Around 12:25 pm today emergency personnel were dispatched for a ruptured gas line call in Rockford. It happened in the area of 611 Chestnut. Scanner traffic is saying the public works employees were doing some work when they … Continue reading →
Around 10:30 am this morning emergency personnel were dispatched for an auto accident on Rockford’s East side. It happened in the area of Harrison ave and 9th st. Scanner traffic is saying there is an automobile accident near … Continue reading →
RS fan sent us the following: “Fight at Northridge was with an Officer and a shoplifter. Shoplifter has been hitting liquor stores by stealing expensive liquor wearing a disguise. Officer approached the subject and the subject began to … Continue reading →
Procession from RPD Officer Jaimie Cox, leaving from downtown to the Fitzgerald Funeral Home on Mulford Procession from RPD Officer Jaimie Cox, Arriving At The Funeral Home Please take a few minutes and visit our sponsors! … Continue reading →
The Rockford Police Department announced some of the arrangements following the loss of Officer Jaimie Cox who was killed in the line of duty on Sunday, November 5, 2017. The movement of Officer Cox will take place tonight, … Continue reading →
Around 9 am this morning Comed is reporting a very large power outage to our East. Several thousands of customers are currently out of power in Boone, Mchenry, Dekalb, Kane are the hardest hit areas. Comed said they … Continue reading →
A little after 8 am the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched for a possible structure fire. It happened on Beach St. When the RFD arrived on scene they confirmed a fully engulfed vehicle fire. There was no structure … Continue reading →
Credit: Emily Way Armed Robbery to Business Date: 11/05/2017 8:26 pm Location: 314 N Mulford On 11/5/17 at 2026 hours Officers responded to McDonalds located at 314 N. Mulford for an Armed Robbery. Upon arrival Officers learned that two Suspects … Continue reading →
Just before 10 am this morning emergency personnel were dispatched for a shooting victim call in Rockford. It happened in the 1100 block of N Church on Rockford’s West Side The victim thought she heard someone (Possible home … Continue reading →
ROCKFORD POLICE OFFICER KILLED UPDATE: Winnebago County Coroner has released the autopsy results: On Monday, November 6, 2017, the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office conducted autopsies on both Officer Jaimie Cox and Eddie L. Patterson, Jr. The results of … Continue reading →
Positive News: I bet many of you don’t realize all the neat stuff that happens at the Rockford Airport. Today the Kent State Golden Flashes from Ohio were playing the Northern Illinois University (NIU) football team at the NIU stadium … Continue reading →
UPDATE: Rockford police labeled this home invasion a “911 hangup” We want to thank everyone who sends us information. Keep up the good work! On Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at around 12:15am officers of the Rockford Department responded … Continue reading →
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