Rockford Scanner™: Multiple injuries and extrication needed had a serious accident scene in Rockford

This afternoon several emergency personnel were responding to a serious automobile accident involving multiple injuries and extrication was required to cut at least one person out of the vehicle.

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Rockford Scanner™: Rockford fire department en route to a vehicle on fire near the district 1 headquarters

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Around 2:40 AM the Rockford fire department were responding to a vehicle on fire on Rockford Eastside

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Rockford Scanner™: Carjacking, Police Chase, Shots Fired in Rockford

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Sources reported hearing multiple gunshots on the west side.

During the same time shots were fired, there was a carjacking at Green st and Johnston ave.

Shots were fired in the same general area of the carjacking.

Reports of people in two different vehicles shooting at each other.

Unknown if these incidents are related.

Police were chasing a vehicle on the west side a short time later, that ended near Winnebago and Garfield.

Numerous police officers were on scene.  RPD, ISP, WCSO. They had a large perimeter setup in the area.  Unknown what the suspects look like. At least one suspect was at large. They had a police K-9 assist in tracking the suspect, but was unsuccessful.

RPD did confirm a police chase and shots fired and the carjacking, but would not say if all these incidents were all related.

The vehicle ended up near the dead end of Garfield, just west of Winnebago in the eastbound lanes just before the stop sign.

Sources were reporting several officers out on foot searching the area of Liberty and Belden for shell casings, unknown if this is related to these incidents.

Unknown if these scenes are all related or separate incidents.

Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Scene In Rockford, Possibly 3 Shooting Victims

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At approximately 1:05 pm on Sunday, September 09, 2018 officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Sherman Ave in reference to a shooting. Officers located two male victims that had been shot. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for medical attention. One of the victims had non-life-threatening injuries. The second victim is in serious condition.

This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department at (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Area Crimestoppers at (815) 963-7867.

Sources are reporting another shooting scene in Rockford.

This one happened around 1 pm in the area of the 1300 block of Sherman ave in Rockford.

Reports of the victim (or someone nearby the victim) returned gunfire.

Witnesses said there was over 40 gunshots heard.

A white SUV fled the area, with their back window shot out.

There was a get together at a nearby residence, having a cookout. When a suspect approached the people and opened fired on the group at the cookout.


Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase Stolen Vehicle, Terminate Pursuit




Around 12:30 am officers were attempting to stop a stolen vehicle near 11th st. 

A suspect in the stolen black ford fusion, fled from officers. 

Officers terminated the chase near Montrose. Last seen Eastbound. 



Rockford Scanner™: Victim Stabbed in Rockford

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Around 6 am a victim was stabbed in Rockford. 

It happened in the area of 616 Acorn st in Rockford. 

Suspect is a male black around 50 years old, 5’10, 180 lbs, black shorts, armed with a knife. Last seen in a white truck 


Rockford Scanner™: 5th Alarm MABAS, Several Area Fire Departments Assisting

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(AP) – Authorities say 15 people were taken to hospitals after an ammonia leak at a Birds Eye food plant in southeastern Wisconsin.

Multiple agencies responded early Sunday to the plant in the Village of Darien.

Authorities say 140 people were working overnight at the factory when alarms and sensors started going off. Ammonia is used at the facility for the freezing and cooling of food.

A hazardous materials team official says 15 people were taken to five area hospitals. New Jersey-based Pinnacle Foods, which owns Birds Eye, said Sunday night that most have been released, while three people remain under observation.

Seventy-five workers were checked at the scene and released. The Janesville Gazette reports authorities suspect a “mechanical malfunction” led to the leak.

Officials say there is no threat to the community.


Details are minimal right now.

Around 6 am several area fire departments were responding  to a 5th alarm MABAS.

There is a HAZMAT situation at a business on Highway X, near Darien Wisconsin.

An ammonia leak at the business.

Local fire departments are responding to assist.

It is near Birds Eye Foods
W8880 Co Rd X, Darien, WI 53114

This is still developing.

Rockford Scanner™: Fatal Accident Involving A Local Police Officer

 Just before 11 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were on scene of a fatal accident that involved a local police officer. 

A motorcyclist and a local police officer were involved in an accident near W State and Pierpont. 

Officers are reporting the motorcyclist ran into the back of an officers vehicle. 

The motorcyclist passed away on the scene.
Winnebago County Coroner was dispatched to the scene. 

Officer is reported to be not injured. 

This is still developing. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Please avoid the area for the next several hours. 

Rockford Scanner™: Police On Scene Of Another Shooting Victim In Rockford, Still Developing


On 7-22-18 at 2150 hours Officers responded to 2129 19th Ave in reference to the residence being struck by gunfire. Officers spoke with the occupants of the residence who advised they were inside when they heard gunshots. Several rounds struck the residence when one of the occupants was struck in the foot one time. They suffered non-life threatening injuries and declined medical attention.

There is no suspect information at this time and is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rockford Police or Winnebago County Crime Stoppers.

Around 10 pm tonight several emergency personnel were dispatched for another shooting victim call in Rockford

It happened in the 2100 block of 19th ave. 

Sources are reporting a victim was shot near this location. 

Injuries are believed to be non life threatening. 

No suspect information at this time. 

Still developing

Rockford Scanner™: Several Units En Route To A House Near South Beloit

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Around 6:30 pm tonight, several local fire departments were responding to a possible house fire in the South Beloit area.

It happened in the area of  14089 Winnward Way in South Beloit

Several units from several fire departments are en route to the scene

Rockford Scanner™: Pedestrian Hit By A Vehicle, Possible Hit & Run

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Around 7:50 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were responding to an accident on the East side. 

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in the area of 22nd ave and 7th st. 

Injuries are being reported. 

Sounds like this might be a hit and run to a citizen. 

RFD arrived on scene and said they need police. 

Still developing




Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department Battling Another House Fire




Around 7:15 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a house fire call. 

It happened in the area of 1317 Taylor st

Initial reports said it was a possible electrical fire. Then smoke was showing from the ceiling and they were evacuating the building. 

When the Rockford Fire Department arrived on scene, they confirmed smoke showing from the roof area. 

Still developing. 




Rockford Scanner™: Emergency Personnel Are En Route To A Possible Shooting in Rockford



Around 3:30 am this morning shots were fired during an argument on the East side. 

Reports of at least one possible shooting victim. 

It happened near the area of 322 S Prospect

Details are minimal right now. 

There is reports of at least one possible shooting victim near this location. 

This is still developing. Check back later for updates




Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A House Fire Near Roscoe



Sources reporting a possible house fire near Roscoe. 

It happened on Gleasman about 1 mile off of Roscoe Rd

Several emergency personnel are on scene. 

We will post updates, if they become available



Rockford Scanner™: Two Dead After A House Fire In Dekalb County



Sunday morning several emergency personnel battled a house fire near Malta, IL. That is located in Dekalb County. 

It happened in the 3300 block of Gurler rd around 1:30 Sunday morning.  

The house and a barn were on fire.  Emergency personnel found two people dead inside the house. 

They have been identified as 75-year-old Marjory Kreda & 74-year-old William Kreda. 

The cause of their deaths are unknown at this time, officials are investigating the cause.