Just before 11 am this morning, the RPD had a liquor license violation call at the East High School.
East High School is located at 2929 Charles st in Rockford.
No other information at this time.
Early this morning the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched for a building that partially collapsed in Rockford.
It happened in the 800 block of S Main.
The debris from the collapse, landed on the nearby sidewalk and roadway.
Thankfully no one was injured.
Unknown why the structure partially collapsed.
Rock Energy Cooperative is reporting a power outage across Rockton and Roscoe area that is affecting around 1,283 costumers or around 32.5%.
They said crews have been notified, but the cause is unknown at this time. There is no estimated time on when it will be restored.
Who is without power in the Roscoe/Rockton area?
Several Sources are reporting at least one person was shot overnight.
Sources reporting the shooting happened in the 100 block of Buckbee.
RPD confirmed an “In Progress Person: Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery” at this location.
There was also reports of a shooting victim in the 1100 block of Broadway, RPD confirmed an Aggravated battery with a firearm.
In the last 72 hours in Rockford there have been approx. 33 weapons violations. The RPD labels their shots fired calls as weapons violations.
As the storms rolled through the area it brought heavy rains to the area. Several area were reporting some flash flooding. No injuries have been reported that we are aware of yet.
UPDATE from the village of Winnebago: Water has receded and the roadway is clear.
Elida Street between Runyard and School Streets is flooded at the moment and the street is being blocked off. All other north and south streets are clear of any obstruction. Please modify your route. Through the Village.
More rain is in the forecast:
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois...Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected... Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Elevated Flooding Risk. Limited Excessive heat Risk. DISCUSSION... Scattered thunderstorms are expected today and tonight. The greatest coverage of storms along with the greatest flood threat is expected along and north of the Interstate 88 corridor, though isolated storms are possible farther south. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday. Tuesday... Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Excessive Heat Risk. Wednesday... Elevated Flooding Risk. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Excessive Heat Risk. High Swim Risk Thursday through Saturday... Limited Thunderstorm Risk. High Swim Risk Sunday... Limited Thunderstorm Risk. DISCUSSION: There will be periodic thunderstorm chances throughout the week. In addition, hot and humid conditions are also expected into Wednesday. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight. GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY: Moving toward the northeast 30 to 40 mph.
Around 3 pm today several emergency personnel were responding to a motorcycle accident with injuries.
It happened in Machesney park, in the area of Creekway Lane and Terrange Trail.
A man on a motorcycle, has crashed near this intersection.
Sounds like a child may have also been on the motorcycle
Injuries were reported.
Avoid the area.
National Weather Service Chicago IL 238 PM CDT Sun Sep 2 2018
…Thunderstorms This Evening and Tonight…
.Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon
and expand in coverage across far northern Illinois this evening.
A very moist airmass will allow for efficient and heavy rainfall
rates. Thunderstorms may repeatedly move across some areas, many
of which saw very heavy rainfall last night, resulting in flash
Including the cities of Rockford, Belvidere, Woodstock, Waukegan,
238 PM CDT Sun Sep 2 2018
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Illinois and
northeast Illinois, including the following areas, in north
central Illinois, Boone, Ogle, and Winnebago. In northeast
Illinois, Lake IL and McHenry.
* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Monday morning
* Repeated rounds of thunderstorms producing very heavy rainfall
may result in flash flooding.
* Expect rises on area rivers and streams. Flooding of low lying
areas and roadside ditches is possible.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
On September 1, 2018 around 8:55 AM, members of the Rockford Police Department responded to the 2700 block of Marshall St. for a report of shots fired.
Officers located a house struck two times by gunfire in the 2700 block. The house was occupied by an adult woman and her young child. They were uninjured by gunfire. There were several adult males outside the house, in the driveway, that were also uninjured.
Witnesses described the shots were fired from a full size pickup truck that fled south bound on Marshall St. after the shots were fired. This investigation is still ongoing.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville Il
1053 PM CDT SAT SEP 1 2018
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Central Ogle County in north central Illinois…
Southwestern Winnebago County in north central Illinois…
* Until 1145 PM CDT
* At 1053 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near German Valley to near Mount Morris to near
Oregon, moving northeast at 35 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.
IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
* Severe thunderstorms will be near,
Byron around 1105 PM CDT.
Pecatonica around 1110 PM CDT.
Winnebago and Stillman Valley around 1120 PM CDT.
Rockford and Rockford Airport around 1125 PM CDT.
Loves Park around 1145 PM CDT.
Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include Davis
Junction, Leaf River, New Millford and Adeline.
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
Approx. 5 pm today several police officers from the Loves Park Police, Rockford Park District and also 2 ambulances from Metro were on scene at Martin Park in Loves Park.
That is the park along the Rock River, south of Riverside Bridge.
The emergency personnel were searching two individuals in a White vehicle that was parked along the playground area.
At the time of writing this, it was not yet known what happened due to the encryption.
As of right now, police labeled the call as “Information for police”
As soon as we know more information, we will update this.
SOUTH BELOIT, IL – On September 1, 2018 at 12:30am South Beloit Police Officers went to 821 Marvin Street to serve a warrant. Officers were allowed entry into the residence by the male and female occupants and took the wanted male into custody. While officers were present in the residence they observed a large quantity of suspected cannabis. The officers recovered almost 3,000 grams of cannabis, over $3,000 of United States Currency and a loaded handgun with its serial number obliterated. This case was reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Offices who authorized the following charges:
Arrested: Olander, Jalen M/B 19 years old, 821 Marvin Street, South Beloit
Charges: Armed Violence (Class X Felony)
Violation of the Cannabis Control Act, Possession more than 2,000 grams but not more than 5,000 grams (Class 2 Felony)
Defacing a Firearm (Class 3 Felony)
No Firearm Owners Identification
Winnebago County Failure to Appear Warrant
Olander was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The female occupant was not charged.
The charges against Olander are accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Just before 3:30 pm today, several emergency personnel were responding to a rollover accident with injuries and extrication is needed to cut at least one person out of the vehicle.
It happened in the area of Kishwaukee and 8th ave.
Note: There was a rollover accident earlier near Kishwaukee and College. Not related to this accident.
There is an accident near this location.
Injuries were being reported.
Extrication is being requested.
Avoid the area or expect long traffic delays
Flood Watch National Weather Service Chicago IL 307 PM CDT Sat Sep 1 2018
…Additional Thunderstorms This Evening and Overnight…
Thunderstorms are expected to redevelop this evening and tonight across far northern Illinois. A tropical, moisture rich air mass will promote efficient and heavy rainfall rates.
Thunderstorms may regenerate or move over areas already impacted by heavy rainfall resulting in flash flooding.
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-DeKalb-Kane-DuPage-Cook- Including the cities of Rockford, Belvidere, Woodstock, Waukegan, Oregon, Dixon, DeKalb, Aurora, Elgin, Wheaton, and Chicago 307 PM CDT Sat Sep 1 2018
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING..
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a:
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Illinois and northeast Illinois, including the following areas, in north central Illinois, Boone, DeKalb, Lee, Ogle, and Winnebago. In northeast Illinois, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake IL, and McHenry.
* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Sunday morning
*Repeated rounds of thunderstorms producing very heavy rainfall may result in flash flooding. * Expect rises on area rivers and streams.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
Around 1:30 pm today, several emergency personnel were responding to a rollover accident with possible entrapment
It happened at the area of Kishwaukee and College.
There is a rollover accident near this intersection.
Extrication was requested, but cancelled.
Injuries were reported. At least two ambulances have been dispatched to the scene.
Avoid this area for awhile, or expect delays