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WIFR 23 News

Channel 23 News Rockford Live

WIFR 23 News logoWIFR 23 News, a low-powered CBS-affiliated TV channel, performing its operations in Rockford, Illinois, United States. The slogan of WIFR News is “Working for You.” The owner of WIFR TV is Gray Television (Gray Television Licensee, LLC). 23 WIFR features local news, national news, entertainment, sports, and other regions. One can also find the WIFR weather forecast of Rockford and nearby areas of Illinois. Moreover, watch the WIFR News live stream on its official website and YouTube channel.

Watch WIFR News Live Stream

To watch the WIFR live stream, you need to get its official website or YouTube channel. However, smartphone users can also watch 23 WIFR live by installing the channel’s app on your smartphone. By the above three ways, you can catch your favorite programs at CBS Rockford.

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Crime Stoppers is a team of investigators who are doing their responsivities to cover all the city’s crime scenes. Furthermore, parents can keep them up to date regarding the openings of school after a coronavirus outbreak. Likewise, WIFR Rockford also gave a special space for the U.S. military in the Salute to Our Military section. People suffering from dental problems may consult at the “Tooth Talk with Dr. T” section for the best solutions.

WIFR 23 News newscaster
WIFR 23 News newscaster | Courtesy:

Affiliations of WIFR 23

The following are the affiliations of WIFR News:

  • CBS
  • Antenna TV
  • Cozi TV
  • Ion Television

Studios and Transmitter of WIFR 23 News

The studios of WIFR-LD are located on North Meridian Road in Rockford, Illinois. Moreover, the transmitter facilities located behind the studio building at 2523 North Meridian Road in Rockford. Whereas, the transmitter coordinates of the television station are 42°17′48″N 89°10′15″W.

WIFR 23 News satellite dishes
WIFR 23 News satellite dishes | Source: facebook page

23 News WIFR Mobile App

Catch the latest news regarding politics, entertainment, technology, health, investigative stories, and much more on WIFR 23 News app. By installing the app on your smartphone, you can see updates about WIFR sports. The app makes viewing and sharing the news with friends and family easy. It will provide WIFR news live stream anywhere, anytime on your smartphone.

WIFR 23 News weatherWIFR Weather App

Likewise, a news app, the WIFR 23 weather app, also contains the latest updates for mobile users. It allows 3-Day, 10-Day, and twenty-four hours weather forecasting of Rockford and nearby regions of Illinois. The following are the major features of the WIFR app:

  • 250-meter radar, the highest available resolution
  • Future severe weather predictions with WIFR weather radar
  • High-resolution satellite cloud imagery
  • Hourly and daily weather forecasts
  • Fully integrated GPS of current location-awareness
  • Current weather updated several times per hour
  • Option to add and save favorite locations
  • Severe weather alerts straight from the National Weather Service

Want to know about WIFR 23 News Team?

The WIFR News Team consists of experienced and skillful journalists and reporters. Moreover, Rockford residents and nearby areas follow the channel’s reporting regularly for impartial news alerts. 23 News WIFR crew share the racism-free and unbiased news reporting. News anchors such as Mike Garrigan, Andy Gannon, Shannon Kelly, and others took the channel to the heights of popularity.

Weather Team of WIFR 23

The weather team of WIFR news is forecasting the Rockford weather accurately. WIFR 23 proudly presents hourly, 3-Day, and 10-Day weather forecast. You can find a detailed chart with temperature, precipitation, wind speed, and dew point. The team of meteorologists also gave the early severe weather alerts to save property and lives. One can zoom to his favorite location on the map to see an exclusive forecast. Max Storm Tracker WIFR Radar tracks the upcoming storms and wind speed to take early measurements.

Channel’s Overview of CBS Rockford

Gray Media Group is the owner of 23 WIFR. The group is a TV broadcast company, having its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. WIFR 23 news committed to the local interests and needs of the region. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is the licensing authority of the channel. Channel 23 News Rockford initially started its services on 12th September 1965 with facility ID183744. “Working for You” is the slogan of 23 WIFR News, and they aim to provide exclusive news content.

Transmitter Tower Collapse Incident

On 5th July 2003, due to the severe storm throw-out Rockford, the transmitter tower collapsed. The transmitter facility located behind the studio and office of the television station. After that, some pieces of tower fell onto a field behind the headquarters of the channel. However, no one injured or killed luckily during the incident. Almost four months after the collapse, a new tower erected, and signal of WIFR back to full strength once again.

Programs & News Shows

WIFR Rockford is famous for its high-quality programming. The TV station produces content realted to news, entertainment stories, showbiz and local food. WIFR live stream is also watched by people for lifestyle news and sports news. Below are the few popular programs and shows on CBS Rockford.

Back to School & Beyond

Because of the worldwide wave of Coronavirus, United States also suffered badly from the pandemic. The U.S. government took precautionary measures by enforcing lockdown measurements countrywide. Due to the lockdown, schools also face prolonging closure. But now, after controlling the overall situations, the administration of the states starts opening schools in steps. Similarly, the officials of Illinois also start opening the schools and other businesses. Therefore, the parents living in the regions, consult the WIFR 23 for the latest updates regarding school openings.

Also Watch Local News from Illinois: WICS News Channel 20

Tooth Talk with Dr. T

Nowadays, people are facing several problems regarding dental health because of their unhealthy eating habits. They are unable to find any mature guidance or to find a professional dentist online to consult. No need to worry for them; you just have to go the “Tooth Talk with Dr. T” section. In his several video and text blogs, you can you’re your answers to several questions regarding dental health. Through cosmetic dentistry, the doctor can restore chipped, crooked, discolored, and stained teeth. However, Dr. Kris Tumilowciz discusses different teeth issues, medications, and tips to restore teeth health and smile.


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WIFR 23 News live streaming studio
WIFR 23 News live streaming studio | Courtesy: twitter

TV Shedule WIFR News Rockford

You can find your best programs on the live stream of WIFR News. However, you can watch these popular programs according to the TV schedule.

Love Island Blue Bloods Reckless The Late Show with Stephen Colbert The Late Late Show with James Corden
Last Man Standing Mike Advises Mandy Inside Edition Pawn Stars Extreme Pawnover Pawn Stars Magic Bus
Here’s Lucy Lucy and the Drum Contest Broadway Profiles Into the Outdoors Small Town Big Deal A Dill Licious Experience
The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation No Lid Cup Pawn Stars Bang Bang Lucky Dog Atticus Mission Unstoppable Snapshots, Scorpions and Sharks!
Pet Vet Dream Team Don’t Tell Mama Hope in the Wild from the Ocean to the Sea Discover Wisconsin Best Friends Furever With Kel Mitchell Behind Friend-emy Lines
CBS Sports Special YETI Presents Film Series Magnum P.I. Payback Is for Beginners Gametime With Boomer Esiason George Will 48 Hours The Final Hours of Cayley Mandad
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Tower Location: North Meridian Road in Rockford
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