Rockford, Illinois News

Alley garbage collection resumes this week

ROCKFORD -- Garbage college in Rockford alleys is resuming this week in alleys where icy conditions have improved. "Our contractor will leverage additional equipment and resources throughout the week to improve accessibility for…

Police remove City Hall protest encampment

ROCKFORD -- Members of the Rockford Police Department, on Sunday, removed an encampment occupied by protesters outside City Hall. The space had been occupied since October by a group that was protesting the officer-involved shooting of…

Twitter shuts down Donald Trump’s account permanently

SAN FRANCISCO -- When Donald Trump rose from a political outsider to claim the most powerful political job in the world – president of the U.S. – at least a portion of his success was attributed to his direct line of communication with the…

Trump headed for second impeachment

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats could begin formal impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump next week, seeking to once again initiate the process to remove him from office, this time during the final two weeks of his term in…

Trump will not attend Biden’s inauguration

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he will not attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan. 20. It is not known where Trump plans to be when Biden is sworn in. It is customary for the outgoing and incoming…

Chuck Schumer calls for Trump’s removal

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer issued a statement late Thursday morning saying President Donald Trump is no longer fit to hold office. The New York Democrat called on Vice President Mike Pence and the Cabinet to…

Facebook suspends Trump’s account for at least two weeks

MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Facebook has suspended President Donald Trump's official account for at least two weeks. According to a post by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the suspension will be lifted if there is a peaceful transfer of power to…