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Burglaries on the Rise in Rockford

Updated: 05/14/2014 - Rockford Police respond to more than 100 break-ins last month and now a local woman wants us to learn from her mistake.

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Stephenson County Most Wanted List

Updated: 05/29/2014 - The Stephenson County Sheriff's Office along with the Stateline Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help in finding wanted individuals who have outstanding warrants.

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Freeport Most Wanted List

Updated: 05/20/2014 - The Freeport Police Department is asking for our help in locating these wanted fugitives.

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Operation Safer Streets: Turnover at the Top

Updated: 04/24/2014 - Due to retirement and primary election results, the Stateline area is about to deal with something it’s never had to before – drastic turnover when it comes to county sheriffs.

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Cybercrime on the Rise Locally

Updated: 04/01/2014 - As the number of cybercrime cases continues to grow, the job of bringing those criminals to justice will only get harder for local law enforcement.

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Parolee Call-In: One Year Later

Updated: 03/28/2014 - Just a day after investigators say a parolee shot at a Winnebago County Sheriff's Deputy Rockford Police tell us what's being done to stop criminals from re-offending.

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C.A.P. Program Thriving in Rockford

Updated: 03/28/2014 - Protecting the public is the number on concern of the Rockford Police Department, but often, time on the streets is lost to time at the desk doing paperwork.

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Freeport Demolishing Abandoned Homes

Updated: 03/13/2014 - Abandoned homes keep coming down in Freeport. The city is working fast, so far demolishing more than a dozen homes since September.

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Crime Rates Dropping in Belvidere

Posted: 03/10/2014 - Belvidere could be considered a safer place to live. The city’s police chief says overall Crime has dropped over the last seven years. Officers credit the safety to reducing gang activity and the help of city residents.

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Local Violent Crimes Task Force Makes More Arrests

Posted: 02/24/2014 - WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WIFR) -- Several gang members have been arrested by the Winnebago County Violent Crimes Task Force. More than 20 people were picked up for dozens of gun and drug charges within the organization's first six months.

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