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Police issue warrant for Rockford murder suspect

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) —Rockford Police are asking the public for help locating Rico Jefferson, 32, accused of killing Maurice Simmons, 33, in October 2020. Officials say they arrived at 10:45 p.m. at a home in the 3000 block of Chateau Lane. When they entered the house, they found Simmons dead of gunshot wounds, just inside […]
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Do you recognize these faces? They’re wanted for robbery in Rockford.

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Four suspects were caught on surveillance video just before a 79-year-old woman was robbed in a parking lot Monday. Police say around 5:25 p.m. on June 27, the woman left the U.S. Tobacco store on N. Mulford Road in Rockford, and as she was walking to her car, someone grabbed her purse from behind.
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On the Market: Home for sale in Freeport

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Man involved in Rockford casino shooting dies from injuries

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A man who was shot by responding officers during a May incident at the Rockford casino died from his injuries on Thursday. Nearly four weeks ago, Rockford police received a call reporting a man with a gun at the Rockford Casino: A Hard Rock Opening Act.
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