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Ford recalling 117,000 vehicles for safety defect

Ford Motor Co. is recalling nearly 117,000 vehicles because the bolts in the seat, seat belt or seat belt buckle may fracture.

The fire is under investigation.

A 48-year-old central Illinois man who worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan has pleaded guilty to soliciting $320,000 in bribes from Afghan contractors.

The Illinois Department of National Resources hopes to open the lake to the public next summer.

Countdown to solar eclipse

LGBTQ supporters react to President Trump's ban on transgender military members

Inmates take steps toward turning their lives around

Body found in Rock River near Janesville identified

Freeport farm recovers from flooding

Signs of anxiety in children

Judson University opens new Rockford campus

More than 40 bikes donated to kids in Boone County

Pet owner bringing awareness to dangerous ingredient in sugar-free foods

Nature at the Confluence Gears Up for Solar Eclipse

No one injured in Loves Park house fire

Maxson Riverboat and Restaurant forced to stop tours due to flooding

Rockford police host first women's self-defense class

Rockford man arrested for half pound of cocaine, pound of cannabis

Rockford man arrested for having stolen handgun

Rockford man found with handgun and cannabis

Two arrested for public indecency in Belvidere

Gov. Rauner calls special session for school funding bill

Rockford Police looking for three suspects in home invasion

Woman arrested for 4th OWI after rollover crash in Janesville

Workforce Connection holds hiring event in Belvidere

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