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Homeowner Shoots Suspect in Attempted Burglary

Updated: 02/14/2012 - 41-year-old Chauncey Williams tried to break into his ex-girlfriend's home around 10 pm Monday night. Instead of welcoming him inside, police say his ex shot at him from behind the front door

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New Police Officer Hires

Updated: 02/13/2012 - Starting today, Rockford Police are accepting applications for new officers. The money for the new hires comes from a federal grant.

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Help Police Track Crime on Your Cell Phone

Updated: 02/06/2012 - If you have ever witnessed a crime, but were too scared to call 911 you may want to download a new Smartphone app—it’s a new way to fight crime with a push of a button.

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Cameras in the Illinois Courtroom

Updated: 02/03/2012 - The Illinois Supreme Court said it would allow state courts to have cameras as of last month, but they don't have to.

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Identity Thieves Steal Tax Refunds

Updated: 01/30/2012 - Imagine you try to file your taxes and the Internal Revenue Service won't let you because someone else has already used your social security number.

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UPDATE: Officer Cleared in January 2012 Fatal Shooting

Posted: 06/21/2012 - Rockford Police Officer Amado Soria was involved in an on-duty shooting incident. The shooting incident occurred in the 300 block of North Longwood and resulted in the death of Phillip K. Johnson.

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Winn. Co. Sheriff to Add New Task Force

Updated: 01/26/2012 - The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office is gearing up to recover from some budget cuts and hire five new officers. The new hires are making way for a new crime fighting task force.

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Gun Crime in Rockford

Updated: 01/25/2012 - In 2011, Rockford confiscated 251 guns linked to crimes.

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Law Enforcement Casino Concerns

Updated: 01/17/2012 - One part of this story that isn't being talked about much is what the casino means for public safety.

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Domestic Violence in Janesville

Domestic violence

Updated: 01/16/2012 - A Janesville man allegedly murdered his girlfriend last week and hid her body under the stairs.

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Loves Park Police Usher in New Evidence System

Updated: 01/09/2012 - The Loves Park Police have been using an evidence system that hasn't been updated in more than a decade, but with a new year comes much needed changes.

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Bank Robberies Down in Winn. Co.

Posted: 01/03/2012 - According to the FBI, bank robberies fell again last year. In 2012, robbers hit only seven Winnebago County banks.

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Women and Guns: Ownership Numbers Grow

Posted: 12/30/2011 - Here’s something unexpected: gun sales skyrocketed this holiday season and a surprising number of new owners are women.

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Rockford Robbery Stats

Updated: 12/23/2011 - This year’s Rockford robbery statistics might surprise you: 43 percent have ended with an arrest.

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Police Chaplain Expansion

Updated: 12/08/2011 - A fairly new program aimed to help local law enforcement officers through the stresses of the job is expanding to police agencies without chaplain services.

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