WRHL News http://www.wrhl.net/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-07-23T11:14:18Z Murder charges filed by Lee County officials against Rockford man Lee County officials have filed additional charges against a Rockford man in connection with the killing of a Monticello, Illinois woman last month at a rest area off I-39 in Paw Paw. 16 more charges have been added against 36-year old Terence Doddy... Jeff Leon 2014-07-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136662 Oregon man sentenced to prison following drug arrest An Oregon man received a sentence of 2 1/2 years in the Department of Corrections Tuesday following a drug bust that took place in February of 2013. 30-year old Richard Gallagher was arrested on the felony offense of unlawful possession with the int... Jeff Leon 2014-07-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136666 Rochelle police arrest 3 boys following extensive damage to former Lincoln Grade School Rochelle police have arrested 3 male juveniles in connection with damage done to the former Lincoln Grade School which is located on South Main Street.The incident took place sometime on Saturday. There was extensive damage inside both buildings alon... Jeff Leon 2014-07-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136667 Fruit recall in Illinois There's a massive fruit recall on plums, peaches, nectarines, and pluots. Officials at the California based Wawona Packing Company says the fruit may be contaminated with Listeria. It was sold at Costco, Kroger, Food4Less, Walmart, and Trader Joe's s... Jeff Leon 2014-07-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136668 Road improvements for I-39 Governor Quinn has signed legislation to extend a statewide construction program. The bill allows the state to borrow one-point-one-billion-dollars for a four-year road and bridge plan that continues a plan that's concluding. The bonds will be paid o... Jeff Leon 2014-07-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136669 Rochelle park officials hear presentation about a possible YMCA Park officials in Rochelle heard a presentation last night dealing with the possibility of a YMCA coming to the community. A group of local residents recently had a survey done involving a YMCA or a community center being built in Rochelle. The stud... Jeff Leon 2014-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136508 RTHS officials move forward in drug testing program this fall Officials at Rochelle Township High School are moving forward in their 1st drug testing program for students in extracurricular activities. This would include athletes in the sports programs. The cost for the drug testing program will be $8,650 a ye... Jeff Leon 2014-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136510 Rockford man wants a new judge in his murder case A Rockford man accused of killing two people wants a new judge on his case. Terence Doddy and his attorneys filed the motion yesterday but at this point, it’s not clear why they don’t like the judge. Doddy is facing 11 counts of murder af... Jeff Leon 2014-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136511 Rochelle park officials approve money for city study In a 5-1 vote last night, The Flagg-Rochelle Community Park District board approved $10,000 for a area-wide brand development study involving the city. Board President Roger Bunger was absent from the gathering.The price tag is $100,000 for the servi... Jeff Leon 2014-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136355 Camper death of Amboy boy ruled accidental An investigation has found that last month's death of a three-year-old boy from Amboy was caused by an improperly grounded family camper. The boy died when he touched the door handle of the camper while standing on wet ground. The death of Landyn Kee... Jeff Leon 2014-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136512 Bond remains at $250,000 for a Rochelle man following drug bust Bond remains at $250,000 for a Rochelle man following a drug bust earlier this month in the Hub City. 32-year old Juan Olguin has been charged with the Class "X" felony offense of unlawful possession of a controled substance with the intent to deliv... Jeff Leon 2014-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136356 RTHS board meeting this evening The Rochelle Township High School board will meet in monthly session tonight at 7 with several items on the agenda. The discussion will include a drug testing program, resignations and employment in the district, along with approving a fee for the m... Jeff Leon 2014-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136357 Mt. Morris resident hurt in alcohol related car crash A Mt. Morris resident suffered injuries following a single vehicle alcohol related crash at the intersection of Leaf River and Montague Roads in Ogle County. 31-year old Caley Jiles was traveling north bound on Leaf River Road and left the right sid... Jeff Leon 2014-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136360 Psychiatric Clinic in Rockford is closing this fall The University of Illinois College of Medicine's psychiatric clinic in Rockford is closing. It will shut down September 30th. Patients were informed by their doctors about the change last month. Officials say the clinic has had financial problems and... Jeff Leon 2014-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136359 Doddy Pleads Not Guilty Terence Doddy pleaded not guilty to murder charges Friday.  He faces 15 charges including 11 counts of murder, one count robbery, one count possession of a stolen motor vehicle, one count possession of a stolen credit card and one count of conce... 2014-07-19T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136154 More Ogle County Arrests Two men were arrested Friday night and face Aggravated Battery charges.  The Ogle County Sheriff's Office reports that at approximately 11:07 last night, Ogle County Deputies along with Dixon Rural EMS and The Lee County Sheriff’s departme... 2014-07-19T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136153 Ogle County Arrests Three people have been arrested on theft charges by the Ogle County Sheriff's Office.  On Tuesday, Ogle County Deputies began an investigation of items taken from a rural Byron address.  Following the investigation deputies arrested 19 year... 2014-07-18T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136112 Interview with Peggy Friday of the Rochelle Chamber of Commerce The Rochelle Chamber has a lot of things on their plate right now.. New businesses going up, new members, events and of course, Summer Country Jam. Find out all the details on these and more! [audio:PeggyRCofC.mp3]Peggy Friday[/audio] Jay Burlison 2014-07-18T15:30:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136084 RCH New Mission and Vision Statements The Board of Trustees at Rochelle Community Hospital recently approved new Mission and Vision statements.  Chief Executive Officer Mark Batty says, they decided it was time to look at the Mission and Vision statements to see if they were still r... 2014-07-19T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136079 DeKalb County Accident A DeKalb man was injured following a single vehicle accident Thursday afternoon on south Malta Road East of Lang Road.  The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office reports that a vehicle driven by 23 year old Jacob Doyle of DeKalb was eastbound on South ... 2014-07-18T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=136066