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Suspect identified in Rockford triple homicide

ROCKFORD -- The man allegedly responsible for a deadly mass shooting at a Rockford bowling alley is an active member of the United States Army, police reported Sunday. Duke Webb, 37, was taken into custody Saturday night. He's accused of…

Gunman kills 3 at Rockford bowling alley

ROCKFORD -- A 37-year-old man is being held in connection with a shooting that left three people dead Saturday at Don Carter Lanes. Police learned of the incident just before 7 p.m., when dispatchers received a call that shots had been…

Police ask for help locating Rockford murder suspect

ROCKFORD -- The Rockford Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a man they say fatally shot another man earlier this year. Officials say an arrest warrant has been issued for 31-year-old Rockford resident David Cooper,…

Two people shot dead in Rockford over the weekend

ROCKFORD -- The Rockford Police Department is investigating two homicides that occurred in the city over the weekend. Police say at around 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 20, officers responded to the 1000 block of Broadway in reference to a…

Murder charges dropped in 2018 killing

ROCKFORD -- First-degree murder charges against a Rockford man have been dropped, Winnebago County State’s Attorney J. Hanley announced Thursday. Shawnqiz Lee was accused of fatally shooting 23-year-old Julian Young on Feb. 23, 2018.…

Rockford officers respond to weekend incidents

ROCKFORD -- The Rockford Police Department responded to several incidents over the week, including two armed robberies. The first robbery occurred at around 8 p.m., Saturday Dec. 12, at Walgreens, 1201 E. State St. Upon arrival, officers…

Kyle Rittenhouse released on $2M bond

KENOSHA, Wis. — Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old Antioch resident charged with killing two people and wounding during a protest in Wisconsin was released from jail Friday after posting a $2 million bond. Rittenhouse was released at…