Automobile accident with injuries in Rockford

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This morning around 7:30 AM, several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of Alpine and Highcrest.  There was an automobile accident near this location and injuries were being reported.  Severity of the injuries are not yet known.  The cause of the accident is under investigation.


RS Fan Reporting Multiple Burglaries


RS Fan:
Yesterday there were 3 residential burglaries between 7 am & 4 pm…
(1) 3500 block Highcrest Rd
(2) 1100 block of Chelsea Ave
Suspect vehicles in all 3 are a maroon GMC Yukon & an older white 4 door sedan.
Suspects are 2 black males in their twenties.


Traffic Alert on Rockford’s East Side



Monday, September 12, 2016 from approximately 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM, the City of Rockford Public Works Department will close the curbside lane northbound on Highcrest Rd. at Spring Creek Rd. This lane reduction is for the purpose of tree removal.

Traffic control will be in place however citizens may want to consider using an alternate route during this time.  Citizens are urged to use caution when travelling through all work zones.