All posts tagged "Featured"

  • VOTE-USE-2014
    Meet John Doe: More police board conflicts of interest this election

    By Paul Gorski Last week, I described what I considered questionable ethics and the good old boys network being alive and well in “Meet John Doe: Caruana should have avoided police board conflicts of interest” Oct. 22-28...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • iPhone6-USE
    Tech-Friendly: iPhone 6 is much bigger and a little better from U.S. Cellular

    By Paul Gorski The press seems to love Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Rave reviews fill search engine results. Well, not here. I have been reviewing a new iPhone 6 from U.S. Cellular (http://www.uscellular.com)...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • Prostitution
    Police street detail results in five prostitution arrests

    Staff Report A street crimes detail on Rockford’s east side resulted in the arrest of five individuals on prostitution-related charges last weekend, police announced Tuesday, Oct. 28. During the detail conducted Sunday, Oct. 26, the Rockford Police...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • 2hampton
    Local finds second Dan Hampton wallet at Sinnissippi Park

    Staff Report A local resident became the second to find a wallet lost by former Chicago Bear great Dan Hampton as part of a fan engagement program to raise money for the United Way. Danielle Simpson found Hampton’s missing wallet...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • halloweensexoffender
    Police warn of registered sex offenders as Halloween nears

    Staff Report To ensure a safe Halloween for trick-or-treaters, the Rockford Police Department is warning parents that there are 472 registered sex offenders living in the city. Police say it is important to learn where offenders reside...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • Football-USE
    Rockford unbeatens lead IHSA football playoff pairings

    UPDATED: Tuesday, Oct. 28 By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Eight Rockford high school football teams, including a pair of unbeatens, will play in the first round of the IHSA Football Playoffs this weekend. In Division 4A, top-seeded...

    • Posted October 27, 2014
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  • Kristen R. Smith
    Kristen Smith gets 25 years for kidnapping sister’s baby

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Kristen Smith, 31, was sentenced Monday, Oct. 27, to 25 years in prison for kidnapping her sister’s baby earlier this year. Smith made national headlines in February when she snatched 4-day-old Kayden...

    • Posted October 27, 2014
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  • porncomputer
    State sting nets two on child porn charges

    Staff Report CHICAGO ─ Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced charges today against two men on multiple counts of possessing, reproducing and disseminating child pornography as part of “Operation Glass House,” her statewide initiative to apprehend the most...

    • Posted October 27, 2014
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  • Rockford's Mark McNeill skates past Lake Erie's Maxim Noreau while IceHogs center Phillip Danault trails Sunday, Oct. 26, at the BMO Harris Bank Center. (GREG HAMIL/ICEHOGS)
    IceHogs skate past Lake Erie 5-2 in matinee

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The Rockford IceHogs were forced to reckon with a pesky Lake Erie squad but managed to skate by the Monsters 5-2 in American Hockey League action Sunday at the BMO Harris Bank...

    • Posted October 26, 2014
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  • Martin
    Man sentenced to 12 years in fatal hit-and-run

    Staff Report Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced Friday that Justin Martin, 33, was sentenced to 12 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Judge Patrick Heaslip. Martin will also be on Mandatory Supervised Release...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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