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While Traffic Deaths Decline Nationally, They’re Increasing in Illinois

The first six months of 2017 have seen an uptick in the number of Illinois traffic fatalities over the same period in 2016, all while the rate of traffic deaths has slightly decreased nationally. Experts say there are several reasons.

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10 Safety Tips from the RPD That Every Woman Should Know

We had the chance to talk with a former Rockford police officer who gave us these 10 very important tips to remember for when you think you're being followed.

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Are Young Women Being Targeted in Rockford?

One Stateline woman had a terrifying experience yesterday, so she took to Facebook to share her story to stress the importance of being aware of our surroundings and to save lives.

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Don’t Open This Mother’s Day Coupon from Lowe’s

If your Mother's Day shopping trip always involves a stop at the Lowe's Nursery department, don't use this coupon thinking you're gonna save a lot of green on Mama's pretty plants. You'll probably be sorry if you do.

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Beware of This While Doing Yard Cleanup in Rockford

It's that time of year where yard clean up is on the to-do list for every nice day in Rockford. If you live along a busy street, or plan to volunteer for a street clean up team, here's something very important we all need to be on the look out for.

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Illinois Cops May Get a Device to Stop Distracted Driving

There's a new piece of technology police could soon be using to determine if a driver was using their phone moments before an accident occurred, and some people are NOT happy about it.

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Illinois and Wisconsin’s Safest Colleges

Crime on college campuses is a major concern when it comes to selecting an institute of higher learning to attend or to send your kids to. Despite Illinois' reputation as a state filled with crime, there some safe colleges that you can attend.

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These Are the 10 Safest Rockford Neighborhoods

Safety is always important, these are the ten safest neighborhoods in Rockford.

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Rockford Parents, If You Have This Swing Get Rid Of It Now

Little Tikes has announced a recall on one of their more popular items, the 2-in-1 Snug 'n Secure Pink Swing, due to the risk of it breaking and becoming a fall hazard.

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Woman Finds Shirt On Windshield and Her Warning Goes Viral

It looks like predators have foundĀ a new way to trick women into getting out of their cars in the dark, and a 19-year woman from Flint, Michigan is warning women everywhere to beware.

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