file photo / Winnebago County Sheriff's Department

A Winnebago County woman has pleaded guilty to leaving her newborn to freeze to death by the side of the road in 2004. 32-year-old Katie Stockton of Rockton reached a plea agreement with prosecutors this morning in the death of the infant dubbed “Baby Crystal.” 

Digging up history in Rockton

Jul 16, 2012
Jacquilyn Stephens / WNIJ

On a recent day, several adults are digging in the very dry ground, unearthing  a foundation at Macktown Living History in Rockton which overlooks the Rock and Pecatonica Rivers.