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2012 Murder Rate Down

Updated: 12/26/2012 - It was just a year ago when Rockford was named the ninth most dangerous city in the country. But this year, the murder rate was cut nearly in half.

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Security Upgrades for Winnebago County Jail

Updated: 12/24/2012 - Winnebago County spent millions building its jail and now it needs to spend almost $200,000 dollars to replace security cameras inside.

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The Rockford Police Department Accepting Applications for Police Officer

Posted: 12/18/2012 - The Rockford Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of police officer to work in partnership with the citizens they serve and to maintain law and order, protect members of the public and their property, prevent crime, and improve the quality of life.

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Safety Summit Meeting in January

Posted: 12/13/2012 - In response to Rockford’s growing crime problem, and a lack of cops on the street, local leaders are planning a crime summit for January 16.

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Police Search Missing Woman's Home

Updated: 10/30/2012 - It's been more than a week and today the search continues for missing Machesney Park woman Katrina Smith. Police spent the day searching her home.

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Crime Stoppers "Crime of the Week"

Posted: 10/29/2012 - Crime Stoppers is seeking information on a number of counterfeit bills that were passed at retail stores in DeKalb and Sycamore.

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ISP Announces Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols

Posted: 10/25/2012 - Illinois State Police District 16 Commander, Captain James Alexander, announced today that officers will conduct special Traffic Enforcement Patrols (sTEP) from November 1st through November 30th, 2012, in Winnebago County.

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Illinois Men Caught after 100mph in Rock County

Updated: 10/22/2012 - About 3:30 this morning, a Deputy from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office located a stolen SUV from Illinois in the area of East Racine Street and I-90 westbound in Janesville. Prior to the Deputy initiating a traffic stop, the driver accelerated to a high rate of speed onto I-90/39 westbound

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New Ammo for Winn. Co. Concealed Carry Ordinance

Updated: 10/17/2012 - A well-know constitutional law scholar says Winn. Co. Board members should feel free to vote "yes" for a concealed carry ordinance that defies Illinois law. Board members would not face legal trouble for supporting the measure.

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Child Porn Conviction: Outcry Over Laws

Updated: 10/17/2012 - A Belvidere man gets ten years in prison for having one of the Stateline’s largest ever collections of child pornography.

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New Clues in 2009 Missing Man Case

Updated: 10/11/2012 - He disappeared 3 years ago and now there are some new clues for those trying to find out what happened to Mark Miller.

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UPDATE: Murder Suspect Arrested

Updated: 10/25/2012 - Rockford Police are investigating a beating death at a residence on 2300 block of Belden Street on Rockford’s West Side.

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Safety Video Goes Viral

Updated: 08/07/2012 - A new video tells people what they should do when a shooter opens fire in a public place.

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