Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries in Rockford

Sources are reporting an accident with injuries in Rockford. 

It happened near N Rockton ave and Maple around 10 pm. 

Non life threatening injuries were being reported. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation.



Rockford Scanner™: Possible Fire At A Local Business


Just after 9:30 pm tonight several units from the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a possible fire at a local business. 

It happened at the Little Ceasers on 11th st. 

The employees are reporting a lot of smoke, but no flames. 

This is inside the strip mall, so it is unknown if the fire/smoke is coming from another business, or from actually inside the Little Ceasers. 

Employees are evacuating. Still developing 



Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle on Fire in Rockford

Sources are reporting a vehicle on fire. 

It happened on W State st, west of Springfield.

It happened around 7 pm.

No injuries were being reported.

Units on scene are asking for more units to assist.

Photos and video by RS sources, Zaih, Paige, Jackie, Brian

Brandie Fraker

Rockford Scanner™: Tractor Falls Into A Hole In Rockford

Source sent us a video of a tractor that had fallen into a hole.

It happened today on Bradley rd, near the Highcrest/Alpine area.

Sources said the road started breaking from the water-pipes this morning and the had water got shut off.  They came to fix the problem, and were there for a few hours, when all of a sudden the tractor fell into the hole.

It is not yet known if it was operator error or mother nature, that caused the tractor to go into the hole. No reports of injuries.

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Rockford Scanner™: Possible Bank Robbery In Rockford

Sources are reporting a possible bank robbery in Rockford.

Sources were reporting emergency personnel at the Midland Bank at 1401 N Main in Rockford earlier today.
Had posted the bank was robbed, on their Facebook page
(Link above, Photo below)

Rockford Police have not released any information on the incident.

Their call log shows a “Suspicious Incident”

No other information at this time.


Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Victim in Rockford


Sources are reporting a shooting victim arrived at a local ER around midnight.  The injuries appeared to be serious, but possibly non life threatening via sources.   

It is unclear exactly where the shooting took place at. 

Rockford Police have not released any information. 
But their call log does confirm a shooting victim. 


Rockford Scanner™: 2 Different Scenes, Possible Shooting In Machesney Park

Update:  WCSO call log says it is a “Medical Assist” 
We have tried to get information from the WCSO, but they have not contacted us back. If they do, we will update this with their info.

Sources are reporting 2 different scenes with several emergency personnel at both scenes.  They happened earlier today near: 

  • On Victory in Machesney Park, we were told one person was shot. Several emergency personnel including the state police were on scene.But as you know the police are encrypted, have not released any information, or confirmed anything.


  • Bell School and Old Creek,  Car accident with injuries. The cause of the accident is under investigation. 



Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase Ends Up In A Very Serious Accident, Multiple Injuries & Extrication

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UPDATE from the Winnebago County Coroners Office:



Update from the WCSO:

On Thursday evening Sept. 5th, 2019, at approximately 10:30 pm, Winnebago County Sheriff’s deputies were in the area of N. Central Ave. and observed a suspicious vehicle, a dark color SUV driving recklessly and at a high rate of speed.

Deputies attempted to stop the suspicious vehicle which fled from the Deputies at a high rate of speed. The pursuit was terminated by the Deputies.

Deputies located the vehicle a short time later which was occupied by two subjects. The driver of the SUV again started to flee and attempted to strike the Sheriff’s deputies vehicle.

Deputies pursued the vehicle which was fleeing west on Auburn St. At the intersection of Auburn St & N. Springfield Ave, the suspect vehicle crashed into another vehicle at the intersection.

The two occupants of the suspect vehicle along with the one person in the other vehicle were transported to local hospitals for injuries from the crash.

2 people have died.

The Rockford Police Department is investigating the incident along with the Illinois State Police Integrity Task Force.





RS Source Savanna Kae

Video by RS Source Heather Sapp


Accident update on Springfield and Auburn: multiple victims trapped, additional fire companies and three ambulances requested. three patients transported.


Sources are reporting there was a police chase and a vehicle involved crashed.

It happened around 10:50 pm tonight in the area of Auburn & Springfield. 

Multiple injuries are being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. We have been told the injuries do appear to be serious.

(A local news station is reporting this to be a fatal.)

But not confirmed. 

Multiple extrication units were being requested. 

One of the vehicles hit a pole and knocked the power out in the area. 

Heather Sapp


Reports of the police chase was on Auburn near the “Wreck-It-Round-A-Bout” (Main)  and had almost 20 officers chasing it.  And was headed West on Auburn, when it crashed at Springfield. 

Power is out in the area, due to the accident. Estimated restore time is approx. 1 AM. 

Police have not yet confirmed this or released any information. 

Source sent us the following: “One witness said he was almost struck on n main. Another witness said she was almost run off the road on auburn st. Two vehicles, one is a black gmc terrain. The other vehicle “an suv” say witnesses. Is not distinguishable at this time. We believe that the occupant of that car  has passed away. The person in the gmc terrain is being taken by ambulance with life threatening injuries.”


Video by Stephanie flores


Rockford Scanner™: Business Robbed in Rockford, Still Developing

Sources are reporting a business was robbed near Phelps ave in Rockford.

Suspects are described as the following:
2 black males approx. 20 years old, wearing hoodies and armed with guns.

Unknown on injuries.

RPD has yet to confirm this or release any information.

Still developing.