Possible Human Bone Located in The River

    Around 3:18 pm tonight officers were dispatched to an address on Ventura in Machesney Park.  Scanner traffic is saying a person found a possible human hip bone on the river around Labor Day.  Officers are en route to … Continue reading →

Home Invasion in Machesney park, Suspect Beats Victim During Home Invasion

Part 1 of the scanner audio of the call. 1 of 2   (Part 2 of 2 is below)   UPDATE: After a brief chase near Evans and N Second, police arrested the alleged home invasion suspect. The sheriff’s department … Continue reading →

Driver Flees Accident Scene, Only To Crash Into Tree Shortly Afterwards

Around 10 pm tonight emergency personnel were dispatched to N Second and Forest Hills in reference to a hit and run accident. A vehicle fled from this scene and crashed a short time later in the 1200 or 12000 block … 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 →

Bad Accident in Machesney Park, Extrication Requested

  Around 10:15 pm tonight several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of N Alpine and Minns Drive, There is an auto accident near this location.  Injuries were being reported with one person unconscious. Extrication was also being requested. Still developing   … Continue reading →

Motorcycle accident with injuries near Rock Cut State Park

Just before 5 PM. Several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of Rock Cut State Park in reference to a motorcycle accident. It happened on Route 173 near I 90 injuries were being reported at the time the dispatch. … Continue reading →

RS Fan Reporting Rollover Accident Near Machesney Park

    Around 9 am this morning, RS Fans sent us the following: “Just saw a rollover accident just south Forest Hills and 251 I think the service Drive ended on the east side at 251 and they had nowhere … Continue reading →