UPDATE: it was originally reported as a fatal by emergency personnel. But now it is confirmed as 1 reported injured, and not a fatal via Ogle County Coroner Lou Finch
One Person is confirmed dead in an apartment fire near Oregon, Illinois It happened near the intersection of Route 64 and Daysville Road around 3am. Mutual aid was toned out in several fire departments assisted. The cause of the accident is under investigation and they have brought in the state fire marshal to assist. No other information at this time
Rockford, Illinois, is the most dangerous city in the U.S. with a population between 100,000-200,000 people, displacing Little Rock, Arkansas, which now ranks as #2. Tallahassee, Florida moved onto the list at #8 after just missing the cut at #12 last year; Odessa, Texas also moved from #11 to #9. Many of the rest of the positions held steady and only saw small increases or decreases in their violent crime rates.
All statistics are based on 2015 data from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report. Check out the slideshow below for the Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Under 200,000
Click HERE to find out who the other 9 cities are (This is also the source we got this info from)
———-> MYSTATELINE.com RAN WITH THE SAME SOURCE LAST YEAR, WHEN ROCKFORD WAS #2 ~ http://www.mystateline.com/news/analysis-rockford-now-2nd-most-dangerous-small-city-in-us
Rockford Scanner Fan Brittany Liebelt: ” My car got broken into last night. On Oregon Ave in Rockford. This is the Rolling green Neighborhood. We had a prowler earlier this week. Please warn everyone”
Rockford Scanner Fan: “Someone tried to break into our garage this morning at 1:30am. This happened in the Rolling Green neighborhood on Oregon Ave. The authorities were called.”
Everyone in the Rolling Green Neighborhood, please be alert.