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Rockford Park District announces improvement plans, further endorses Hard Rock Casino

Park District officials say Washington Park Community Center will undergo $500,000 in improvements, thanks to a state grant and donations.


The Winnebago County Health Department marks the Garden Hotel Condemned after the fire department took a look inside.



The Chicago-Rockford International Airport has been ranked as the fastest growing airport for cargo in the world, according to Airports Council International.


Two men are wanted and charged for shooting a woman in the head in Rockford. It happened July 3 in the 2000 block of School Street.


Rockford city program helps new African market open


Attempted suicide survivor shines light on mental illness, inspires hope


Rockford police, neighbors team up through surveillance camera network


Rockford native stars in Broadway tour of Hamilton


Loves Park police: Three cars of interest in fatal hit-and-run


Rockford Lutheran students replace flags at Keeling-Puri Peace Plaza


Man wanted for stealing from Beloit business


Referee who told N.J. wrestler to cut dreadlocks barred for 2 seasons



Suicide Prevention Event hosted at Rock Valley College


Bills would require state agencies to buy Illinois, American-made products


Chicago mayor proposes zoning rule limiting pot dispensaries


Walmart to host hiring event Thursday for Sterling distribution center


Man arrested for selling fake Wisconsin football tickets on Craigslist, South Beloit police say


Acting intelligence chief agrees to testify after subpoena


Canadian leader Justin Trudeau’s reelection campaign hit with ‘brownface’ photo


Report: Illinois named 10th most diverse state


Illinois DCFS opens 24 new investigations of alleged clergy abuse


Goodyear ordered to pay $6.7M for death from exploding tire


1 in 5 Americans can’t name a single branch of the government, study finds


Iowa State University fan’s beer money Venmo plea turns into fundraiser for children’s hospital


Sandy Hook nonprofit releases chilling PSA on school shootings


Two suspects rob 53-year-old disabled man at gunpoint in his Mississippi home


Number of abortions in US falls to lowest level since 1973


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