RS Fan: Strange Lights In The Sky Near Loves Park/Boone

We received an email from a RS fan saying they were in the area of Orth rd and Argyle last night around 11:50 pm, when they saw a strange light in the sky. They said it definitely was not an … Continue reading

Rockford Trick Or Treat Hours & Tips

Update on the trick or treating hours in the area, from our good friends at WIFR: Rockford 5:30-7:30 p.m. on October 31 Freeport 5:00-7:00 p.m. on October 31 Belvidere 4:00-8:00 p.m. on October 31 Loves Park 5:30-7:30 p.m. on October … Continue reading

Winnebago County Cold Cases

Below is a list of cold cases in Winnebago County. If you have any tip/leads, please call the police or you can submit an anonymous tip on our website.   BEVERLEY GRITZMAKER APRIL 20,2014 On Sunday April 20, 2014 the body … Continue reading

This Weeks Neighborhood Watch Meetings

Here are this weeks Neighborhood Association Meetings. WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 14-20 TUESDAY, 9/16 • JACKSON OAKS NEIGHBORHOOD – No meeting Tuesday, September 16 (next meeting October 21st at 6:00 pm) – NEW LOCATION: Swedish American Hospital, lower level conference room … Continue reading

Serious Shooting Incident In Rockford

Update from our good friends at WIFR: The injuries are non life threatening. Around 4:20 pm today, several emergency personnel were responding to the area of N Rockton ave and Halsted rd, for a shooting victim call. Details are minimal right … Continue reading

10-78 Requested By Local Police Department

Around 10 pm tonight, the Roscoe PD has requested a 10-78. That means every available unit in the area to respond. It is happening in 10900 block of 3rd st. At the time of writing this, it is unknown exactly what … Continue reading

RS Fan Is Saying Bomb Squad In Roscoe Area

UPDATE: We still do not know all the details, but allegedly this man is the alleged suspect. And these are his charges. This man was booked into the Winnebago County Jail today and he has some charges that the bomb … Continue reading

Motorcycle Accident, Motorcycle On Fire & Occupants In Vehicle Trapped

Update from our good friends at WIFR:  The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office says he’s Dennis Graham, 51, from the Rockton region   Update: They said the coroner is en route. One person has passed away. A vehicle and a motorcycle have … Continue reading

Suspect Arrested For Armed Robbery To Subway In Rockford

On Saturday July 26, 2014 members of the Rockford Police Department were working a special detail in response to a number of armed robberies to businesses along North Main Street and North Rockton Avenue in the northwest portion of Rockford. At … Continue reading

Search Is On For A Missing Small Child Near S Beloit

  UPDATE: At 5:50 am this morning, police have located the missing girl Around 5:30 am this morning, several emergency personnel were responding to the area of Hayes ave near S. Beloit. Initial scanner traffic is saying a small child … Continue reading

Suspect Holds Knife To Employee Throat During Business Robbery

Just before 9 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were responding to the Family Dollar on Blackhawk near S Beloit. Initial scanner traffic is saying a suspect robbed the store. During the robbery the suspect held a knife to the employees … Continue reading

Neighborhood Watch Meetings For July 2014 – Help Knockout Crime

NEIGHBORHOOD MEETINGS FOR JULY 2014 – COUNTYWIDE   WEEK OF JUNE 29 TO JULY 5   TUESDAY, 7/1   TAKE IT BACK (County District 12) – Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 6:00 pm (1st Tuesdays) – Broadway Methodist Church, 1503 … Continue reading

Person Pinned Under Train

Just before 7:30 am this morning, the South Beloit Fire Department pulled a MABAS BOX # 10-17 TRT (Technical Rescue), near the 200 block of Charles st. Initial scanner traffic is saying a person is pinned under a train. No … Continue reading

Taxi Cab Does Hit & Run In Rockford

Around 4:35 am this morning, the RPD were responding to the area of Custer and Rockton. Initial scanner traffic is saying a caller is repoorting they were just hit near this intersection. The suspect vehicle is a smaller black vehicle with … Continue reading

Garage Destroyed During Last Nights Storm

Some Rockford Scanner fans have sent us some photos of some damage to a garage in the Chikory Ridge subdivision, near Roscoe IL. Thanks for sharing! … Continue reading