Rockford Scanner™: Sources are reporting a bad rollover accident


Sources are reporting a bad rollover accident. 

It happened just after 10 pm tonight on N Main, south of Latham.

A truck has rolled over, and crashed into the nearby ditch.

Injuries were being reported.   Avoid the area for awhile.



Rockford Scanner™: Standoff in Rockford


Rockford police were doing a standoff with a suspect on the East side.  It started around 5 pm near 13th ave and 12th st. 

Several officers were setup around a residence.  Some officers had their rifles out.  Around 6 pm the suspect came out of the residence and RPD took him into custody.  At the time of writing this, it is not yet known what the suspect was wanted for.   No other information at this time.


Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase With Shooting Suspect, Police Terminated The Chase


Sources are reporting a high speed chase in Rockford. 

Police were chasing a truck at high speeds. The vehicle is wanted in a recent shooting. Police terminated the chase near N Main and Riverside.

Last seen northbound. 



Rockford Scanner™:  Gas Line Hit In Loves Park


 Gas Line Hit In Loves Park

Sources are reporting around 9:45 am, an excavating company hit a main gas line near Mables Way and  Squaw Valley. That is located NW of Bell School and Broadcast Parkway.  Reports of a main gas line was hit.  No injuries have been reported.  Unconfirmed reports are saying there are possible evacuations.



Rockford Scanner™: Cops and Bobbers – Kiwanis Pond


Janesville: Sheriff Knudson is pleased to announce, the date and time for our second 2019 Cops and Bobbers event. The second event will be held at Kiwanis Pond, in the City of Janesville on July 16, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Fishing will take place from shore for this event. Registration will begin at 9:45 am and a parent/guardian must be present.

There will be a total of 20 available spots for kids 7 years of age and up. These spots will be filled on a first come basis. Any parent/guardian wishing to sign their kid(s) up for the event can do so online at;

After completing the online registration, you will receive a confirmation email and additional registration information.

Event t-shirts will be given out to all kids who participate in the event. Life jackets, fishing supplies, and lunch wi ll also be provided during the event.

Additional information about the event and/or sponsorships can be found online at



Rockford Scanner™: Hot & Humid, Possible Storms


Heat and humidity will be the big story on Wednesday prior to the possible PM thunderstorms and marginal severe risk ahead of a cold front. This will particularly be the case along and south of I-80, where peak heat index values of 100 to 105 degrees are forecast. Keep heat safety in mind if you plan to spend prolonged time outdoors on Wednesday.

Coverage of thunderstorms today could be somewhat low. However, any storms that develop will have the potential to become strong to severe with a threat for large hail (possibly to the size of golf balls) and damaging wind gusts (up to 60-70 mph). Conditions will rapidly improve from west-to-east through the mid-late evening hours as a cold front sweeps through the region.


Rockford Scanner™: Battle of the Badges week



Update from the RPD: 

WINNERS! Rockford Police beat Rockford Fire Department in this year’s #BattleoftheBadges Blood Drive 222-184!!!

Know what that means? Loser washes our MRAP! Scrub-a-dub, Chief Bergsten!

Thank you to everyone who came out and not only supported us, but the entire community through these life-saving donations!

It’s Battle of the Badges week! Michelle Pankow, Derek Bergsten, Matthew Knott, and Robert Vertiz from the @RockfordFire Department supported one another in the mission today to provide lifesaving units for our local communities patients.

Donate today and cast your vote!

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