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Records date back to 1905.
Date 2017 High Record High 2017 Low Record Warm Minimum
9/20 91 92 (1920) 63 74 (1895)
9/21 89 94 (1920) 69 70 (1895)
9/22 92 93 (1937) 67* 65 (1959)
9/23 93* 92 (1937) 66^ 66 (1920)
9/24 90 92 (1920) 65 70 (1930)
9/25 92 95 (1920) 64 69 (1972)
9/26 92 (1920)
* = Record
^ = Record Tied
2017 has seen the latest 90+ since 2010 (Oct 9).
Latest 90+ degree reading on record: Oct 9, 2010 (90)
Latest 95+ degree reading on record: Sept 25, 1920 (95)
Latest stretches of 4+ consecutive days of 90+:
1. Oct 2-5, 1922
2. Sept 22-25, 2017
3. Sept 12-16, 1939
The latest in the year that the annual high temperature
occurred: Sept 15, 1927 (99)
The highest temperature in 2017 has been 94 on June 11 and 12.
For more, please see weather.gov/chicago and click on Climate
and Past Weather.
**All data provided by the NWS in Chicago-Romeoville**
Just before 9 am this morning several emergency personnel were dispatched for a serious auto accident in Rockford.
It happened near 4920 E State st. Google map shows this is the IRS building. (See map below)
Update: RS fan said it is the Rockford Neuroscience Center
Scanner traffic is saying a vehicle has crashed into a building. The vehicle is reported to be inside the building. Extrication was being requested. Injuries were being reported.
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Rockford Police are investigating numerous weapons violations that were reported at the following locations recently:
- FOLEY ST&SAWYER RD
- 320 MCLAIN AVE
- AUBURN ST&HUFFMAN BLVD
- 9TH ST&BROADWAY
- 1209 21ST PL
- CUSTER AVE&N ROCKTON AVE
- HASKELL AVE&WHITMAN ST
- N COURT ST&LOCUST ST
- 2100 MAXINE LN
- BRUCE ST&N WINNEBAGO ST
- 2622 CHARLES ST
- 1443 7TH AVE
- 719 ASHLAND AVE
- 3617 E STATE ST
RPD SAID THERE WAS:
IN PROGRESS PERSON (SHOOTING, STABBING, ARMED ROBBERY, ETC.)
- 3348 SUN VALLEY TERRACE AT 2017-09-25 22:23:36
- 2405 WELWORTH AVE AT ETC.) 2017-09-25 22:39:35
Around 1:40 pm tonight several area fire departments were dispatched for a MABAS (Mutual AID) to assist with a large field fire. It is near Garden Prairie rd and Slough. That is near the Coon Creek Hunt Club. Several fire departments are assisting. Still developing.
Around 10:30 am this morning several emergency personnel were dispatched for a semi rollover accident in Cherry Valley. It happened on I-90 near Magic Waters.
Unknown on injuries at the time of writing this.
Sounds like this is causing a traffic delay in the area, avoid the area
A Gofundme page has been setup to help the officer that was shot in Rockford and his family with expenses. It was started by Breanna Schellschmidt according to the page
Rockford Scanner fully supports Officer Wright and the Winnebago County Sheriff office and highly recommends anyone who has some extra money to help support him as well.
To help ~ https://www.gofundme.com/helping-deputy-officer
Our great friend, Stephen Wright, while on duty as a Deputy Sheriff Officer of Winnebago County, was shot in the early hours of Saturday Morning Sept. 22nd. This was just the beginning of a horrible nightmare for him and all his loved ones. Since then he has been hospitalized and is still awaiting another surgery before he can make an effort to attempt a full recovery. There is a very long road ahead and one thing is for sure, it won’t be an easy one.
This account was set up to gift our friend with some help in these very serious and troubling times. There are going to be many expenses ahead, and this would allow even the smallest bit of help to him and his fiance. To everyone who has been supporting and helping them in this time of need, thank you so much.
A special thank you to all the officers who have sacrificed their time to help get some justice, and all of the medical professionals aiding in Stephen’s recovery process.
From the Rockford Police Department
On Monday September 25th at around twenty minutes after midnight, a Rockford woman was the victim of an Aggravated Battery with a Firearm when she was struck by gunfire in the 4100 block of Auburn St. The victim was transported via ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Officer In Charge (OIC) at 779 500 6555, or CrimeStoppers at 815 963 STOP (7867).
Around 8:35 pm tonight emergency personnel were responding to an accident on Rockford’s West side. It happened in the area of Aldi’s on Auburn st.
Scanner traffic is saying A teenager was riding a bicycle when they were hit by a vehicle.
Injuries were reported. Unknown on the severity of the injuries at this time.
2 Ambulances were dispatched to the scene
Still developing, check back later for any updates
Just before 7 pm tonight several emergency were responding to a shooting in Rockford.
It happened near 1625 Parmele. (See map below)
Scanner traffic is saying a female was shot in the face, then went through a window.
RPD said the injuries are believed to be non life threatening injuries.
No other information is available at this time.
Check back later for updates.
Around 6:35 pm tonight emergency personnel were responding to a stabbing in Rockford
It happened in the 800 block of 11th st.
A male victim was walking along the sidewalk, when several other males beat him and stabbed him.
Rockford Fire Department responded to a house fire in Rockford on Saturday morning (9/23/17) around 4 am. It happened near 9th st and 15th ave on Rockford’s East side.
One firefighter was injured and transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.
The firefighter fell through the floor of the abandoned residence.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The photos below are from our good friend George Bower
Just before 5 am this morning there was another armed robbery in Rockford.
It happened at 3302 11th st. Google maps shows this to be a gas station
Sounds like it was a citizen at the gas station that was robbed
The suspect were last seen in an older model Red Tahoe.
Suspect #1 is a Black male around 20 years old, 6’0, 140 lbs, skinny build, short fade haircut, short chin hair, wearing a baseball cap backwards, red shorts, black shirt, and left a .40 hollow point at the scene
Suspect #2 is a Black female, 20 years old, 120 lbs, 6’0, hair in a bun, wearing blue jean shorts
Last seen northbound on 11th st
Overnight around 2:30 am emergency personnel were dispatched to the 900 block of N Rockton in reference to a shooting. There was a party near this location and shots rang out.
A male victim was shot and was later pronounced dead.
No name has been provided, pending family notification.
No suspect information at this time.
Details are minimal right now, but there are reports of a fatal accident near Pecatonica.
We can not yet confirm it is a fatal. But reports are saying it is.
It happened near Pecatonica. Near the intersection of Saunders and Mc Mahon (See the map below)
This is still developing, check back later for updates
Jordan Spates is still on the loose after allegedly shooting an officer in Rockford
Note: Jarrion Moore is the one police arrested during the investigation, while searching for the alleged shooter Jordan Spates.
As of 4:30 pm the suspect is still at large. The area near Springfield / Main Street and Ogliby is open again for normal traffic.
What we can confirm is the following
UPDATE: At 6:52 am, police have secured the police perimeter. The suspect is still at large. If you live in this area, that means you are now able to go back to your residence.
- Officer has been shot in Rockford, and is reported to be in stable condition
- Very large police perimeter setup. Avoid the area (See more info below)
- Police SWAT team are on scene
- Illinois State Police aircraft is circling the area
- Police helicopter is en route from the Rockford Airport to assist.
Sounds like it may have come from the Chicago area
- Several police K-9’s are on scene
- Officers from several departments are assisting in the search
Perimeter: S Main and Harrison/Springfield, north to Ogilby. West to Lowes Distribution Center and back to S Main and Harrison.
If you live in the area of the perimeter. Police said stay inside and lock your doors. Report any suspicious activity. If you have to leave, they will search your vehicle for the suspect. If you live in that area and are not home, they will not allow you to go back to your home until the perimeter is secure.
If you work at Lowes Distribution, you can get to work.
You will need to take the bypass, to get to work.
The suspect is reported to be a black male, skinny build, short hair, and last seen wearing a white shirt.
We will post updates as they become available in this article
Approximately one hour ago, a Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was shot during a traffic stop at South Main and Springfield. During the traffic stop a lone male gunman fired at the Deputy and fled the area on foot.
A man hunt in that area is ongoing right now. The Deputy was rushed to the hospital and is being treated for non-life threatening wounds.
A POLICE HELICOPTER HAS BEEN REQUESTED TO SEARCH FOR THE SUSPECT
SUSPECT: A Black male, skinny build, short hair, wearing a white t-shirt
Anyone with information please call the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office at 815-319-6432.
“My sister was traveling on I believe on Railroad ave and 10th st yesterday after dropping my niece off at a college program. She was minding her own business and heard a large crashing noise and noticed a kid threw a rock at her window and shattered it.
We know these kids just got out of school at Lincoln because they had uniforms on so we went back today and got a couple pictures of them. These kids need to know how dangerous this act was. One of the kids even admitted to knowing that the rock throwing happened yesterday but said he wasn’t going to tell on his friends.
My niece was sitting in that seat just moments before and she could have been hit and badly hurt. A police report has been filed and we also talked to an administrator at Lincoln.”
NOTE: Several fans have reported similar incidents over the last few months.