Rockford, Illinois seems to have a knack for making the news for all the wrong reasons. This is unfortunate because there are a lot of positive things about Rockford and not just Cheap Trick, Fred Van Vleet, and Rockford IceHogs. After a quick filtered search on YouTube, I was pleasantly surprised to learn not all of the top "Rockford, Illinois" related videos on YouTube have to do with crime.

TOP FIVE 'ROCKFORD' VIDEOS ON YOUTUBE WITH 1+ MILLION VIEWS

5. "Congo seben ( Valentine's Day party RockFord iL ) Rio"

This looks like a fun party. I could dream of being able to dance like that.

4. SPECTATOR DRAGS - Rockford Speedway - 07/04/2020

If you skip to the 13:30 mark you'll find this race highlighted in the screenshot above. I don't know the backstory but I hope they knew each other because otherwise, someone has some explaining to do.

3. 2015 WWII Days - Rockford, IL - German WWII Fallschirmjäger Veteran

This was filmed at Midway Village Museum, where World War II is reenacted annually.

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2. Inside A Crack House | US Drug Gangs Exposed (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories

There is the one and only crime-related video that lands in the top 5 videos about Rockford, Illinois. If you enjoy crime documentaries I recommend watching this.

1. Coyote Chases Family Dog in Rockford, Illinois

This short video is under one minute in length but proves how much coyotes don't care about their surroundings.

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