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Court listings from Aug. 1-7, 2022

Rock County JEFFERY A. BAKER, 65, of 220 S. Jackson St., Janesville, felony operating while intoxicated fourth offense, nine months jail with Huber and three years probation. Charge of misdemeanor obstructing an officer dismissed but read into court record. RACHAEL Y. JACOBSON, 28, of 557 N. Chatham St., Janesville, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possess drug paraphernalia, one year probation. Charges of two counts felony neglecting a child and...
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Rockford Park District passes new safety measures

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - After a recent spike in after-hours parties in local parks, the Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners took action at their Tuesday evening meeting. The board passed a number a measures they hope will “provide an environment where all are welcome and feel safe to play and recreate.“

Fitchburg Man Wanted in July Killing Caught In Ohio

A Fitchburg man who is wanted for a July killing has been caught in Ohio. Authorities say 27-year-old Aquille Lowe is being held in the Montgomery County Jail in Dayton while he awaits extradition to Wisconsin. A charge of first-degree intentional homicide is expected to be filed against Lowe for...

Lightning Strike kills Janesville Wisconsin couple who were celebrating their 56th wedding anniversary

James and Donna Mueller were killed in a lightning strikeNews One. A family is in disbelief after two of their older members died after being struck by lightning. Michelle McNett of Janesville the niece of James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, said they were a loving couple and that the family is in shock and requesting privacy. McNett added that she’s not sure why the couple chose the nation’s capital for their vacation but said “Donna was a constant learner.”

20-year-old dies in Rockford gas station shooting

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — UPDATE: Zamarye Charles, 20, has died following his injuries in the shooting. Officers responded to the Marathon Gas Station, 3299 S. Alpine Rd., around 4:55 a.m. August 2 for reports of shots fired, according to the Rockford Police Department. Charles was found suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound in the front […]

Loves Park man shot to death in backyard

LOVES PARK, Ill. (WTVO) — UPDATE: Dijoune Nelson, 30, was shot while outside of his residence, according to the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office. Officers were called to a residence in the 200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue around 11 p.m., according to the Loves Park Police Department. They found Nelson suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in […]

Let’s Taco Bout The Top 6 Best Taco Joints In Rockford

I've been talking about all sorts of food lately. Thank goodness I'm never hungry, I'd be eating food all day long while writing these. We've went over many different foods we can find in Rockford. From cheese curds to burgers to cheese fries, I figured we'd branch off into a different direction today. Anybody craving tacos?

Rockford Scanner™: Traffic Alert on the West Side

Beginning Wednesday August 10th, the Water Division will be. repairing the water service in the 1300 block of Seminary St. closed at Catherine St to all traffic going southbound. Southbound traffic will be. detoured on to Nelson Blvd. Proper traffic controls will be in place, and citizens are encouraged to...

Beach Boys, Polish Fest, fairs and more: 14 things to do in the Rockford area this weekend

ROCKFORD — So much to do, so little time. The second weekend in August is filled with activities and events in the Rockford area for the entire family. What: The annual Boone County Fair features fun for the whole family. Attractions include carnival games, demolition derbies, live musical entertainment, horse shows, livestock exhibits, truck and tractor pulls and more.

Rockford Scanner™: Homicide Investigation in Winnebago County

On Friday, shortly after 11:00 pm the Loves Park Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 200 Block of Pennsylvania Ave in reference to a subject down in the backyard. The responding officers located a 30 year old male in the backyard. The victim was shot multiple times...

Fuel is $2.79 per gallon in Rockford Tuesday

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Free tacos and cheap gas? What are you waiting for!. Until 3 p.m. Tuesday, owner Heythem Sahori is helping out community members by offering fuel deals and lunch at his gas station, the Citgo Way Low at 2914 W. State St., Rockford. “Everybody’s struggling right now....

Beloit woman arrested on fourth OWI charge early Monday morning in Janesville

JANESVILLE A Beloit woman was arrested on a fourth-offense OWI early Monday morning on Janesville’s north side, according to a Janesville Police Department news release. The police department received a complaint at 4:15 a.m. Monday of a vehicle driving the wrong way on the Center Avenue bridge. Officers later found the vehicle from the complaint at 5 a.m. traveling south on Milton Avenue near the Uptown Janesville shopping mall, according...