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One hurt during shooting at Rockford gas station
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - One man is hurt and an investigation is underway Tuesday after a shooting at a local gas station. Police dispatched just before 6:30 p.m. to the Exxon Mobil in the 1900 block of Eleventh Street in Rockford. Officers found the man on the scene with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. He’s currently being treated at a local hospital.
Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: Dec. 1-3, 2023
OREGON — On Dec. 1 at approximately 10:33 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop at 328 E. Illinois Route 38. After a brief investigation, deputies arrested Jessica S. Parra Villa, 20, of Rochelle, for driving while license suspended. Parra Villa was also cited for expired registration. Parra Villa was released on a notice to appear.
Dolly Parton’s ‘Imagination Library’ program now open for Winnebago County families
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Winnebago County families now have more resources that will help kids in the community improve their reading skills. Dolly Parton’s ‘Imagination Library’ program is now available for families in the county. The free program allows kids to get a new book every month from birth until the age of five once […]
Illinois Men Arrested for Robbing Salvation Army Store in Rockford
A thrift store in Rockford that's nationally known for meeting "human needs without discrimination" was broken into over the weekend. Rockford Salvation Army Store Robbed Early on Saturday. According to a press release from the Rockford Police Department, there was a report of a break-in around 4:50 am Saturday (12/2)...
Illinois AG charges Rockford concealed carry instructor for falsifying certifications
This article contains AI-assisted content. Chicago, Illinois - Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul has charged a concealed carry license instructor, Juan J. Reyes, 52, of Rockford, with allegedly forging training certificates for concealed carry licenses in Illinois. Reyes previously ran for a state senate seat in 2022 for Illinois State Senate District 34, losing out to Steve Stadelman.
Vehicle-pedestrian collision in Rockford leaves one hospitalized
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — One person was hospitalized in critical condition on Tuesday after being hit by a car in Rockford. According to the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occured near the 4900 block of West State Street around 5:10 p.m. Deputies responded to the area for a report of a pedestrian being struck […]
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in rockford, IL
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of rockford..
New Leadership Elected for Illinois Farm Bureau: Local Farmers Take Key Roles
The Illinois Farm Bureau® (IFB) has elected a new leadership team. Brian Duncan, a grain and livestock farmer from Polo, Ogle County, is now the 16th president of the organization. Evan Hultine, a grain farmer from Princeton, Bureau County, is the vice president. Duncan and Hultine will serve two-year terms. Four new members were also elected to the IFB Board of Directors for two-year terms.
Investigation underway after Rockford car crash
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Police are investigating a crash Monday night that happened at a Rockford intersection. Crews were called just after 5 p.m., to the area of Elmwood and Owen Center roads, where one vehicle was found in a ditch with glass scattered across the road. Police are reporting...
Local nonprofit receives grant to help dental care mission
Milestone Incorporated received a $10,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation. The funding will allow Milestone to support its dental clinic for children with developmental disabilities.
Unequal Funding: How Kings is Losing Because of the School Funding System
Kings High School is known for its high-quality education, but not as well known for the state funding financial struggles it deals with. Kings is known to some for being the school that secretly struggles despite its reputation as a high ranking school in a wealthy district, while some other schools of a similar reputation seemingly don’t have this problem. The failure of the Fair School Funding Plan is due to more factors than just property taxes. There’s a number of reasons that cause funding for Kings to fall below other districts despite the new funding formula being created to “equalize” school Ohio State Public funding.
Snowy morning commute, big warmth on the horizon
The Stateline is waking up to another round of snow thanks to a clipper system sliding through. Enough snow will fall to cover grassy surfaces and to make roads wet for the morning commute. Slushy spots will be heavily confined to elevated surfaces and less-frequently used roadways. The potential for accumulating snow will come to […]
Stingy defense sends undefeated Hononegah to 43-30 win over Rockford Boylan
ROCKTON—At times on Tuesday night the Hononegah girls basketball team’s players resembled defensive backs on a football field rather than defenders on the hardwood. The Indians’ defense thrived on organized chaos, flying to the ball with an intense press and either swatting or straight up intercepting passes off the hands of Rockford Boylan’s offense. It severely limited the Titans’ ability to score, and it spurred undefeated Hononegah to its 42nd-straight...
Ogle County Deputies Had a Busy Time During Thanksgiving Enforcement Campaign
The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic safety campaign from Nov. 17 to November 27 reminding motorists to buckle up and drive sober. The “Click It or Ticket” and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” mobilization was conducted by The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office and other state and local law enforcement agencies across Illinois to reduce highway fatalities.
Two popular Chicago-area food chains to open first Rockford-area location in 2024
The Rockford area will have a place to grab one of Chicago's most famous sandwiches and one of the city's most popular desserts at the same location next year. According to a Buona Companies spokesperson, construction is on schedule at the corner of East Riverside Boulevard and Galleria Drive on a two-unit restaurant that will house Buona Beef and The Original Rainbow Cone, two popular Chicago-area chains.
Crime log: assault, drug violation, harassment
The weekly crime log is a list of incidents that reportedly occur on and around Lindenwood’s campus. All of the information is provided by the Public Safety and Security office and the Saint Charles Police Department. This crime log lists the crimes reported from Nov. 5 to Nov. 29.
Rockford Secures State Grant for Essential Home Renovations
Discover how Rockford is utilizing over $1.4 million in state funding to help families make crucial home renovations. This initiative prioritizes health, safety, and code compliance, offering a lifeline to those who couldn't otherwise afford these essential changes. Applications open in early February.
DeKalb deputies investigating alleged weekend hit-and-run
DEKALB, Ill. (WTVO) — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged hit-and-run in DeKalb on Saturday. The accident occurred at the intersection of State Route 23 and Perry Road. According to the sheriff’s office, an unidentified pickup with an attached trailer was traveling eastbound on Perry Road when it attempted to enter the […]
DeKalb warming center hours and locations
To help DeKalb residents weather the winter months, warming centers are available. DeKalb city officials encourage people to contact the facility before traveling out into the cold to ensure availability, especially on holidays and during severe weather events. The days and times below are current as of December 1, 2023.
Vontez Dent scores 1,000th point in Lutheran’s win over Winnebago
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO/WQRF) — There was a whole lot of purple and a lot of love in the gymnasium at Rockford Lutheran Tuesday night. Most of it centered around Crusaders’ senior Vontez Dent. Dent scored his 1,000th career point, and the Crusaders defeated Winnebago 64-40. The game was stopped in the first half when Dent […]