Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle Accident With Injuries in Rockford


Sources are reporting a motorcycle accident with injuries in Rockford. 

It happened around 10 pm tonight near Kishwaukee and Brooke.

A vehicle and a motorcycle have collided near this location.

Injuries were being reported. We have been told the injuries might be serious, but it is not yet confirmed. You want to avoid this area for awhile.


Rockford Scanner™: Emergency personnel working a scene on the east side, accident with injuries

RS Source

Sources are reporting a scene on Rockford Eastside.

It happened a little bit after 9 PM tonight in the area of East State Street and Jefferson at the Circle K gas station.  Several emergency personnel are on scene.

Unknown if it is related, but we have been told there is an accident with injuries.  A vehicle has crashed into several other vehicles.  Unknown if this is the scene or at a different location for this incident.

RS Source


Rockford Scanner™: Riding Lawn Mower Catches On Fire in Loves Park

Michael Boyk

Michael Boyk:
Around 1:20 today there was a call for a lawnmower fire in the front yard on WindSwept Way.

A FireFighter by the name of Michael Boyk from North Park Fire at the Harlem House was at home and was able to extinguish the fire after seeing smoke and smelling burnt wiring and plastic.

LPPD and LPFD also responded. Cause of the fire seemed to be a wiring issue that started under the gas tank after further review.

Michael Boyk
Michael Boyk


Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Few Accidents in The Area

Sources are reporting a few accidents in the area today. 

  • A motorcyclist was involved in an accident near Riverside and I-90.
  • Bad accident near RT 2 and Latham.
  • Latham and 251
  • 1900 block of West Pearl ave

All these scenes were reporting injuries.
Unknown on the severity of the injuries.



Rockford Scanner™: Semi Rolls Over Near Cherry Valley


Sources are reporting a semi tractor trailer has rolled over near Cherry Valley.  It happened this morning on 20 near I-39. We were told the ramp was closed for awhile. Injuries were being reported.  We have been told the injuries were believed to be non life threatening.  Rebecca Rafferty sent us the following photos. 



Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Police Investigating Several Shooting Incidents


Sources are reporting several shooting incidents in the Rockford area.   

One source around 3:30 am last night said ”  Heard around 10-15 shots by Prospect and Crosby. Cops driving around with spotlights”

Another source said: ”  We were chilling here at the crib near the Rockford University when all of a sudden they popped off a ton. Sounded like it might be at the University. They even have the state popo’s searching our street”
Info on this incident at


Rockford Scanner™: Gunshots near the Rockford University


Sources are reporting multiple gunshots near the Rockford University.  It happened around 1:30 AM. 

Multiple gunshots were fired.  It is unclear if the shots happened off-campus or on-campus at this time. 

Several officers from several agencies are on scene.  No other information at this time


Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Victim On the East Side, Still Developing


24 year old man has died. A 26 year old female was also shot.

Suspects fled in a Gold Ford Explorer vehicle with shattered windows. Last seen southbound.  We were told after we posted this, a RS fan saw the vehicle and called police and the police were able to recover the vehicle. Unknown if the suspects are in custody. RPD has yet to release any information on this shooting.

Sources are reporting a shooting victim on Rockford Eastside.

It happened around 1:20 AM this morning near the 3300 block of California Road. That is near Ohio Parkway and Broadway.

Sources are reporting at least one shooting victim near this location.  Several gunshots were heard.  It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries at this time.  No suspect information.  This is still developing.