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Nine people arrested after investigation at local hotel

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Nine people face criminal charges after an investigation at a local hotel. Authorities say the Rockford Police Department received several complaints about drugs, prostitution and weapons offenses at the…

Rockford man charged with sexually abusing disabled person

Staff Report ROCKFORD - A Rockford man is jailed, charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of an intellectually disabled person, Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross announces Friday. Eric R. Hanson, 42, was taken…

Man charged with homicide in woman’s overdose death

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Homicide charges have been filed against a local man in a woman's overdose death. Michael A. Leflore, 33, is charged with four offenses, including two counts of drug-induced homicide, in the death of Rockford…

Play ball! Tournaments return to Rockford

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Rockford will be home to eight tournaments in July and August, event expected to have a $2.1 million economic impact on the region, the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Thursday. July…

Board votes down complaint against Rockford police chief

By Jim Hagerty Editor ROCKFORD - The Rockford Board of Fire and Police Commissioners, on Thursday, voted unaminously that Police Chief Dan O'Shea did not violate the department's anti-discrimination policy earlier this year. The…

Rock House Kids awarded Club Blue grant

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Rock House Kids, a safe haven for inner-city kids ages 6-18, is the recipient of a grant from Club Blue in Rockford. Club Blue announced eight local charities that work with children will benefit from their…