Rockford anti-crime police unit arrests man for firing …
Members of Rockford's special crime-fighting SCOPE (Specialized Community Oriented Police Enforcement) team arrested George Barmore, 27, for reportedly firing a weapon within city limits.
Belvidere City Council voted to fill the Ida Public Library Board of Trustees Vacancy with Steve Pierce.
Belvidere Mayor Clinton Morris appointed Pierce. The mayor is in charge of making the appointment whenever there is an empty spot, which then goes to a vote.