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Police arrest three in major Rockford drug bust

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Rockford Police Gang Unit, and the StateLine Area Narcotics Team cooperated in the arrest of three people in a major Rockford drug investigation. Rockford Police said the investigation had been on-going for the past few months. On Wednesday, June 22nd, five search warrants were executed […]
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Major Drug Bust in Rockford: Multiple charges stemming from a joint narcotics investigation with the Rockford Police Department and the DEA-Chicago Division

Multiple charges stemming from a joint narcotics investigation with the Rockford Police Department. and the DEA-Chicago Division Rockford Resident Office. During the past few months, the Rockford Police Department Narcotics Unit,. along with the DEA-Chicago Division Rockford Resident Office, received information regarding. individuals selling narcotics in the City of Rockford...

Rockford Scanner™: Rockford PD Investigating a Shooting Incident

Sources are reporting a shooting incident. This one happened around 10:20 pm last night, in the 200 block of N Highland. Officials have confirmed they are investigating a shooting incident. We have conflicting reports of possible injuries, So it is unknown. Officials have not released any details about the incident,...

Man accused of killing co-worker pleads not guilty, bound over for trial

MADISON, Wis. — The man accused of shooting and killing his co-worker at a Janesville business in April pleaded not guilty Monday, online court records show. Kevin Todd, 23, of Evansville is charged with one count of first-degree intentional homicide and three counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety. A criminal complaint filed with the Rock County Circuit Court alleges that Todd shot and killed 30-year-old Devon Hills at Precision Drawn Metals. He allegedly confessed to the shooting while speaking to police.

Illinois Maid Of Honor Never Expected Her Epic ‘Speech’ To Go Viral

99% of wedding receptions have toasts (or speeches) and they are usually fundamentally the same. As a part-time wedding DJ/master of ceremonies, I can say this with authority. Typically, the maid of honor's toast evokes emotion and laughter and the best man brings more embarrassing moments that are safe enough to not get anyone in trouble. Only a few times have I full-on cringed to a best man's speech and only once have I cut one off completely like that scene in The Wedding Singer.

Free A/C to remain in place to open the workweek

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - For as cloudy, damp, and dreary as Saturday was in the Stateline, Sunday could not have possibly been more of an opposite. Sunshine prevailed from start to finish on Sunday, though temperatures didn’t surge nearly to the extent they had done so in days past. For the second straight day, temperatures failed to get out of the 70s, a far cry from the lengthy string of 90s we had seen last week.

Ho-Chunk youth paddled 5 days to reach Beloit

TOWN OF BELOIT A group of Ho-Chunk Nation children and adults paddled into Beloit on Friday in a dugout canoe similar to what their ancestors used. This dugout canoe was carved from a cottonwood tree that was donated by Dane County, and the group undertook a five-day journey on the Rock River from Middleton to Beloit. ...

Mason Schmidtke wins Ray Fischer Amateur Championship

JANESVILLE Mason Schmidtke finished second in the 2022 WIAA Division 1 boys state golf tournament. Nineteen days later, the 17-year-old won the prestigious Wisconsin Public Links Association Ray Fischer State Amateur Championship at Riverside Golf Course in Janesville. “For me, it just came together at the right moment,” Schmidtke said as he soaked in the...

The Rockford City Market is Worth a Summer Drive

I had no other plans for my birthday weekend besides making the two-hour drive to Rockford, IL to see my best friend. He suggested we could see a baseball game Friday evening. But then he remembered the Rockford City Market was taking place on Madison Street, in the city's downtown.