FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has died more than two weeks after a house explosion that also has killed his wife, authorities said.
FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois woman has died about two weeks after she was seriously injured when her house exploded and caught fire, officials said.
Bonnie Bawinkel, 60, of Freeport died Monday evening as a result of thermal injuries from the Sept.
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An Illinois man who disappeared from Madison 12 years ago after police said he struck and killed a pedestrian with his van pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of hit-and-run resulting in death.
Felix Romero-Ocotl, 41, of Freeport, faces up to 25 years of combined prison and extended supervision when he is sentenced in about two months by Dane County Circuit Judge Nicholas McNamara.
FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — Residents in northern and western Illinois continue to deal with flooding as rivers swell from melting snow and recent rains.
National Weather Service readings Monday show major flooding along the Pecatonica River at Shirland and Freeport and the Rock River in the Rockford area and Moline.
FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — A woman is being held in Wisconsin who authorities in Illinois say had 85 live dogs and at least 65 dead dogs and cats at a rural rental house.
The Journal-Standard (http://bit.ly/1BU1XRl ) reported that 45-year-old Tina McKinnon was taken into custody in Linn, Wisconsin early Thursday and faces charges of felony aggravated animal cruelty and misdemeanor cruel treatment to animals.
FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — A Freeport man was arrested on a burglary charge after learning what every police officer knows: It's easier to track suspects who leave their tracks in the snow.
The (Freeport) Journal Standard reports that Jose L.