 2014
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  • David McCoy
    Rockford man faces charges in April 28 hit-and-run on West State

    Online Staff Report David McCoy, 33, of Rockford, has been arrested after attempting to flee officers April 28 and being involved in a hit-and-run that left another driver in serious condition. The incident occurred around 10:20 p.m.,...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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  • FCC logo
    Maverick Media fined by FCC

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The former owner of WNTA AM has agreed to pay the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) $185,000 to resolve allegations that it misrepresented a show that promoted products and services on the air....

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Money-3
    Gov. Quinn announces $300,000 in community stabilization grants for northern Illinois

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) has announced a $7.2 million investment that will allow communities across Illinois to clear blight and stabilize neighborhoods. The investment includes $300,000 for Carroll, Stephenson and Winnebago...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • SchnucksRural
    Schnucks to close two Rockford stores

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Schnucks Markets, Inc., will close two of its 10 Rockford-area supermarkets at the end of May, the St. Louis-based chain announced Thursday, May 1. The move will close the 42,000-square-foot store at...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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    Kids’ Night at Rockford Speedway Saturday, May 3

    By Rockford Speedway LOVES PARK, Ill. — This Saturday night, May 3, marks the first of four “Kids’ Nights” this summer at Rockford Speedway, 9572 Forest Hills Road, Loves Park, Ill. On Kids’ Night, kids 11 and...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Veterans
    State Rep. Jefferson urges support for Illinois Veterans History Project

    Online Staff Report State Rep. Charles “Chuck” Jefferson, D-Rockford, is encouraging residents to take part in the Illinois Veterans History Project developed by Secretary of State Jesse White (D) to ensure a permanent record of Illinois’ veterans...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Family-reciliency
    Foster resiliency in yourself and your family

    By Phyllis Picklesimer Media/Communications Specialist, U of I ACES News and Public Affairs URBANA, Ill. — Have you ever known a person who went through very difficult times and left you wondering, “How can they handle so...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Electricity
    ComEd hosts utility conference on storm response

    More than 40 executives from 26 leading utilities share best practices Online Staff Report CHICAGO— As part of ComEd’s ongoing efforts to improve service to customers and enhance its storm restoration process, the company today hosted a...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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