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Murder Suspect's Car Found

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Rockford Police found the vehicle of Karl Tynes in the 1100 block of Preston Street completely burned.

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Judge Denies Chrysler Retirees' Motion

Posted: 05/14/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) -- A judge says there isn't sufficient cause to form a committee of Chrysler's retired white collar workers to take part in the automaker's bankruptcy proceedings.

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Google Glitch Disrupts Search Engine, E-mail

Posted: 05/14/2009 - MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) -- Technical problems at Google are preventing an unknown number of people from using its Internet search engine, e-mail and other services.

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Obama Continues Push for Credit Card Bill

Posted: 05/14/2009 - RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) -- President Barack Obama says changing the way credit card companies bill customers is critical to fixing the nation's ailing economy.

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Ill. Mother Ordered To Pay $1M In Restitution

Posted: 05/14/2009 - The mother of a girl who did not have a learner's permit to drive when she accidentally ran over a friend has been ordered to pay $1 million in restitution to the friend's family.

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Chrysler Sending Out Pink Slips to 789 of 3,200 dealers

Updated: 05/14/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Chrysler LLC has told a bankruptcy court it plans to eliminate 789 of its dealers -- or about 25 percent of them -- across the country as part of its restructuring process.

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Freeport Budget Talks Continue

Updated: 05/13/2009 - The Freeport City Council resumes budget talks Wednesday night, hearing from the leaders of its three main unions. The city's asked them and their members to take wage cuts to help balance the budget.

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Chrysler to cut hundreds of dealers

Posted: 05/13/2009 - The future of hundreds of Chrysler dealers nationwide hinge on an announcement expected tomorrow. Chrysler is said to be closing a quarter of its showrooms. We checked in with some local dealers today to find out what they're hearing ahead of tomorrow's news.

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Rock County Deputies Awarded after High Speed Chase

Updated: 09/04/2009 - It was a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation. A murder suspect on the loose, leading police on a high speed chase through several stateline communities. Thankfully that situation last month came to a peaceful end thanks to two Rock County Sheriff's deputies.

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Construction Causing Problems for School Bus Routes

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Many Rockford parents are dealing with earlier school bus pick up times, or even different stops. It's all part of the changes District 205 transportation leaders are making to combat a busy road construction season.

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Illinois Swine Flu Cases on May 13

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Posted: 05/13/2009 - Illinois health officials have updated the state's swine flu numbers. A case is "confirmed" when additional laboratory testing backs up initial test results. Until then, the case is called "probable."

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Craigslist Dropping 'Erotic Services' Ads

Posted: 05/13/2009 - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says that Craigslist is getting rid of its "erotic services" ads and will create a new adult category that Web site employees will review.

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Retail Sales Drop Unexpectedly in April

Posted: 05/13/2009 - Retail sales fell for a second straight month in April, a disappointing performance that raised doubts about whether consumers were regaining their desire to shop. A rebound in consumer demand is a necessary ingredient for ending the recession.

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Bailout Repayments Will Broaden Program

Posted: 05/13/2009 - The Obama administration says it will use bailout money repaid by large banks to support additional capital infusions for smaller banks.

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Rockford Police top the state in DUI arrests

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Rockford police made more DUI arrests last year than any other department in the state outside Chicago, according to a new report released Tuesday.

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Murder case involving Rockford woman re-opened

Updated: 05/13/2009 - A 1980 murder case involving a Rockford mother has been re-opened thanks to a new tip. Investigators have now identified a suspect but they need our help to link more evidence to him.

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