All posts tagged "Featured"

  • BAR
    Ordinance approved for Rural Street bar

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The Rockford City Council voted for an ordinance approving the liquor license and parking variance for a Rural Street bar Monday night, April 21.  The vote was 9-4, giving Nick Fosberg and...

    • Posted April 21, 2014
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  • GavelRockRiverTimes
    Rockford man found guilty of murder

    Online Staff Report A Rockford man has been found guilty of first-degree murder for shooting another man to death last year, Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced Monday, April 21. Lorenzo Kent Jr., 25, was found...

    • Posted April 21, 2014
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  • Gavel21
    Man sentenced to 37 years in prison for 2012 murder

    Online Staff Report Martell L. Buckley, 27, will spend the next 37 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for his role in a 2012 shooting that left another man dead, Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato...

    • Posted April 21, 2014
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  • Shooting1
    Police investigate homicide on Darwood Drive

    UPDATE: The victim of Monday’s homicide has been identified as 18-year-old Douglas Johnson, of Rockford. Johnson died in surgery at Rockford Memorial Hospital at 2:30 p.m., after being shot on the city’s northwest side. The suspect has...

    • Posted April 21, 2014
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  • Police Lights
    Body found in Kishwaukee River identified as Rockford woman

    Online Staff Report The woman found dead in the Kishwaukee River Sunday, April 20, has been identified as Beverly Janet Gritzmaker, 46, of Rockford. Winnebago County Coroner Sue Fiduccia said Gritzmaker was pronounced dead at 6 p.m.,...

    • Posted April 21, 2014
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  • Hogs April 19
    Power play goals send IceHogs past Checkers 7-3

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Although their season will not continue in the AHL Calder Cup Playoffs, the Rockford IceHogs skated like they had something to prove Saturday, leading a fierce power play attack to down the...

    • Posted April 19, 2014
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  • Police Lights
    Motorist transports stabbing victim to hospital

    Online Staff Report A 40-year-old man was listed in stable condition Saturday afternoon, after being found bleeding in the street by a passing motorist hours earlier. Police say a woman noticed the wounded man in the area...

    • Posted April 19, 2014
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  • HogsHamilApril18
    IceHogs fall to Wolves

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer A 2014 playoff spot is no longer in the cards for the Rockford IceHogs after falling to the Chicago Wolves 5-3 Friday, April 18, at the BMO Harris Bank Center. The IceHogs...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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  • Gavel
    Diane Chavez speaks about obstruction charges linked to Richard Wanke murder case

    Editor’s note: An e-mail from Diane Chavez follows this report. By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Although the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office announced that the criminal case against the former girlfriend and landlord of alleged murderer Richard...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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  • Prostitution
    Six arrested following April 18 prostitution sting

    Online Staff Report April 18, officers from the Rockford Police Department conducted a Street Crimes Detail within the Pilot Police District. During the course of the operation, officers worked in an undercover capacity focusing on street-level nuisance...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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