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 →

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 →

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 →

BREAKING: Missing Boy At Rock Cut State Park

Update: Rockford Scanner fan Sarah T. located the missing boy. He was hiding. She had to flag down the police.  The boy is OK and has been reunited with his family.  UPDATE: 4:16 pm, the ISP located the missing boy Details … Continue reading →

Principal at Harlem High School releases statement on clown rumor

Principal at Harlem High School releases statement on clown rumors Note: Several RS fans are saying it was a bomb threat, shooting threat, etc…     We can not confirm this. Only what the principal has said in his statement. … Continue reading →

Multiple Burglaries To Local Park, Almost $100k Stolen

  RS fan  Melissa  : “There has been 3 break- ins over the course of less than a month. Meridian rentals and Roy Gayle have lost equipment from skid loaders to string trimmers. Antique parts to scrap iron. Used and brand new equipment totaling close to … Continue reading →

Vehicle Crashes Into Three Poles In Machesney Park

  Around 2:30 am this morning officers were dispatched to the area of 4 Gilbert Terrace in Machesney park. Scanner traffic is saying a vehicle has crashed into three poles near this location. Several poles are down and are sparking. … Continue reading →