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Helping Emergency Responders Get to the Scene

Updated: 05/12/2016 - Our actions, or lack of action, on the road can cost emergency vehicles precious seconds and in some cases prevent them from ever making it to the emergency - as was the case last month.

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Winnebago Co. Deputies Making More Arrests

Updated: 05/12/2016 - There's been a gradual change over the last year and a half both within the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department and on our streets.

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27 Arrested in Targeted Patrols

Updated: 05/12/2016 - A teenage member of the Latin Kings gang who ran from officers is one of 27 people arrested thanks in part to several local departments working together, plus the Department of Homeland Security.

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23 News Investigates Extradition Mix-Ups

Updated: 05/12/2016 - An investigation into failed extraditions of wanted suspects we first told you about last month brings new cases to light and action from both Winnebago County and Rock County.

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Bomb Technician Added to Winnebago Co. SWAT Team

Updated: 01/28/2016 - Winnebago County's bomb squad responds to about 30 calls every year, that's more than two a month. Now a member of the bomb squad is joining forces with another team.

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23 NEWS EXCLUSIVE: Remote Control Spike Strips

Updated: 05/12/2016 - Innocent local lives lost while suspects run police, it's happened several times here in the Stateline and now Winnebago County Sheriff’s deputies are some of the first in the nation to try to stop it from happening by using new technology; technology you’d expect to see in a James Bond movie.

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Freeport Police Hope to Have Body Cameras by January

Updated: 05/12/2016 - Police brutality cases remain in the spotlight with the recent release of video from an officer-involved shooting in Chicago, to the jury deliberations in Baltimore, Maryland in the Freddie Gray murder trial. Now the Freeport Police Department may be weeks away from getting body cameras.

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Rock County Launches Text to 911

Updated: 05/12/2016 - In some emergencies calling 911 can be dangerous, for example, if a victim is hiding from a suspect.

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