- 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.
- 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.
- Rockford’s former abortion clinic could soon house a section of the city’s police department. Right now, officers are eying the building as a new location for a geopolicing station.