WRHL News http://www.wrhl.net/news 20 Latest News Articles 2018-03-24T12:47:44Z Winter returns for area residents today <a href="http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&amp;id=262368" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.wrhl.net/shared/inc/client/31/articles/thumbs/t_3041854526-WWAdvisorycopy.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for residents in Ogle County until 7 this evening. Snow accumulation will be between 1 to 3 inches. Winds will be out of the east at 15 to 25 miles per hour with gust at 30 miles per ... 2018-03-24T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262368 March for our lives happens today Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take part in the March for our Lives in various cities around the U.S. today. The rallies were prompted by the recent school shooting in south Florida. The march was organized by students in Parkland, F... 2018-03-24T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262369 3 men arrested on drug charges in Ogle County following a traffic stop Ogle County Sheriff's Police arrested 3 out of state men late Thursday night on drug charges following a traffic stop in I-39 in rural Rochelle. Following an investigation that included the Rochelle Police Department's K-9 unit, 21-year old Joseph R... Jeff Leon 2018-03-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262355 Sycamore man arrested following rape and kidnapping incident in North Carolina In area news, DeKalb County Sheriff's Police arrested a Sycamore man on Friday who was wanted in North Carolina for rape and kidnapping following an alleged incident that took place in 2001. 51-year old Brett Gamble was taken into custody following ... 2018-03-24T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262370 Rochelle city council scheduled to meet Monday night Grant money to expand the city's railroad and an agreement with Rochelle Energy LLC tops the discussion Monday night for local officials. The Rochelle city council meeting begins at 7 at City Hall. The city is expected to received 2.58 million dol... 2018-03-24T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262371 Brad Paisley show cancelled due to a winter storm in Moline Saturday AEG and&nbsp;TaxSlayer Center&nbsp;announced that&nbsp;Brad Paisley's March 24th show will be cancelled due to a winter storm warning with severe weather conditions and impending advisories. AEG &amp; the venue made the deci... 2018-03-24T00:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262353 Winter Weather Advisory & Warning In Effect Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect from 1am to 4pm Saturday for The Coyote &amp; Good Time Oldies 1060 listening area, for Ogle &amp; DeKalb Counties.&nbsp;Snow is expected. Total snow accumulations of up to 2&nbsp;inches, with localized amoun... 2018-03-23T23:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262352 Davis Junction man suffers fatal injuries at Ogle County landfill A Davis Junction man suffered fatal injuries yesterday morning following an accident that took place at the Orchard Hills Landfill located in the 82 hundred block of Illinois 251 North. 48-year old John Overstreet was pronounced dead at the scene af... Jeff Leon 2018-03-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262230 Davis Junction man dies from blunt trauma to his chest A Davis Junction man died from blunt trauma to his chest following an accident Wednesday morning at the Orchard Hills Landfill located in Ogle County. 48-year old John Overstreet was pronounced dead at the scene after he was pinned between a semi-tr... Jeff Leon 2018-03-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262314 Illinois supreme court won't hear state worker pay case Thousands of state of Illinois employees could be in line for a pay raise. The state's supreme court this week refused to hear an appeal over step raises. Those are pay bumps based on how long a state worker has been on the job. Governor Rauner has ... 2018-03-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262317 Illinois farmers looking at hemp legislation Some Illinois farmers say they're still looking at a plan to grow hemp in the state. Illinois lawmakers are looking at hemp as an alternative, cash crop to corn and beans. But Adams County Farm Bureau President Rick Edwards says alternative crops al... 2018-03-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262316 Elgin police release video of deadly officer involved shooting Family members want answers after viewing video of the deadly police shooting of DeCynthia Clements on the Jane Addams Tollway earlier this month. The Elgin Police Department released footage yesterday of a local officer firing at the victim as she e... 2018-03-23T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262315 Ogle County offcials approve solar farm near Forreston (Ogle County board chairman Kim Gouker) In an 18-3 vote, the Ogle County board approved a special use permit yesterday evening involving a solar farm in rural Forreston. The solar panels will be located in the 69 hundred block of Route 26 on just ... Jeff Leon 2018-03-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262229 Winter storm watch issued by National Weather Service The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch in effect from Friday evening through Saturday afternoon. There will be light snow on Friday evening mixed with rain. the snow after midnight could be heavy at times with several inches ac... 2018-03-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262243 Rockford officials looking at options after Home Rule defeat Rockford will need four million-dollars to make ends meet. Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara yesterday said that he is looking at his options after voters defeated a question about home rule on Tuesday, but he knows the city will be short. Becoming a home... 2018-03-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262249 Illinois' race for Governor will be expensive Get ready to see a lot more campaign commercials in the race for Illinois governor. Ad executives expect J.B. Pritzker and Bruce Rauner to spend 150 million-dollars on campaign ads alone. The two spent almost 50 million on ads for the primary elect... 2018-03-22T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262251 Rauner and Pritzer are winners in the General Primary Election <a href="http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&amp;id=262172" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.wrhl.net/shared/inc/client/31/articles/thumbs/t_3211861202-ELECTIONRESULTS.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; It will be incumbent Bruce Rauner against JB Pritzer in the Governor's race this November in Illinois as both candidates came away winners yesterday in the General Primary Election. Governor Rauner totaled 52.5% of the votes yesterday on the... Jeff Leon 2018-03-20T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262172 Voter turnout low in Illinois for General Primary Election Most Illinois voters who could cast a ballot, didn't cast a ballot. Election officials across the state say it looks like voter turnout for yesterday's primary will end-up being right around 30 percent. That's about the same turnout as four years ago... 2018-03-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262188 Oregon school officials approve agreement for Blackhawk Center School officials in Oregon have approved an intergovernmental agreement with the Oregon Park District in taking over the ownership of Blackhawk Center. The proposal would have the Oregon school district own the facility as of September 1st of this y... 2018-03-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262189 Ogle Coounty board will meet tonight The construction of the new jail along with a possible solar farm in rural Forreston tops the discussion this evening for the Ogle County board. The meeting begins at 5:30 in the courthouse in Oregon. Construction is scheduled to begin this fall fo... 2018-03-21T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=262190