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Machesney Park home invasion suspect arrested, linked to abduction attempts

A man authorities believe may be behind a home invasion and brutal attack of a 17-year-old girl is now in custody. Investigators also suspect he may have tried to abduct two young girls in Machesney Park.

Mother and son killed in a Byron house fire have been identified.

If you know the whereabouts of any of the four wanted suspects, make the anonymous call to Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867 and you could be eligible for a cash reward.

Centennial Park is seeing a $20,000 beautification project as a way to help welcome out-of-towners to the UW Sports Factory.

Illinois State Board of Education honors area teachers

Local Hospital Helps Homeless

Photographer rescues 2 kittens from controlled burn

UPDATE: Police release condition updates on five injured in Clock Tower shooting

UPDATE: Dixon Police officers cleared in officer-involved shooting

Northern Illinois Tea Party concerned with voter fraud in the Stateline

Lights on After School celebrates 17 years

Swedish students helping with renovations to Swedish historical center

Is football a man's sport? This girl says no

Downtown Freeport hosts scarecrow competition

Bon-Ton stores hosting holiday hiring event

Museum undergoes million dollar renovation

UPDATE: New playground installed

Hyundai recalls midsize cars; sunroofs can fly into traffic

RVC hosts debate watch party for students

'I Read' program boosts confidence and reading levels

Fiat Chrysler recalls trucks, cars to fix alternator problem

Area call centers hiring

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