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Rockford Police Shoot at Carjacking Suspect, Man in Custody

mystateline.com — By Matt Rodewald | mrodewald@wtvo.com Published 09/28 2016 08:15AM Updated 09/28 2016 08:15AM Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Rockford Police open fire on a man after they say he stole a taxi cab and tried to flee from police overnight.

Houses Underwater, Flooding in Lee County - Story

mystateline.com — More than four inches of rain overnight caused flash flooding in Lee County. Dixon Police reported two feet of standing water, had to rescue drivers stranded in cars trapped in flood waters, and helped a few residents from their homes to escape flooding.

This detour takes me...where?

Mowing Down Blight

linkedin.com — "This packaged story is about the City of Rockford partnering with a new neighborhood group to mow vacant lots across the city. The Forest City has been plagued by thousands of vacant lots, vacant buildings and poverty-stricken neighborhoods for decades.

Toddler Survives Pool Accident Because of Float Lessons

mystateline.com — Mason Mazurkiewicz will celebrate his 2nd birthday in December, but his parents say it's because he survived a fall in a backyard pool with floating lessons from Catch A Wave Swim Club. Brandon Stoffregen worked with the toddler for six weeks and it saved his life.

NEW: Man Critically Wounded in Rockford Shooting

mystateline.com — By Matt Rodewald | mrodewald@wtvo.com Published 05/06 2016 07:14AM Updated 05/06 2016 07:14AM Copyright 2016 Cable News Network/Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. A west side shooting overnight has left a man critically hurt. It happened at 3:30 this morning at Ashland and Furman.

AM FUN: Civil War General Andrew Luck Brought to Life

mystateline.com — WTVO-TV -- For the past year, the website SB Nation has had the idea that Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck looked like a Civil War General After careful consideration, they put Luck's head on the body of General Rufus King, and the legend was born Then some writers started writing

VIDEO: Surveillance Catches 2013 Murder; Remains Unsolved

mystateline.com — ROCKFORD (WTVO) -- How long does it take to catch a killer? The answer can be as varied as the circumstances of the crime itself, but one murder in particular in Rockford remains unsolved. The killer is still on the loose even though the entire murder was clearly caught on tape in October 2013.

Miss the 1st Quarter of the Bears Game on FOX 39? We Explain Why

mystateline.com — Are you still steaming over missing the 1st quarter of the Bears-Falcons game on FOX 39? We understand your pain. Matt Rodewald, Candice King and Scot Bertram explain what happened and why you missed part of the game. Here's a hint: it wasn't our call.

Weather Warnings: Why We Break-in

mystateline.com — WTVO/WQRF -- When it comes to interrupting regularly scheduled programming for dangerous weather, every newsroom in America feels like just like what a South Dakota TV news anchor ranted on-air during severe weather. "I felt bad for interrupting people's tv shows. I tell you what, I'm glad I did.
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Oct 28, 2016

BUSY EASLEY'S: Phoenix's famous costume shop is buzzing before Halloween weekend. @FOX10Phoenix https://t.co/KpNiG7w4Ok

Oct 28, 2016

Enjoy the #WorldSeries broadcast on @FOX10Phoenix; and while you're at it, play along courtesy of @The_Heckler https://t.co/y9dJnwvbNS

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@MSchwerha now way Jose! The #83nation is difficult to explain. Just trust me, it's a good thing.

Oct 28, 2016

WOW: huge fire at the Willowbrook banquet hall in Willow Springs, IL. https://t.co/lSa7C3G9Ch

Oct 28, 2016

RT @WSJ: Baylor details 'horrifying' alleged assaults, including gang rapes, in scandal that cost coach his job  http://on.wsj.com/2fo4iSb  🔓

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