This afternoon several fire departments battled a structure fire near 5754 Heatherwood Ln. A MABAS (Mutual Aid) was toned out and several fire departments assisted the Cherry Valley Fire Department in battling the blaze. No injuries were reported. … Continue reading →
WATCH THIS VIDEO! Nancy Gdowski speaks at the city council meeting Listen to what she has to say! Many kudos to her! … Continue reading →
During the early evening hours on Thursday, January 12, 2017 the Rockford Police Department’s Specialized Weapons And Tactics team, (S.W.A.T.) executed a Narcotics Search Warrant in the 800 block of Royal Avenue. The search warrant was the … Continue reading →
Just before 9 am this morning the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to the area of Church and Quincy. There is an auto accident near this location. A vehicle has crashed into a pole. The pole is down, … Continue reading →
Around 6:40 am this morning officers were dispatched for an attempted robbery/carjacking in Rockford. Scanner traffic is saying it happened on Doris ave. That is near Auburn and Springfield. A man went out to go start his … Continue reading →
Around 5:20 AM police were responding to an automobile accident in the area of Cunningham and Meridian. Initial scanner traffic is saying a vehicle has hit a deer near this location. No injuries were being reported at … Continue reading →
Just before 12:30 am this morning the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to the area of 1921 Jamestown. Scanner traffic is saying there is a possible house fire near this location. The caller is reporting they can smell smoke. … Continue reading →
Around 8 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched for an auto accident. A vehicle crashed into a pole near the area of Kishwaukee and Kishwaukee Court. One person was trapped inside the vehicle and extrication … Continue reading →
Rockford Police responded to the Walgreens at 2323 Charles St at about 6:51 pm in reference to an Armed Robbery. Upon arrival Officers learned a white male about 6 foot, 200 lbs wearing a black hooded jacket and … Continue reading →
On Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at approximately 6:30 p.m., officers of the Rockford Police Department responded to the 3400 block of Fremont Street in reference to a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, officers encountered a male suspect … Continue reading →
A black 4 door vehicle drove by an apartment building in the 100 block of 15th Ave, and the driver shot several rounds towards the building. No one was injured. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged … Continue reading →
Several Rockford Scanner fans are reporting an accident on 20 near Alpine: “There is a really bad accident on 20 eastbound about 2-3 miles after the alpine exit. Traffic going eastbound is stopped about 4 miles … Continue reading →
Accident at the drivers license building in Belvidere
Rockford Scanner Fan Joe H.
“Belvidere Secretary of the state office.
Location: 425 Southtowne Dr, Belvidere, IL.
No injuries. Driver was pulling it back from the building when I left”
The cause of the accident is under investigation
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The Rockford Police Department has re-issued information regarding some of the community’s most violent crimes and is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following wanted individuals who remain at large. ******************************************************************************** On November 11, 2016 shortly … Continue reading →
Around 11:40 am this morning several emergency personnel were dispatched to the Steak N Shake on West ln (173) Scanner traffic is saying there is a vehicle on fire near this location. The vehicle was overheating and … Continue reading →
UPDATE: According to COMED, the estimated restore time frame is around noon. They are currently investigating the cause of the outage Around 10 am this morning the area of State and Trainer was without power. The traffic lights … Continue reading →
On 1/12/17 at aroud 5:45 am Rockford Police responded to the 2100 block of Guilford Rd for the report of an armed robbery to a citizen. It was reported that the victim went out to his car that he had left running to warm up. He returned to his car to leave and was robbed at gun point by an unknown suspect wearing all dark clothing and a ski mask. The suspect demanded money. The victim complied and the suspect fled on foot. No injuires were reported.
If you leave your car running unattended it becomes and easy target for thieves to steal your car. It also advertises to a potential thief that you will be retuning to your car typically momentarily and it allows the thief to lie in wait and more likely for you to become a victim.
Bottom line up front: Please exercise caution if traveling this morning whether on foot or driving. Many areas have been reporting freezing drizzle and light ice accumulation overnight. The morning commute will be impacted by the wintry mix … Continue reading →
Approx. 3:30 am this morning the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to a call near Park Terrace and Nadine. We did not hear the original call, but the dispatcher told the responding units to stage because there was … Continue reading →
On 1/11/17 at 2204 hours Officers responded to the 2600 block of Broadway for a shots fired call in the area. Officers located four spent .22 caliber shell cases in the 2500 block of 15th Ave. Witnesses stated … Continue reading →