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State's Attorney rules officer justified in Jan. incident

Updated: 06/22/2012 - Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced today that the Winnebago County Integrity Task Force completed a thorough investigation of the officer involved shooting which occurred on January 28, 2012.

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Cops on the Block Kickoff

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Posted: 06/20/2012 - 23 NEWS has been bringing you Operation Safer Streets stories for near a year now, but today was the first time Operation Safer Streets actually teamed up with Rockford Police to try to make a neighborhood safer.

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Cops on the Block

Updated: 06/27/2012 - 23 News’ Operation Safer Streets program is teaming up with the Rockford Police Department to bring you Cops on the Block.

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Your Child's Identity may be at Risk for Theft

Updated: 06/12/2012 - What would you do if you went to open a checking account for your child only to discover someone else had already fraudulently opened one? Well it's happening here in the Stateline.

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911 Translators

Updated: 06/11/2012 - Rockford's 911 operators only speak English so what do they do when someone calls speaking a different language?

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Collecting 911 Witness Information

Updated: 06/07/2012 - When 23 News got recordings of the 911 calls made the night of the shooting at the BP on Auburn we were surprised when some callers weren't even asked for their names.

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Prisoner Re-entry Program in Rockford

Posted: 05/31/2012 - Local leaders aren't waiting around for any formal decisions from Springfield. They're moving forward with plans to help prisoners transition back into society.

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Inside Ceasefire Rockford

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Updated: 06/18/2012 - Ceasefire's current budget is $200,000. That pays four case workers and one "violence interrupter" to pound the streets at night, looking for people living in violent parts of the community.

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Belvidere Police Announce Cinco De Mayo Campaign Results

Posted: 05/08/2012 - The Belvidere Police department received funding from the Illinois Department of Transportation to hire off duty officers from April 27- May 6. Officers conducted 77 traffic stops that resulted in:

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More Teens Taking Hits as Pot Use Climbs

Posted: 05/02/2012 - A new survey of young people by The Partnership at Drugfree.org says nearly 1 in 10 teens light up at least 20 or more times a month.

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Man Wanted in 1988 Arizona Murder Arrested in Roscoe

Updated: 04/17/2012 - On Monday April 16, 2012 members of the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police assisted Detectives from the Phoenix Arizona Police Department in the apprehension of a murder suspect.

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