Rochelle is a city in Ogle CountyIllinoisUnited States. The population was 9,574 at the 2010 census, up from 9,424 at the 2000 census

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Rochelle News

Ogle County Sheriff Avalon

Snow Covered Roadway Sends Auto Rolling Into Ditch

On Wednesday shortly be 8:00 in the morning the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one vehicle roll-over accident with injuries on I-39 southbound. The vehicle being driven by 22 year old Faris Alyami of Rockford lost control due to the snow covered roadway, left the road, striking a snow bank and rolled over…read more »


Area Representatives Respond to Governor’s 2020 Budget Proposal

In his first budget proposal as Illinois’ new Governor, J.B. Pritzker proposed a nearly $39 billion fiscal 2020 budget. The Governor said it will serve as a bridge to a stable fiscal future until they can change the income tax system. Democrats applauded the address, saying the Governor gave a realistic view of the state’s…read more »

Illinois State Police Crash

District 1 State Trooper Injured in 5 Vehicle Accident on I-39 Monday Evening

 Monday evening shortly before 7pm. Illinois State Police (ISP) officials investigated a five-car personal injury traffic crash involving a District 1 ISP Trooper. An ISP Trooper was inside his squad car conducting a traffic stop on the right shoulder of I-39 northbound in Ogle County, with his emergency lights activated. While he was stationary on…read more »

Police Shooting

Gunman Kills 5 and Wounds 5 Officers in Warehouse Shooting in Aurora

Police have identified the gunman who killed five people at a suburban Chicago business and shot and wounded five police officers. Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman told reporters that 45-year-old Gary Martin also shot and wounded five police officers in the attack Friday afternoon at the Henry Pratt Co. warehouse in Aurora. The chief of…read more »

Rochelle Obituaries


Shirley Ann Adams

Shirley Ann Adams, age 68 passed away at home Sunday, March 4, 2018 surrounded by her family. Shirley was born on April 21, 1949 in Sterling the daughter of Thomas and Bernice (Ennis) Holcomb. She married Harold G. Adams on October 29, 1977 in Rock more »

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