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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…

Arrest made in 33-year-old Rockford murder case

ROCKFORD -- A man has been arrested in the death of Tammy Tracey, who disappeared from a Rockford park 33 years ago. Jessie Smith, 64, was taken into custody Thursday in Albany, Georgia. Tracey vanished May 27, 1987, after stopping at…

Rockford man charged with murder in local woman’s death

ROCKFORD -- A Rockford man is jailed on several charges, including first-degree murder, in the death of a local woman. A 37-year-old Rockford man, Joseph G. Peppers, 37, is currently being held without bond. In addition to murder, he's…

Shooting victim dies, marks Rockford’s 27th homicide

ROCKFORD -- A 20-year-old man who was shot Saturday on the city's west side has died. Just before midnight, Oct. 31, Rockford officers responded to the Concord Commons housing complex in the 200 block of Cameron Avenue after receiving…

Police investigate Rockford’s 27th homicide of 2020

CORRECTION: The 33-year-old victim in the Oct. 22 fatal shooting on Chateau Lane is Rockford's 26th homicide of the year, not the 27th. The correction was made after it was learned that a 3-year-old boy who was fatally shot Oct. 15…