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Agencies Struggling with Number of Child Abuse Cases

Updated: 09/24/2013 - Several local foster homes are struggling to take in more kids, that’s because the number of child abuse and neglect in Winnebago County has increased by more than 100 in the last year.

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Rabies-Positive Bat Found in Boone County; Health Department Warns Residents to Avoid Contact with Bats

Posted: 09/24/2013 - The Boone County Health Department is urging residents to avoid contact with bats as they start becoming more active during this time of year. Bats are the primary carrier of rabies in Illinois. A bat has been identified as rabies-positive in Boone County this year and residents need to understand that the presence of rabies can be a serious risk to pets and family members.

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ISP Announce Results of Drunk Driving Patrol

Posted: 09/24/2013 - The results of an Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement (ACE) patrol which was conducted in Winnebago County on September 20, 2013 between the hours of 10 p.m. and 3 a.m. have been announced.

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Literacy Council in Need of Tutors

Posted: 09/24/2013 - The Literacy Council is in need of volunteer tutors to be matched with adults seeking to improve their reading skills or their ability to speak and read English.

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Two Hurt in Drive-by Shooting

Updated: 09/23/2013 - Two people are in the hospital tonight after a drive-by shooting on Rockford’s west side.

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Man Shot in the Leg; Police Investigating

Updated: 09/23/2013 - Rockford Police are investigating a shooting that happened just before 5:00 in the 1400 block of Sun Court, near Blackhawk Park.

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Sheriff's Department Gets New Robots

Posted: 09/23/2013 - Tracking down suspects can put police officers in some very dangerous situations, but now police are able to use some new tools designed to help keep them and us safe.

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Street Sweeping Contract Debate

Posted: 09/23/2013 - A plan to keep Rockford’s streets clean and save us some money, may not be working out as well as originally planned.

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Experts Say Lawn Care Important During the Fall

Posted: 09/23/2013 - Today is the first full day of fall, but that doesn’t mean we should slack off on our lawn care. Experts say it’s actually the most important time of the year for our yard.

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Eastbound Traffic Shift Scheduled in Elgin Area for I-90 Construction

Posted: 09/23/2013 - An eastbound traffic shift on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) is scheduled this week in the Elgin area as part of the I-90 Rebuilding and Widening Project. The shift will include a five-week reduction in the number of lanes between Randall Road and the Elgin Toll Plaza, and delays are expected.

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Midway Village Brings World War II to Life

Updated: 11/11/2013 - Midway Village is taking history to the extreme this weekend. The normally peaceful area now looks and sounds like a war zone with World War II Days occupying the grounds.

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Davis Park Hosts Diversity Concert

Posted: 09/21/2013 - People came out on a cool Saturday afternoon to enjoy the Winnebago County Diversity Concert at Davis Park

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Winnebago County Dedicates Peace Poles

Posted: 09/21/2013 - Peace and diversity were celebrated in downtown Rockford as two peace poles were dedicated in Abraham Lincoln Memorial Bicentennial Park.

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