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New management at the Winnebago County Animal Shelter helps more pets find a home

Brett Frazier started as the administrator for WCAS in August 2018. Since then, the shelter has seen more pets adopted and less euthanasia.


A 23-year-old man authorities say impersonated a long-missing child pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal agents.



The Good Friday Walk of Justice recognized the life of Jamie Gonzalez, a man who was shot to death in Rockford last month.


Pritzker signed HB 2988 into action, which allows only counties and municipalities to establish standards for developing wind farms.


UPDATE: Five hearts found in Chicago, but not human


Second man charged for Jamie Stephens' death pleads not guilty


Boy, thrown from Mall of America balcony, making 'small steps' in recovery


Student accused of sexual assault during Beloit school band trip


Dennis Rodman coming to Rockford for autograph signing


FBI, Crystal Lake Police involved in search for missing boy


Woman creates needlepoint 'Last Supper' for Rockford church


20 years after school attack, Columbine remembers 13 lost



Undersheriff: Teen’s death likely preceded Colorado manhunt


Carly Rice named Rockford's 4th of July Honorary Parade Marshal


Belvidere woman named in TIME Magazine's Top 100 most influential people


UPDATE: Woman and three dogs killed in house fire


Country singer Jordan Davis coming to the District


Winnebago County Jail struggles to retain correction officers


South Carolina 5th grader died of natural causes after school fight, no charges to be filed


Stay off the road: Drowsy driving more dangerous than previously reported, study finds


Elizabeth Warren calls on House to start impeachment proceedings for Pres. Trump


Rockford hospital provides foot care to homeless on Holy Thursday


Southern Illinois officer helps man get to job interview after pulling him over


Two arrested, ISP Trooper's drink spiked during traffic stop


FDA approves first generic nasal spray to treat opioid overdose


Census: Rockford's population declines for eighth straight year


Two-wave US flu season is now the longest in a decade


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