By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer LEADWOOD, Mo., –The stepson and wife of a noted Ku Klux Klan leader found shot to death in Missouri over the weekend have been jailed on first-degree...

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Turkish hacker was sentenced to eight years in a U.S. prison on Friday for his role as one the masterminds behind three cyber attacks that...

Staff Report (ROCKFORD ADVOCATE) – A letter from a Wisconsin inmate who claims “Making a Murderer” subject Steven Avery confessed to the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach,...

By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer ROCKFORD –  A letter from a Wisconsin prison inmate who claims “Making a Murderer” subject Steve Avery confessed to the 2005 murder...

By Frank Little Staff Writer HAVERHILL, N.H.–It’s been 13 years and the whereabouts of Maura Murray are still unknown. Murray was enrolled at the University of Massachusetts...

By Dennis Horton Columnist ROCKFORD — Do you open every email you receive, even from senders you don’t know? If you do you could be setting yourself up for identity theft...

By Jon Herskovitz HOUSTON (Reuters) – Police in Houston said on Tuesday they were checking into reports of an active shooter at Ben Taub Hospital, a major healthcare center, but...

By Julia Edwards Ainsley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, but...

Staff Report (RECORD ADVOCATE) — Following is a list of the FBI’s most-wanted fugitives as of Feb. 6, 2017. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of each person...

Staff Report Following is the Rockford Crime Stoppers list of the area’s most-wanted fugitives as of Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. If you know the location of a fugitive, you may...

By Dale Sipple As Rockford gets ready to say farewell to Mayor Larry Morrissey, we must not forget that the city must now move on, whether we are happy with the job he did the last...

By Del Carney Staff Writer (RECORD ADVOCATE) — A woman’s body found in 2014 on a rural road in Santa Clara County, California, is still unidentified. Known as “Santa...