Automobile accident with injuries in Rockford



Around 5:30 PM several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of the traveler motel on West State Street.

Scanner traffic is saying there’s an automobile accident in the 7100 block of West State Street.

An elderly male hit the median near this location and is injured.

Please avoid the area or expect delays


Another house in Rockford struck by gunfire


On 9/29/2016 at about 1042 hours Officers responded to a shots fired call near W. State St and Avon St. Officers located a scene in the middle of the street on the south side 1200 W. State St. Sixteen .40 caliber spent casings were recovered from the roadway.

Officers also located a residence that was hit by gunfire at 1139 Mulberry St North of the scene.

A witness advised he observed a silver early 2000’s Chevrolet Impala driving East on W. State St. when the driver and front seat passenger both began to shoot towards the North of W. State St. The witness said both suspects were armed with an unknown type handgun and heard several shots fired before observed the suspect vehicle left East bound and turning South onto Chestnut St.