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Rockford Register Star

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A woman and her boyfriend were found dead Thursday morning in Blackhawk Park and the woman's estranged husband has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot... [Read More]
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With four state medals, including three in the top four, Caleb Carlson is the second-greatest swimmer in Byron Co-op history.Only Jeff Gullett (seven finishes in... [Read More]
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On May 5, 1905, Robert Sengstacke Abbott founded the Chicago Defender newspaper in a small kitchen in his landlord's apartment, with an initial investment of... [Read More]
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My Last Bite, the Rockford Register Star's dining column, publishes at noon Thursdays at rrstar.com. This week's featured eatery is Chilangos Authentic Mexican Cuisine in... [Read More]
The city of Rockford Water Division recently announced two road closures.Welty Avenue at Jackson Street was closed to southbound traffic Feb. 22 to repair a... [Read More]
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Don't pick on Matt Morrissey. And not just because his twin brother is "The Giant.""He's the tougher one," said Andrew Morrissey, the 6-foot-9 star senior... [Read More]
Identifying and guiding individuals who pose the greatest risk to society to a life free of crime.That's the goal of a consortium of city, county,... [Read More]
It was a somewhat tense first 20 minutes of the postseason for the No. 2-seeded Rock Valley College men's basketball team.The Golden Eagles led No.... [Read More]
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As American medal winners celebrate at the Winter Olympics in South Korea, Auburn High School senior and world-class amateur boxer Angel Martinez is planning to live... [Read More]
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Ban bump stocks that turn semiautomatic rifles into machine guns like the one that a man used on Oct. 1 to kill 58 people in... [Read More]
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Cliffbreakers Riverside Hotel & Conference Center showed off renovations Wednesday to its recently completed events center.The riverfront hotel and banquet facility is rebranding its special... [Read More]
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The 10-year-old girl walked to the park with her Uncle Mark and then to his girlfriend's apartment before walking back home nearly six hours later.But... [Read More]
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Identifying and guiding individuals who pose the greatest risk to society to a life free of crime.That's the goal of a consortium of city, county,... [Read More]
Father says daughter's car and missing dog found... [Read More]
Transform Rockford on Wednesday announced its support for the restoration of home rule authority in Rockford as a tool to take back greater local control... [Read More]
After nearly 35 years on the bench, U.S. District Court Judge Frederick Kapala has decided to retire and take senior status.He's not going to retire... [Read More]
Each Wednesday at rrstar.com and Thursday in print, we feature a unique property for sale in the area. Have a property you'd like to see... [Read More]
Each day this year, the Register Star is sharing front pages from 1968 to revisit events from the historic year.Fifty years ago today readers of... [Read More]
The city of Rockford Public Works Forestry Division will close two southbound lanes of North Mulford Road between Gale Lane and Guilford Road on Feb.... [Read More]
The city of Rockford Water Division reduced East State Street to one lane at Fairview Boulevard to westbound traffic Feb. 31 to make an emergency... [Read More]
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