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Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: Nov. 27-30, 2023
OREGON — On Nov. 27 at approximately 11:43 p.m. deputies initiated a traffic stop near the intersection of Milledgeville Road and Wilson Mill Road. After further investigation David Bergeson, 41, of Polo, was placed under arrest for driving while license suspended and an outstanding Lee County warrant. Bergeson was also cited for suspended registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Bergeson was transported to the Ogle County Jail, where he was held in lieu of bond on the Lee County warrant. Bergeson was released on a notice to appear on all Ogle County charges.
WANTED: Nationwide search underway for Ogle County man
OREGON, Ill. (WTVO) — Police in Ogle County have issued a “nationwide arrest warrant” for Bailey Gildea, who is charged with several felonies including battery, mob action, fleeing and resisting arrest. Police said anyone with information leading to his arrest may be eligible to receive up to $1,000.00. The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office described Gildea […]
These rockford, IL based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
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..
Plumber's Mistake Leads to Devastating House Fire in Loves Park
Witness the aftermath of a devastating house fire in Loves Park. The blaze, caused by a plumbing mishap during insulation work, resulted in thousands of dollars in damages. Firefighters battled the smoke and flames that consumed the upper level of the home.
Yes, THAT DeKalb bridge is open again
A busy thoroughfare that has been closed for months in DeKalb is now open again. It happened with little fanfare — a quiet surprise on a Friday afternoon as the rain fell gently over the new Kishwaukee River span and the barriers were removed. A black minivan was one of the first vehicles to boldly go where no vehicle has gone before...or at least, not over the past nine months while the project battled setbacks and delays.
MISSING: Cherry Valley woman reported missing Thursday
CHERRY VALLEY, Ill. (WIFR) - Cherry Valley police ask the public to help find a 75-year-old woman last seen driving a black Cadillac 4-door with Illinois license plate ED 56493. Carolyn Tolliver is described as a Black woman with gray hair and black eyes. She was last seen just around...
Rochelle Police Report: Nov. 11-Dec. 1, 2023
ROCHELLE — On Nov. 29 at 8:07 p.m. Alexandra Bee, 32, of Waterman was cited for speeding 54 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone. She signed a promise to comply and was given a Jan. 19 Rochelle court date. On Nov. 26 at 2:45 p.m....
Beloved Illinois Pizza Place Finally Finds a New Home After Kitchen Fire
It's really happening! Your favorite downtown Rockford pizza place is officially moving to Loves Park. Just a few weeks ago we all found out it was a possibility that Capri, which has been located in downtown Rockford for decades, might be moving to Loves Park. As of this afternoon, it's official.
Wet weekend ahead for the Rockford area
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - We have lucked out this morning as all the precipitation that has fallen has been in the form of rain. We just haven’t gotten cold enough as our low today so far has been 37 degrees. Temperatures look to top out near the 40 degree mark today with rain continuing to fall intermittedly throughout the afternoon.
Rockford man sentenced to 15 years for drug charges
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A 29-year-old Rockford man is sentenced to 15 years in prison after he plead guilty to possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. Trayvontae Grant was arrested in June 2022 during an investigation into a narcotics operation in the Rockford area. Grant was determined as...
Plans underway for redevelopment of Rockford Speedway location
LOVES PARK, Ill. (WTVO) — The final lap for the Rockford Speedway is over and crews tore down the Forest Hills Lodge last month. Construction is underway that will change the landscape of Route 173. The speedway is still standing for now, but the land surrounding it is under construction. “We are going forward with […]
Ogle County Sheriff's Office Reports Multiple Incidents Including Hit and Run, Traffic Violations, and Fleeing Suspect
• A hit and run injury accident occurred on Nov. 21, involving a gray Dodge Charger and an unknown white truck on North Illinois Route 2. • Christopher T. Staley was arrested on Nov. 23 for driving without a valid driver's license and other violations.
Boost to Local Economy: New Downtown Rockford Entertainment District Now Open
A new entertainment district has been initiated in downtown Rockford, Illinois. This is a collaboration between the River District Association and the City of Rockford. The program permits patrons aged 21 and above to buy and carry alcoholic beverages from 14 bars and restaurants within a specified area. The drinks must be in a branded cup and can be taken into participating businesses. The goal is to offer more choices for patrons and boost economic activity.
Krampusnacht celebration returns to Rockford on Friday
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — European folklore’s dark and twisted spirit of Christmas, Krampus, will be celebrated in Rockford for the second time this weekend. Krampus, the anti-Santa Claus of German folklore, abducts naughty children at Christmastime and takes them away in a sack to eat them. Krampus has been the subject of greeting cards and several cheap horror […]
Lindenwood Lions to visit Idaho State Bengals Saturday
Lindenwood Lions (3-4) at Idaho State Bengals (3-4) BOTTOM LINE: Division 1 Division foes Idaho State and Lindenwood will play. The Bengals have gone 2-0 in home games. Idaho State is ninth in the Big Sky scoring 68.1 points while shooting 47.8% from the field. The Lions have gone 0-3...
SVHS Class of 1958 holds 65th reunion
The Stillman Valley High School Class of 1958 recently held its 65th class reunion at the home of Nancy Gibson. Fourteen members were present, as well as seven spouses. They celebrated with a lunch catered by the Double O of Monroe Center. Standing, left to right: Bill Abbott, RuthAnn Ippen, Audrey (Nagles) Hildebrand, Nancy (Mass) Gale, Nancy (Eshbaugh) Gibson, Joanne (Cave) Baker, Richard Schlaf, Mary Batty, Wilbur Brass, Sharon (Burd) Hildebrand, and Terry Hunley. Seated: Barb (Atichson) Schwarz, Roberta (Friday) Arn, Karen (Foster) Hall-Stade and Judy (Washburn) Jolly.
Facebook’s new Data Center is bringing 200 Jobs to Illinois
What exactly is this new "Data Center" that Facebook's parent company opened in Illinois? They say it will bring 200 jobs and A LOT of money to the Land of Lincoln, here are the details... According to WCIA, Meta, the parent company of Facebook, just opened a new Data Center...
DeKalb’s first recreational cannabis dispensary opens Friday
DeKALB – Smoke weed everyday, or whatever Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg said. Excelleaf, DeKalb’s first recreational cannabis dispensary, will be soon hosting its upcoming grand opening. Excelleaf, 305 E. Locust St., opens its doors for its grand opening at 9 a.m. Friday. After being approved for its...
Rockford man charged with murder at after hours party on Alpine Road
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A Rockford man is in custody following an investigation into a Sunday shooting in Rockford. Kenneth Townsend, 37, is charged with one count of first degree murder. Breanna Brooks, 32, Townsend’s alleged fiancée, was also arrested on allegations of destroying evidence pertaining to the investigation. The shooting reportedly occurred in Suite […]
Adorable Dog Tied Up & Dumped Outside Illinois Animal Shelter
Not only is abandoning animals outside of shelters reprehensible; it's complete cruelty to leave them defenseless with no shelter, food, or water. I remember in 2018, a woman was caught on camera leaving two cats in their kennels outside of a local animal shelter in Rockford. Due to the storms that night, one of the kennels filled with water and one of the cats died.