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Morning Headlines: Monday, November 16
Man shot during argument on Rockford's east side 
Lee County State's Attorney Arrested and Charged with DUI
Man shot during armed robbery on Rockford's west side
Robberies Up on Rockford's West Side
Murder warrants issued in 2014 Beloit homicide
Man robbed at gunpoint on Rockford's southeast side
Lee County Considering Creation of Gun Ordinance
Where can you legally fire your gun in Lee County?
For now, the answer appears to be anywhere you wish. According to the Dixon Telegraph, currently there are no laws governing what residents can and cannot do with firearms.
County leaders are now looking into creating an ordinance to establish some gu…
Bison Soon Will Return to Northern Illinois [AUDIO]
Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network
It has been 177 years since bison roamed Illinois. The Nature Conservancy is bringing that animal back.
The organization owns a 3,500-acre preserve in Ogle and Lee Counties in Northern Illinois and is reintroducing the bison to help graze the land, which the group&a…
Amboy Man Gets $50,000 in Excessive Force Case
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A 56-year-old Amboy man was awarded $50,000 after a federal jury decided a Lee County sheriff's deputy used excessive force against him during a 2009 seizure.
Deputy Andrew Tarr and his former partner, William Roberts, were sent to perform a welfare check after police…