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Federal Jury Convicts Former Springfield, Illinois Resident with the Killing of Special Deputy U.S. Marshal Jacob Keltner

ROCKFORD — A federal jury in Rockford today convicted a former Springfield, Illinois resident in connection with the killing of Special Deputy U.S. Marshal/McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner. The jury found Floyd E. Brown, […]

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Provides Update on Federal Prosecution, Ongoing Strategies To Combat Violent Crime in Chicago

CHICAGO — John R. Lausch, Jr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, today, Monday, November 29, 2021, provided an update on federal prosecutions and strategies to combat violent crime in Chicago and […]

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Spoof Using Rockford Police Number Reborn? Or Actual Wrong Number from Rockford Police?

In February 2020 the City of Rockford notified the community about phone call scams involving phone numbers associated with the Rockford Police Department. According to Rockford, Illinois CBS affiliate WIFR, the Rockford Police Department was […]

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McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Dies After He’s Shot While Serving a Warrant with Task Force in Rockford

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced at 4:55 p.m. Thursday March 7, 2019 that the officer shot at a Rockford Extended Stay America has died. The officer’s identity was released as McHenry County Sheriff’s Office […]

Floyd Brown, shooting suspect in Rockford/US Marshal Task Force warrant service operation
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McHenry County Sheriff’s Officer Shot in Rockford; Suspect in Crashed Vehicle Off I-55 Northeast of Lincoln, Illinois in Barricaded Situation

A McHenry County Sheriff’s Officer part of the US Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force was shot by the subject of a warrant at an Extended Stay America, 747 N. Bell School Road in […]

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Task Force Agent Shot, Suspect At Large from Active Shooter Incident Near Extended Stay America Just Northwest of US 20 & I-39/I-90

Rockford police and other law enforcement agencies responded about 9:15 a.m. Thursday March 7, 2019 to an “active shooter situation” near the Extended Stay America, 747 North Bell School Road after task force agents were […]

Raheem D. King, triple homicide suspect
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Three Shot to Death Aboard Adult-Themed “Distinguished Gentleman” Party Bus, Suspect Search Ongoing

Three people aboard a private, adult-themed “Distinguished Gentleman” entertainment bus were fatally shot early Saturday morning in Rockford by a shooter that was not initially described by police. Rockford police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:25 […]

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Police Officer Killed, Second Person Killed, Connected to Traffic Stop, Crash Near State St and Dawn Ave, Rockford

Rockford police at press conference announce a police officer was killed and another person was found dead in a crashed vehicle about one block north of the original traffic stop location. Rockford police were extremely […]