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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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Tattling on Teen Drivers

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Updated: 06/18/2012 - If you've ever watched a teen driver and wanted to call their parents...now you can. It's called Tell On Me.

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OSS: K-9 Drug Searches and Racial Profiling

Updated: 04/12/2012 - Rockford Police are trying to protect themselves from accusations of racial profiling by keeping track of when they call in the dogs. It's because of a new law that requires police to keep data some may find questionable.

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Rockford Burglaries on the Rise

Updated: 04/11/2012 - Police say burglary is up for the third month in a row this year in Rockford and people are fed up.

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Murder Suspect to be Released in November

Updated: 03/28/2012 - Judge Ronald White has dropped the homicide charges against Antwon Maxey--one of three men accused in the first murder of 2011. He will be discharged from prison in November.

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Stolen Catalytic Converters

Posted: 03/15/2012 - Drivers beware: thefts of catalytic converters are on the rise. They are being sawed off cars and carried away.

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Fraudulent Check Scam Alert

Posted: 03/13/2012 - The Rockford Police Department would like to remind our citizens to beware of fraudulent checks being mailed to your homes.

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New Indictment Filed in South Beloit Tasering Case

Updated: 06/18/2012 - Attorneys for the former mayor of South Beloit Randy Kirichkow filed a motion to dismiss the charges against him in January, arguing prosecutors failed to adequately plead that he obstructed justice.

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Rockford Dodge Pick-Up Burglary Rash

Posted: 02/22/2012 - Since December a dozen Dodge pick-ups have been stolen on the city's east side. Police say it's happening overnight and on everyday of the week.

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Online Prisoner Database Almost Ready

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Updated: 02/17/2012 - By the end of the month we'll be able to search for inmates online. The Winnebago County Sheriff is getting ready to roll out a brand new database and 23 News got a sneak peak.

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Community Assisted Police Calling Program Follows Up

Updated: 02/14/2012 - If you’ve ever called police and never heard back, that's about to change. Police are using a brand new program--one that's designed to make sure Rockford Police respond to your problem even if they can't help.

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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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