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Oklahoma City police have identified a man accused of a reported sexual assault at a metro Halloween store in late September.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to remove an incorrect photo supplied by the Associated Press. LOS ANGELES (AP) — The founder and CEO of a software company targeted by election deniers was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of stealing data on hundreds of Los Angeles County poll workers. Konnech Corporation’s Eugene Yu, 51, was 
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — It’s that spooky time of year again, and Rockford ghost stories are already starting to circulate around autumn campfires and office water coolers. Well, maybe not water coolers, but it’s almost Halloween, which means Rockfordians are excited to retell stories about the city’s creepiest places. Old factories, theaters, parks, and of course, 
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, ending federal abortion protections. Since then, several states, including Wisconsin, have enacted abortion bans and restrictions. Those restrictions have some women crossing over into Illinois for the procedure. In Rockford, a new abortion clinic is set to open at a 
FREEPORT, Ill. (WTVO) — State's attorneys from Winnebago, Boone, and Stephenson counties all announced new lawsuits against Gov. JB Pritzker, calling the SAFE-T Act, which would eliminate cash bail, unconstitutional. Stephenson County State's Attorney Carl Larson became the latest to announce a lawsuit on Thursday afternoon, filed on behalf of Stephenson County Sheriff David Snyders. 
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — The Winnebago County Coroner says Cleonta Day, 31, was shot and killed last night while driving his car in the 600 block of 12th Street. Rockford Police were called to the 12th Street and 5th Avenue area around 6:40 p.m. for reports of a traffic accident and a shooting. They found 
BELVIDERE, Ill. (WTVO) — The Boone County Health Department has received funding from the U.S. Justice Department to battle opioid addiction. The funding will be used in the county's Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction (COAR) program, which was first established in 2019. Funding for the program was set to run out at the end of 2022. 
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Authorities responded to an accident involving a Rockford Public School District school bus at Auburn Street and Greenview Avenue. At least two people were loaded into ambulances at the scene, around 3:50 p.m. Thursday. A maroon SUV suffered damage in the crash. Authorities at the scene said the incident was "fairly 
It’s the final day of Southwest Airlines’ current winter sale, with fares as low as $29 still available for customers who book before 11:59 p.m. (CT) on Oct. 6.