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Kankakee PD Release Video of Rampaging Bulldozer Crushing a Police Car

So, you're an angry 18 year old guy with an some sort of ax to grind with society in general. How do you go about assuaging your anger? If you answered "run over police cars and stuff with a stolen bulldozer" you've got a lot in common with an idiot the Kankakee Police Department had to deal with last month.

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Is This Illinois Car's Hilarious Headlight Hack For Real?
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Is This Illinois Car’s Hilarious Headlight Hack For Real?

An Illinois police department used there Facebook page to remind drivers to turn on their headlights on a foggy morning. They never expected to see this.

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Adopt A Pet And Take In A Concert This Weekend

Mending Hearts Rescue is holding its 4th annual Rockin' 4 Rescue event this weekend.

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Rockford Traffic Saturation Nets Big Results

Ken Decoster from CrimeStoppers made his weekly visit to the show

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Kohl’s Stores Will Now Handle Your Amazon Returns For You

So, you've just opened up your delivery from Amazon Prime, only to discover that those really cool pants are too big, and that gadget that you just had to have isn't really all it's cracked up to be. Instead of going to all the trouble of arranging a return back to Amazon, now you can just take it to Kohl's and let them do it for you (assuming you live in one of the two cities now offering the service).

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Albion, Illinois Had a 3.8 Magnitude Earthquake This Morning

The strongest earthquake in years was recorded in Southern Illinois just before 7:00 this morning, centered in Albion near the Indiana border.

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4 Illinois Cities Make List of Best Places to Live in America

Rockford may not have made the list, but the 4 places in Illinois that did are pretty close to home. That's good news, right?

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A Rockford Bucket List Just In Case The World Ends on Saturday
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A Rockford Bucket List Just In Case The World Ends on Saturday

There's a theory running around that predicts the world will end on Saturday, September 23. That doesn't leave much time to get some stuff done.

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Remember When The Rockford Chamber Of Commerce Made An Album And Then It Was Featured On David Letterman?

If you were thinking "Man, I would really like to listen to some VERY 70's songs that are all about how great Rockford is" I've got you covered.

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FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez Announces Crackdown Within Debt Collection Industry
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Illinois AG Lisa Madigan Says She’s Not Going to Run for Reelection

If you've lived in the Land of Lincoln for even a short period of time, I'm sure you've figured out that the political landscape of Illinois is a strange, ever-changing creature. Even knowing that, many are surprised at the Illinois Attorney General's statement.

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