Nightmare On Chicago Street Festival

If you would like Rockford Scanner to cover your event, please contact us at     On Saturday October 22nd Elgin hosted it’s annual Nightmare On Chicago Street Festival. The event coordinators were kind enough to invite Rockford Scanner … Continue reading →

Congrats To Two Firefighters On NPFD

From the NPFD: Congrats to Firefighter/EMT Zachary Eitenmiller for earning his Basic Operations Firefighter, Hazardous Materials Operations and Technical Rescue Awareness certifications from the Illinois State Fire Marshal. Congrats also to Lt. Andrew McFarland for earning his Vehicle Machinery Operations … Continue reading →

NASA Launch Tonight, Orbital ATK is launching an Antares Rocket

WATCH IT LIVE ~ Delayed a day, Orbital ATK is launching an Antares rocket Monday night at the NASA Wallops Island Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore. The rocket will be carrying Orbital’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space … Continue reading →

Head Of The Rock Regatta

    UPDATE: Around 1:30 pm today a regatta boat has went under. The occupant(s) are believed to be OK.  It is unknown on the cause . There have been several reports of citizen boats on the closed river causing … Continue reading →

FREE FAMILY EVENT: Free Admission Day At The Milwaukee Zoo

  On October 8th 2016 the admission to the Milwaukee Zoo is FREE. You still have to pay for parking and other things. But the admission price is FREE. So get the family together, bring your friends and neighbors and … Continue reading →