Rockford Scanner™: Fully Engulfed Structure Fire in Rockford

Sources are reporting a structure fire in Rockford.

It happened around 9:15 pm tonight near 4th st and 18th ave.

A garage was fully engulfed.  With extension.

Unknown on injuries.

Engine 1 has RIT, Engine 2 has command and Ladder 2, Investigator I-8 are on scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.



Rockford Scanner™: 3 Scenes With Many Officers On Each Scene in Rockford

Sources are reporting a few scenes in Rockford that has numerous officers on each scene. 

The first one was in the 1500 block of 4th st.  Approx. 9 officers are on scene. This was around 10:30 pm.  Unknown what is currently ongoing.
UPDATE: We have been told it was a 10 year old boy that stole his grandmas vehicle. Police have yet to confirm this.

Another scene around the same time is near Douglas and Camlin.  Several officers are on scene. Again, unknown what happened. Police have yet to release any information.

Third scene happened in the 1900 block of 4th st around 8:30 pm. Video below by Angela Marie Bailey Eklund. She said the police stopped her daughter thinking she was another individual and then tackled her 17 year old daughter because they thought her daughter was someone else. (Mis-identification) .  3 people were detained, 2 arrested.


Rockford Scanner™: Scene on The East Side

Sources are reporting a scene on the East side.

It happened this morning around 4:15 am on 4th ave, just East of 12th st.

Several officers were on scene. Police had the crime scene tape up.

Sources said this was a shooting scene. One victim with non life threatening injuries.

Police are saying a woman was found unconscious inside a locked vehicle.

So it is unclear exactly what happened.

Rockford Scanner™: Bad Accident in Rockford, Traffic Investigator Investigating

Around midnight there was a bad accident in Rockford.

It happened 1 block East of Auburn and Kilburn.

Major damage to one of the vehicles involved.

Injuries were being reported. Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

A traffic investigator, was investigating the scene.


Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Victim in Rockford, possible Multiple Victims

Update: Sources said there was an argument. During the argument someone shouted out “OMG” and then several shots were fired. Sources said it was in sync with the downtown firework finale.

At least 4 victims were shot. Victims ages are believed to be around 32, 33, 38, and 47. One victim was shot in the artery of the arm and lost a lot of blood. Another victim was shot multiple times in the chest. Another shot in the back. Unknown on the others. Their conditions are believed to be serious. Last we been told they were all still alive at a local hospital. Hospital was on lockdown.

Sources said many people were in the area during the shooting and fled as the shots were fired. A white impala was seen fleeing the area. Unknown if that is the suspects vehicle or someone fleeing. A white impala was being processed at the scene.

Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Rockford.

Shortly after 10 pm tonight, there was a shooting in the 1100 block of Preston.

Reports of at least one victim, possibly multiple victims. Sources said some have self transported to a local hospital and the hospital is on lock down.

We have been told the injuries are believed to possibly be life threatening, but RPD has yet to confirm this. This is still developing.

Rockford Scanner™: Jet Ski Accident On The Rock River



Around 6 pm today several emergency personnel were responding to the Rock River.

A jet ski has crashed just north of the Auburn st bridge.

Injuries are being reported.   Reports of 2 victims.
Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

Still developing.



Rockford Scanner™: Several Officers Working A Scene On The East Side


Sources are reporting a scene on the East side. 

Officers initiated a traffic stop.  The driver of the vehicle fled.  They were able to capture the passenger. The driver fled on foot from the area of 5th st and 4th ave. A police perimeter is being set up. Avoid the area.


Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident With Injuries On The East Side

RS Source


UPDATE: Sources said the suspect is a white man in his 40’s with short hair. Police used a police k-9 and the suspects shirt to track the suspect, and was unable to locate the suspect.

Sources are reporting a bad rollover accident on the East side.

It happened around 9:30 am near 11th st and 5th ave.

A truck and a car have collided. The truck has rolled over.

Injuries were being reported, unknown on the severity of the injuries.

Unconfirmed reports said one person took off from the scene on foot.

No other information at this time.

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Rockford Scanner™: Sources Are Reporting Another Shooting Scene

Sources are reporting another shooting scene.

Reports of a possible shooting victim on 4th ave in Rockford around 10:30 pm.  Several officers and other emergency personnel are on scene and witnesses said  a person was transported on a stretcher to the ambulance.

RPD call log shows it to be a medical assist. 

Unrelated: But sources are reporting 9 other shooting incidents in the area.

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Rockford Scanner™: Several Houses Fires In Rockford Overnight

Sources are reporting several fires in Rockford tonight.

The fire structure fire happened near 1222 4th Avenue around 10:30 pm.

The 2nd structure fire happened near 320 Howard Ave around midnight.

Both fire scenes had smoke and flames showing. Unknown on injuries.

Both fire scenes are under investigation.

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