17, Apr 2014 - Winnebago, IL New Prison Ministry Program In Winnebago County
ROCKFORD - “You wake up every morning, and you know that there are things that you need, and it is you earn money, so you can have those things, or you’re desperate.” said Tommy Meeks of Winnebago County. Desperate people can sometimes do desperate things, leading them into incarceration where their situation can get worse. But, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois are hoping to change that ...
17, Apr 2014 - Cherry, IL Winnebago man gets jail for fatal accident
A northern Illinois man was sentenced to six months in jail for a traffic accident that killed his wife and stepson, and injured members of another family.
03, Apr 2014 - Winnebago, IL Victim's family reacts to state denying parole for loved one's killer
The Illinois Prisoner Review Board has unanimously voted to deny parole for the man convicted of killing 17-year-old Louise Betts in September, 1977.
01, Apr 2014 - Winnebago, IL UPDATE: Parole Denied For Man Who Killed 17 Year-Old Girl In 1978
UPDATE (3/27/14): - The Illinois Prisoner Review Board denies parole for Curtis Brownell. The PRB recommended unanimously that Brownelll be denied parole. He'll have another chance in five years. Robert Lower's parole was also denied earlier this year. ROCKFORD - Winnebago County State's Attorney Joe Bruscato speaks out about four convicted killers who could be released from prison. Robert ...