Afternoon News Update: May 7
Two men have been arrested for impersonating police officers. 22-year-old Lawrence Jackson and 28-year-old Earl Jones are now facing multiple charges. It happened on April 30th near Mulford and Harrison when the two suspects tried pulling over a woman using flashing red and blue lights ... Read More ...
Afternoon News Update: May 6
Investigators now know the identity of the woman whose body was found in Janesville near the Rock River. Police say the victim is 21-year-old Britney Cross of Edgerton. She died of head trauma and her death is now officially considered to be a homicide ... Read More ...
Afternoon News Update: May 2
Rockford School District 205 may be closing several elementary schools. Officials will hold a news conference Monday to discuss plans that could lead to the shutdown of as many as nine schools in the district.
Afternoon News Update: April 30
The body of a missing Dixon woman has been pulled from the Rock River. 56-year-old Melva Meridith was reported missing Tuesday evening. A few hours later police received a report of a car in the Rock River between Dixon and Sterling. It was empty, but authorities would later find Meridith’s body near the Rock River Estates boat launch in Lee County ... Read More ...
Afternoon News Update: April 29
A driver trying to elude Rockford police crashed his car and fled on foot. It happened late Monday night at the intersection of West and Morgan. Police say when they tried to pull the suspect over for rolling through a stop sign; he crashed into another car and then took off on foot ... Read More ...
Afternoon News Update: April 28
A Rockford man has pled guilty to second degree murder.
Afternoon News Update: April 25
A man is in custody after the hit and run death of two motorcycle riders.
Afternoon News Update: April 24
Rockford will be getting some help in demolishing abandoned homes. The Illinois Housing Development Authority Board has approved a $250,000 grant to the city. The money will be used to bring down approximately 30 more properties within the next year ... Read More ...
Afternoon News Update: April 23
A Beloit baby has been found dead. It happened early this morning in the 1500 block of St. Lawrence. Investigators say the 16-year-old mother had fallen asleep on the couch with her baby. After waking up, she noticed her child was not breathing and called 9-1-1 ... Read More ...
Afternoon News Update: April 22
A verdict has been reached in a Rockford murder trial. A jury has found 24-year-old Lorenzo Kent Jr. guilty of first degree murder.