Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries In Loves Park, Possible Extrication.




 

It happened around 7:45 pm in the area of the 100 block of E Riverside. That is near the Sand Park Pool/Mobil Gas Station area.

Reports of an automobile accident near this location.

Extrication was being requested.

Injuries were being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

Avoid the area or expect delays.

Update: It appears the accident is in the Mobil parking lot and it appears everyone is out of the vehicle.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Several Officers Working A Scene On The East Side, 2 Arrested





Sources are reporting a scene near Charles and 14th st.

Rockford Police have a perimeter setup and a police K-9 in the area.

It is not yet clear exactly what happened.

Police have a house surrounded and have taken at least two people out in handcuffs.

All we can confirm right now is a lot of emergency personnel working the scene. Avoid this area, check back later for updates.





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Rockford Scanner™: Accident Involving An Off Road Vehicle in Rockford





Sources are reporting an accident involving an off road vehicle.

It happened around 4 pm today in the area of Auburn and Springfield.

Sources said several off road vehicles (4 wheelers and dirt bikes) were driving in the roadway when one of them was hit by a vehicle. Sources said they were riding recklessly just prior to the accident, but RPD has yet to confirm this.

Injuries were being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. Sources said it appears to be life threatening injuries. But officials have yet to confirm this .

Witnesses are reporting the off road vehicle (Dirt-bike) slammed into the side of the vehicle (Truck). Police have yet to confirm this.

Rockford Police have only released the following: AVOID Springfield Avenue south from Auburn St due to traffic incident. Some roads closed.
Rockford Police advise you to AVOID Springfield Avenue south from Auburn Street due to a current traffic issue. A vehicle crash near this intersection has closed Springfield Avenue Southbound and will require a detour of traffic for the next several hours.

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Rockford Scanner™: Armed Robbery At A Rockford Business, Suspect Carjacks A Vehicle To Getaway




 

Update: The vehicle was located in the 3100 block of North Rockton Avenue in the parking lot of Schnucks. The suspect is still on the loose.


Sources are reporting an armed robbery and carjacking in Rockford.

It happened at the Mobil Gas Station near 4962 20th St.
That is near Samuelson and 20th.

Suspect is a black male in his late teens, 5’10, with facial hair and wearing a gray hoody. Armed with a black pistol.  He stole a 2012 dark Blue 4  door Honda Civic. Last seen headed towards Samuelson.

It is not yet known if the robbery was to the business, or to a citizen at the business. Police have yet to release any information.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: NWS Releases Information On The Latest River Levels And Flood Impacts





Rock River At Latham Park
Flood Stage: 9 Feet,    Latest Stage: 14.37


The Flood Warning continues for
The Rock River at Rockford (Auburn St), or from Shorewood Park in
Loves Park downstream to confluence with Kishwaukee River.
* until further notice.
* At 1000 AM Sunday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Record flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…The river will continue rising to near 7.8 feet by
Wednesday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact…At 7.5 feet…Parking lots are threatened along Madison
Street in Rockford. Morgan Street and Nelson Boulevard are
threatened in Rockford


The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois

Pecatonica River near Shirland affecting Winnebago County
Rock River at Rockton affecting Winnebago County
Rock River at Latham Park affecting Winnebago County
Rock River at Rockford (Auburn St) affecting Winnebago County
Rock River at Byron affecting Ogle County
Rock River at Dixon affecting Lee County

The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well
as forecast precipitation 24-48 hours into the future.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Safety message…If you encounter a flooded roadway…turn around and
find an alternate route.


Natasha Bronson: “Friday at 4 p.m vs Saturday at 4 p.m. in our driveway … Machesney Park.”

The Flood Warning continues for
The Rock River at Latham Park, or from Swanson Road in Roscoe
downstream to Shorewood Park in Loves Park.
* until further notice.
* At 930 AM Sunday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Record flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…The river will continue rising to near 14.5 feet by
early Tuesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact…At 14.5 feet…Numerous residences are threatened along
Queen Oaks Drive in Machesney Park.


The Flood Warning continues for
The Pecatonica River near Shirland, or from Winnebago County line
downstream to confluence with the Rock River.
* until further notice.
* At 1000 AM Sunday the stage was 16.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…The river will continue rising to near 16.8 feet by
Monday afternoon then begin falling.

The Flood Warning continues for
The Rock River at Rockton, or from Prairie Hill Road downstream to
Swanson Road in Roscoe.
* until further notice.
* At 930 AM Sunday the stage was 14.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…The river will continue rising to near 14.6 feet by
Tuesday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact…At 15.0 feet…Hawick Street threatened near Settlers Park
in Rockton. Roscoe Road threatened west of Roscoe.


Flood Impacts

20.5 feet
Bauer Parkway is threatened in Machesney Park. Riverside Boulevard is threatened in Loves Park.
18
Ralston Road/Latham Road is threatened near the river in Machesney Park. Widespread inundation of structures and roadways reaches up to half mile from the river in Machesney Park.
16.5
Gleasman Road is threatened east of Old River Road north of Machesney Park. Evelyn Avenue and Forest Grove Street are threatened in Loves Park.
16
Numerous structures are threatened along Park Ridge Road in Loves Park.
15.5
Park Ridge Road is threatened in Loves Park.
14.5 feet
Numerous residences are threatened along Queen Oaks Drive in Machesney Park.
13.5
Numerous residences are threatened along Ritter Drive, along Ventura Boulevard north of Ralston Road, and along Shore Drive south of Bauer Parkway in Machesney Park. Residences are threatened along Browns Beach Road in north Rockford. Low-lying structures are threatened along Park Ridge Road in Loves Park.
13
Ventura Boulevard is threatened north of Ralston Road in Machesney Park.
12.5
Residences threatened along Harbor Oaks Drive north of Machesney Park. Numerous residences are threatened near the river and Shore Drive. Low-lying sections of Rockford Country Club are inundated.
12
Low-lying sections of Shorewood Park are inundated in Loves Park.
11.5
Queen Oaks Drive is threatened in Machesney Park. Lower-level of elevated structures threatened along Harbor Lights Court west of Machesney Park. Ritter Drive is threatened north of Baldwin Drive in Machesney Park.
11
Low-lying sections of Harbor Oaks Drive are threatened in north Machesney Park. Low-lying residences are threatened along Queen Oaks Drive in Machesney Park. Browns Beach Road is threatened in north Rockford. Lower parking lot of Sportscore One is inundated in north Rockford.
10.5
Low-lying sections of Shore Drive are threatened between Wilson Avenue and Park Road in Machesney Park. Water overflows low-lying river banks along East Drive in Loves Park. Low-lying areas of Martin Memorial Park are inundated.
10
Property and trails near the boat ramp at Bauer Parkway are threatened. Illinois DNR considers closure of the Rock River.
9.5
Low-lying areas of Sportscore One are inundated in north Rockford.
9
Boathouses threatened along the river in Machesney Park.
8
Water overflows low-lying river banks along Baldwin Drive and North Pier Drive in Machesney Park. Winnebago County considers “no wake” order for the Rock River.
7.5
Low-lying agricultural land is inundated in north Machesney Park.
7
Water overflows low-lying river banks along Ventura Boulevard in Machesney Park.


Rock River At Rockford (Fordam Dam)

Flood Stage: 4 Feet, Latest Stage: 3.81





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Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries Near Loves Park/Rockford




Samantha Harney

Sources are reporting an accident with injuries near Loves Park/Rockford.

It happened around 1:30 pm today in the area of E Riverside and Mulford.

Injuries were being reported.  Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Please avoid the area or expect delays.

Samantha Harney




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Rockford Scanner™: Area Fire Departments Requested To Assist Flooding Evacuations in Freeport




Sources are reporting several area fire departments were requested to assist emergency personnel in evacuations in downtown Freeport around 1:30 pm today.

Staging area was near a bridge in downtown Freeport.

We have no heard any injuries.

Just evacuations from the rapidly rising flood waters.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Police Escort For The Belvidere North High School Debate Team




The Boone County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate the Belvidere North High School Debate Team who competed in the IHSA State Meet on Saturday; Burke Cochran and Johnathon Giesecke brought home a state title!! The team was given a surprise police escort on their return home today. Boone County is proud of their youth!!

Not yet confirmed, but might be relate to this:





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Rockford Scanner™: Possible House Fire In Rockford




Sources are reporting a possible house fire in Rockford.

It happened this morning around 10 am in the 500 block of Foster ave.

Reports of smoke showing from the residence. The neighbors were trying to get the occupant out of the residence.  No injuries have been reported.

RFD arrived on scene, and the situation was under control very quickly.





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Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries On TheEast Side




Sources are reporting an automobile accident in Rockford.

It happened around 10 am near the area of E State st and I-90.

The accident is reported to be in the Eastbound lanes of traffic.

Injuries were being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

Please avoid this area for awhile, or expect delays





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