WRHL News http://www.wrhl.net/news 20 Latest News Articles 2017-08-16T02:20:51Z Rockford Man Arrested for Residential Burglary in Creston <a href="http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&amp;id=250159" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.wrhl.net/shared/inc/client/31/articles/thumbs/t_81617112915-Greer.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Rockford man was arrested for Residential Burglary Tuesday afternoon. The Ogle County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office responded to a residence in Creston for a report of a burglary in progress. The homeowner had detained the offender until deputies arrived.... 2017-08-16T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250159 Traffic Deaths Up in Illinois The number of traffic deaths in Illinois is going up so far this year, the opposite of what's happening in the nation as a whole. The National Safety Council is reporting that Illinois traffic deaths for the first six months of 2017 are up four-perce... 2017-08-16T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250128 Authorities Looking For Missing Bureau County Teen Authorities in Bureau County are looking for a missing teenaged girl. Police say they fear 14-year-old Anna Racine is in danger. Her family reported her missing early Monday morning. Bureau County deputies say Racine may be traveling with 21-year-old... 2017-08-16T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250127 Accident and Arrests in Ogle County A Rochelle man was injured following a single vehicle accident Tuesday morning just after 6 at the intersection of Woodlawn and Ritchie Roads. According to the Ogle County Sheriff's Office, 55 year old Frank Thomas was unable to yield at the stop int... 2017-08-16T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250126 No Action Taken By Board on New Jail No action was taken concerning a new Ogle County Jail at last nights Board Meeting. The Board is hoping an agreement can be worked out with the City of Oregon to build the new jail on it's 6th Street property. The next meeting of the Ogle County Boar... 2017-08-16T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250125 Sterling Police Look for 4 Men Sterling Police are looking for four men after an incident at a house on 5th Street yesterday that caused a precautionary lockdown. A report of an armed person forced an hour long lockdown at Sterling Schools, the Hospital and at Wahl Clipper Corpora... 2017-08-16T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250124 Judge Grants Ogle County State's Attorney's Request for Special Prosecutor During a pretrial conference on Tuesday, &nbsp;Associate Circuit Judge John C. Redington granted Ogle County State&rsquo;s Attorney Eric Morrow&rsquo;s request and entered an order appointing the Illinois State&rsquo;s Attorney&rsquo;s Appellate Pr... 2017-08-16T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250112 23 WIFR Brings Cozi-TV to Rockford After 2 years of affiliation with The Justice Network, 23 WIFR is has decided to replace the network with Cozi-TV starting September 11th. Cozi-TV airs classic television series from the1950s to the 1990s, including favorites like Baywatch, Emergenc... 2017-08-15T22:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250098 Precautionary Lockdown in Sterling This Morning A report of an armed person in Sterling this morning prompted a precautionary lockdown at Sterling Schools, the Hospital and at Wahl Clipper Corporation.&nbsp; The lockdown last just over an hour and started around 9:45 this morning.&nbsp; The incide... 2017-08-15T19:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250094 2 Rochelle Residents Face Drug Charges in DeKalb Two Rochelle people were arrested on DeKalb Warrants Monday afternoon in Rochelle. 33 year old Melissa Smith and 29 year old James Clucas both of Rochelle were picked up on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Manufacturing and Deliver... 2017-08-15T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250076 Man Arrested Following Car Chase Monday Night A Roscoe man faces several charges after a chase in Ogle and DeKalb Counties last night. Around 9:15 last night Ogle County Sheriff Deputies responded to a gas station in Monroe Center for the report of a missing subject that possibly had suicidal te... 2017-08-15T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250072 Still Looking For Dragway Shooter in Wisconsin A search continues to find the gunman who shot and killed three suburban men over the weekend at the Great Lakes Dragaway in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. The shooting happened Sunday night during Larry's Fun Fest at the motor speedway near Union Grove.... 2017-08-15T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250070 Watch Out For Fake Eclipse Glasses If you bought your eclipse glasses online, you may want to make sure they're legit. Amazon yesterday said it's working to get refunds to thousands of people who bought fake eclipse glasses. Doctors say you need ISO 12312-2 certified glasses, or you c... 2017-08-15T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250069 Governor Wants Leaders to Meet For Schools Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says a deal on school funding in the state is 'within reach.' The governor yesterday asked all four legislative leaders, Democrats Mike Madigan and John Cullerton, and Republicans Jim Durkin and Bill Brady, to sit down ... 2017-08-15T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250068 St. Charles Stabbing Death A man accused of stabbing his father to death in west suburban St. Charles is due in bond court this morning. John Shenko was charged yesterday with murdering Kevin Shenko. Authorities say the father was found stabbed early Sunday on the ground outsi... 2017-08-15T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250064 Rochelle City Council Meets Last Night The Rochelle City Council approved the purchase of three new police vehicles at last night&rsquo;s meeting.&nbsp; Following a lengthy discussion the council approved the purchase of a Dodge Ram Crew 1500 Police Service 4 by 4 pickup truck and two Dod... 2017-08-15T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250058 Kitten from farm in Carroll County tests positive for rabies A kitten from farm in Carroll County tests positive for rabies, the Ogle County Health Department wants to remind people to vaccinate their pets and not to approach unknown or wild animals, especially if they are acting unusually. Last week a kitten ... 2017-08-15T00:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250045 The Bishop Hill Chautauqua Celebrates the History of Agriculture The roots of our agricultural past will be celebrated in story and song at the 5th annual Bishop Hill Chautauqua on August 26th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.&nbsp; Experience how farming has changed through the centuries as told by re-enactors portraying fa... 2017-08-15T00:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250044 Eclipse In 1 Week If you don't have a plan or a place to stay, it may be best to watch the southern Illinois eclipse online. The eclipse is one week away, and locals across southern Illinois say they're as ready as they can be. City leaders in Carbondale are encouragi... 2017-08-14T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250007 Still No Money For Illinois Schools Illinois is no closer to a school budget, even with a vote from the Illinois Senate to override Governor Rauner's school changes. Democrats in the Senate yesterday used their numbers to easily vote down the governor's changes. But Democrats in the Il... 2017-08-14T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/news/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=250006