Rockford Scanner™: Computer Catches On Fire Inside A House, One Person Needing Medical


Sources are reporting a house fire on the West side.

It happened around 10:15 pm tonight in the 1800 block of Loomis in Rockford.

A computer in the attic area of the residence has caught on fire.

The house is filling up with smoke.  One person is reporting they are having a difficult time breathing and an ambulance has been dispatched.

Still developing.


Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Vehicle Accident,Multiple Injuries




Sources are reporting a multiple vehicle accident with multiple injuries in Rockford.

It happened around 9:45 pm in the area of S Alpine and Carthage.

Reports of up to 4 vehicles involved.

At least 2 injuries were reported, and 2 ambulances have been dispatched to the scene.  Still developing. Avoid the area or expect delays



Rockford Scanner™: Couple Bad Accidents in Boone County, Bicyclist & Semi Are Involved In The Accidents


Sources reporting a couple of bad accidents in Boone County.

A bicyclist has been struck by a vehicle near Spring Creek And Town Hall.

Also a Semi is involved in an accident near 173 and Caledonia

Injuries being reported at both scenes.

Witnesses are reporting both the scene look pretty bad, avoid these areas



Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating Another Shooting in Rockford, Possible Multiple Victims



Sources are reporting another shooting incident in Rockford.

Suspect shot at least two victims vehicles.

We have been told 3 people were shot, but we can not confirm this yet.

2 vehicles are confirmed struck by gunfire.

Suspect was last seen in a Silver Sedan that was last seen on Arthur.

Unrelated to the shooting incident above: There is also another shooting scene near W State and Central, sources are reporting. Unknown on injuries or property damage.

No suspect information

Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Crashes Into A Brick Building in Rockford

Several sources were reporting a vehicle has crashed into a building in Rockford.

It happened this afternoon in the area of S Main and Morgan.

A vehicle has crashed into a nearby brick building.

Unknown on injuries.  The cause of the accident is under investigation.



Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Scene At A Local Walmart

Several sources were reporting a scene at a local Walmart.

It happened around 3 pm today at the Walmart in Belvidere.

Reports of a gas leak at the Walmart, and everyone inside the store including the employees had to evacuate the building.

No reports of injuries at the time of writing this.

The cause of the leak, is under investigation.



Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Extrication Needed, Near A Rockford School


UPDATE:   This is a fatal accident.  One person is confirmed dead.

The male driver of the red car, who was traveling east on Spring Creek, has died after crashing head-on into the maroon car (westbound) at approximately 1:15 this afternoon.

Around 1:20 pm today, sources were reporting a bad accident in Rockford. 

It happened in the area of the 3500 block of Spring Creek. 

There is an auto accident near this location. 

Injuries were being report, unknown on the severity of the injuries. 

Three ambulances have been dispatched to the scene.

It is in front of Eisenhower Middle School.

Extrication is being requested to cut at least one person out of the vehicle. 

Avoid the area or expect delays

RPD is on scene of a serious, 3 car accident on Spring Creek Rd. in front of Eisenhower Middle School. Spring Creek will be shut down for several hours. The only way to access the school is from the east. Driftwood Lane is still open.

Rockford Scanner™: Man Stabbed In The Chest In Rockford, Still Developing


Sources reporting a serious stabbing incident early this morning in Rockford.

A man approx.  45 years old was stabbed in the chest.

It happened in the area of Rockton and Acorn.
Original reports said 709 Horsman, but the victim was found at Rockton and Acorn.

The victim was stabbed at least one time in the chest and they were applying pressure to the stab wound. The injuries are believed to be life threatening, but not confirmed. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital.

Due to the encryption, no suspect information.



Rockford Scanner™: Driver fled from an accident scene on the west side, several officers any police canine assisting




Several sources are reporting an automobile accident near Central Avenue on Rockford West-side.

Unconfirmed reports are saying this stemmed from a police chase just prior to the accident. But we are not yet able to confirm this.

A subject fled from the accident scene. His name is Christopher and he is a white male last scene with no shoes on.

Several officers are in the area including a police canine, Searching for the suspect.

Still developing please avoid the area



Rockford Scanner™: Numerous Officers Working A Scene On The East Side


Several sources are reporting a large amount of police officers working a scene on the East side.

It happened at the Burger King on E State st.

Numerous police officers are on scene.

At the time of writing this, it is not yet known what happened. We will post updates as they become available.

Video posted on our FB page