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Rockford Church Group Battles Prostitution

Posted: 11/18/2014 - There have been more than 75 prostitution arrests in Rockford this year, which is higher than the last two years. That's why a local church group is taking on the battle, to get victims of prostitution help.

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Rockford Police Need Your Help to Solve a Murder

Posted: 11/18/2014 - Rockford Area Crime Stoppers and the Rockford Police Department need your help to solve a murder which took place in the 4700 block of Javelyn Drive, at approximately 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 14th.

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Coalition Calls for Higher Minimum Wage

Posted: 11/18/2014 - After Illinois voters supported raising the minimum wage in an advisory referendum, a local group is calling for the Illinois legislature to take action.

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Jefferson Students Donate Blood

Updated: 11/18/2014 - More than 4,500 lives have been saved by blood donations from Rockford High School blood drives over the last two years, according to the Rock River Valley Blood Center.

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Brad Paisley to Perform at NIU Convocation Center

Posted: 11/18/2014 - Country music superstar Brad Paisley has announced the extension of his Country Nation World Tour which will include the NIU Convocation Center in February 2015.

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Escaping a Life of Prostitution

Posted: 11/17/2014 - Human trafficking, which can include prostitution, is the second largest, fastest growing criminal industry in the world behind drugs. And we're seeing a lot of the crime on our own Stateline streets.

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UPDATE: Plan for Former City Hall in Freeport Coming By 2015

Posted: 11/17/2014 - Neighbors in Freeport weigh in on what should be done with the century old city hall building in downtown that's sat empty for three years. A recent study commissioned by the city found many people don't want the structure torn down but neighbors are split on city hall's future.

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Police Warn of Winter Car Thefts

Posted: 11/17/2014 - It's tempting to warm up our car before we leave home, but police warn if we're leaving our car unattended, even if it's in our driveway, there's a good chance it could be stolen.

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Winnebago County Sheriff's Deputies Test Body Cameras

Posted: 11/17/2014 - The August shooting in Ferguson has spurred police departments around the country to act fast and equip their staff with body cameras and here in Winnebago County, the Sheriff’s Office is following suit.

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