All posts tagged "Featured"

  • 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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  • Road Constructon
    Pat Quinn announces $4.8M for area construction projects

    Projects will include road and culvert work in Lee, Ogle and Winnebago counties Online Staff Report Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) announced Thursday, April 17, an investment of $4.8 million for construction projects in Winnebago, Lee and...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Arrest-Report
    14-year-old arrested in Auburn High School BB gun incident

    Online Staff Report A 14-year-old male student was arrested Wednesday, April 16, after police say he brought a BB gun into Auburn High School. The incident unfolded shortly after 11 a.m., when an Auburn student advised a...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Heroin
    County officials praise heroin addiction program

    Online Staff Report A pilot program that uses medication to address heroin and other opiate addiction is showing promising results for defendants in the Winnebago County Adult Drug Court program, according to court officials. The program helps...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • RPS 205
    Details unclear about Auburn High School lockdown

    Online Staff Report A lockdown at Rockford Auburn High School has been lifted Wednesday afternoon, April 16, District 205 officials confirmed. While details are sketchy, the Rockford Police shift commander told The Rock River Times at approximately...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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