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Winnebago County Jail inmate's death under investigation

ROCKFORD — The death of a Winnebago County Jail inmate is being investigated by the Winnebago Boone Integrity Task Force. Correctional officers found Christian K. Luttrell, 44, of Rockford, unresponsive in his jail cell at about 9 p.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from Illinois State Police. Correctional...
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Rockford ‘window smasher’ woman identified; still at large

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - 34-year-old Sara Hughes of Rockford has been identified as the woman who smashed a store front window at a downtown Rockford business. Hughes is wanted in connection with an attempted burglary on Monday, August 1. She’s been charged with felony criminal damage to property. Just...
ROCKFORD, IL
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Popular Rockford Area Eatery Will Open a New Location in Loves Park

My Rockford-born wife has many great memories of family meals here. With their enormous menu, nobody ever left the table unhappy. When I first moved to Rockford, anytime someone brought up grabbing some takeout, this Rockford area staple was mentioned. If you said nobody in your group could decide on where to get food, this place was the remedy. The food was always ready quickly and always delicious.
ROCKFORD, IL
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Fatal crash on I-90 closes westbound lanes

BELVIDERE, Ill. (WIFR) - One person is dead Wednesday and two have been rushed to the hospital in a multi-vehicle crash on the Jane Addams Memorial tollway near Johnson Road in Belvidere. Just after 6:30 a.m. Illinois State Police dispatched to I-90 west near mile marker 26 for a crash...
BELVIDERE, IL
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Rockford Scanner™: A Few Shots Fired Incidents Reported

A Few Shots Fired Incidents Reported, Where And When:. 3102 N Springfield Ave area/Anna Page Park around 1:30 am. Police are currently investigating, no injuries have been reported. If you like Rockford Scanner. Please take a second and show your support!. Every little bit helps!. You can follow us on...
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$13.48M to improve access to Beloit Ho-Chunk casino

BELOIT, Wis. (WIFR) - The City of Beloit and the Ho-Chunk nation were awarded a multi-million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for road improvements near the new Beloit casino. The RAISE grant was fully approved by the Department of Transportation for much-needed road improvement projects given prospected...
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Pothole Patrol: This Beast Is On The East Side…

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Rockford Park District implements updated security measures

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A string of after-hours incidents resulting in injuries, property damage and death prompt the Rockford Park District to step up safety precautions at its properties. In June of 2022, 25 after-hours incidents happened at parks and facilities owned by the Rockford Park District. Then in July,...
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Janesville city manager Freitag accepts new city job near Denver

JANESVILLE If Janesville City Manager Mark Freitag gets a vote of confidence from a new city council in another state, he is committed to leaving Janesville for a new job in a suburb outside of Denver. The city of Janesville hasn’t made mention of the news, but emblazoned across the top of the city of Westminster, Colorado’s website is a screamer headline: “Mark Freitag: Selected as finalist for city manager.” ...
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