Nightmare On Chicago Street Festival

If you would like Rockford Scanner to cover your event, please contact us at     On Saturday October 22nd Elgin hosted it’s annual Nightmare On Chicago Street Festival. The event coordinators were kind enough to invite Rockford Scanner … Continue reading →

Fire Alarm Evacuates Rockford board Of Education

    Just before 1 pm today the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to 501 7th st at the Rockford Board of Education building. Scanner traffic is saying there is a fire alarm and all the employees have evacuated the … Continue reading →

Serious Accident Requiring Extrication, Several Emergency Personnel En Route

  Just before 8 am this morning several emergency personnel were dispatched to I-39 near mile marker 120 in the northbound lanes. Scanner traffic is saying there is a serious accident that requires extrication. Injuries reported. Avoid this area or … Continue reading →

Alleged Suspect Arrested For Heroin & US Marshal Warrant in Rockford

On October 23, 2016 at approximately 7:30 p.m., members of the Rockford Specialized Community Oriented Police Enforcement team were on patrol when they observed a vehicle with Wisconsin license plates traveling south bound on West Street from Lincoln Avenue. Officers … Continue reading →

Multiple Arrested During Prostitution Sting in Rockford

  On October 13, 2016, members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Illinois State Police, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police, Loves Park Police Department, Rochelle Police Department, and the Rockford Police Department participated in Operation Cross Country, a federal initiative that … Continue reading →