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Rockford Area Woman Shares Story All Pet Owners Need to Hear

A Winnebago area resident is warning pet owners to keep a watchful eye on their dogs when they are outside after experiencing something terrifying yesterday.

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Don’t Fall for This Netflix Email Scam

Another bank account phishing scam is circling, and this time it's targeting Netflix customers. Here's what you need to be on the look out for.

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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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Where Does Illinois Place on the List of America’s Safest States?

It might get to you sometimes. You know, reading over and over again in various spots about how dangerous Rockford is. About how dangerous Chicago is. How dangerous Bloomington, Peoria, and East St. Louis are. How could you not think that Illinois is danger-central? Well, maybe because there are lots of other states that could take that title before us.

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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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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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These Are the 10 Safest Rockford Neighborhoods

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

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Keep Yourself Safe While Christmas Shopping in the Rockford Area

I guess the best way to keep yourself protected while out buying Christmas goodies would be to have a cop tag along with you the entire time. Since cops have other, more pressing responsibilities, that might be tough. However, following some of the guidelines put forth by law enforcement should do the trick.

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