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Fatal racing accident at Byron Dragway

The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office says a 60-year-old man from Ohio passed away Saturday morning around 11 a.m. after getting ejected out of his car, while racing at the Byron Dragway.

Two people are in serious condition after a car crash on Rockford’s Northside at the intersection of North Central Avenue and Ashland Avenue around 6 p.m this evening.

The family of a Loves Park woman is remembering their daughter who was killed in a boating accident a year ago. They say time heals all wounds, but for Megan Wells’ family, the pain is stronger than ever a year later.

Rockford Police Department say they responded to an armed robbery that occurred around 4:40 p.m. Saturday at Family Dollar on North Rockton Avenue.

Testing to find candidates to join the Sheriff's Department and Winnebago County Corrections

2 female suspects invade a home on Rockford's Southeast side

Dad listens to late daughter's heartbeat

UPDATE: Suspect in marijuana operation at Rockford warehouse sentenced

Belvidere celebrates Heritage Days

Study identifies worst social networks for mental health

Raising awareness for Dairy Month

Families getting muddy for International Mud Day

Alpaca farming a growing trend for inexperienced farmers

Bicyclists travel around Rockford in 12 hour bike tour

Live Asian carp discovered near Lake Michigan

Local high school works to meet required standards

Mama Cimino passes away after battle with cancer

Illinois governor signs repeat gun offender plan into law

Governor threatens to reject 911 funding bill over fee hikes

London police ponder manslaughter in tower fire

Walker to promote Wisconsin cheese in statewide tour

Belvidere Fire rescues two stranded after canoe flipped

Man charged with third OWI after allegedly hitting squad car

Loves Park Police looking for missing 25-year-old woman

Lawmakers still divided over budget after 2nd session day

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