Davis Junction, IL

Breaking News: Male Accidentally Shot, At A Local Gun Store

(Madison Gun, Used to be called Bullet stop ) Sources are reporting an accidental shooting. It happened at 2100 Harlem rd in Loves Park, at the gun store. Initial reports are saying a male approx. late 60’s,. accidentally shot himself in the hand. Loves Park PD and FD are...
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'Mourn, then fight:' Dozens gather in downtown Janesville to protest federal abortion ruling

As music stands were set up in preparation for a patriotic concert at the pavilion adjacent to the Rock County courthouse on Friday night, the sentiment was not shared a few hundred feet up the hill. There, dozens of people rallied in anger and frustration following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Friday that overturned Roe vs. Wade, a nearly five-decade-old precedent. By a vote of 6-3, the conservative bloc of the current court ruled that the court overstepped in the 1973, citing multiple areas of...

Illinois Woman Terrified After DoorDash Driver Threatens Her Family

DoorDash is a common service in Illinois and has been since for a few years. It's safe to say the coronavirus pandemic helped make the delivery service even more relevant. I was a "DoorDasher" for a day and quickly learned it was not for me. Uber and Lyft were more enjoyable for me. Both services take steps to ensure driver safety but what about the safety of the customer?

Abortion-rights, anti-abortion protesters clash at rallies in Rockford after Roe V. Wade decision

ROCKFORD — Abortion-rights and anti-abortion advocates clashed Friday outside Rockford's federal courthouse during contentious but largely non-violent demonstrations. About 100 abortion rights demonstrators were there about 3 p.m. to blast the U.S Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Roe V. Wade, the 1973 case that gave women access to abortions across the United States.

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.

Rockford Scanner™: On Tuesday, Some Suspects Shot A Dog in Rockford

P.m., Rockford Police officers responded to a residence in the 600 block of N. Horsman Street for. reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers were advised that shots were fired from an unknown. vehicle toward the residence, and struck the owner’s dog. The residence was not struck and. there...

Rainy at times Saturday before another dry and pleasant stretch arrives

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Another day in the 90s is behind us in Rockford as we officially hit 92° for a high temperature. After that, we’ll take a brief pause on the 90s and actually cool down slightly for some relief. While the weekend itself will not be a loss completely, you’ll definitely want the umbrellas handy for Saturday.