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Rockford Scanner™: Officers working a scene at the corners

Initial reports were saying disorderly subject, with possible barricaded subjects inside the business. Earlier tonight we received a call about a disturbance with multiple people at a business near the corners. Upon arrival, officers were unable to locate the individuals involved as they had fled the scene prior to their...
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Rockford Park District Officer Tells A Citizen To Put The Phone Down (Stop Filming) & The Rockford Park District chief says that he does not reason with community members that are unreasonable

We don’t know what happened prior to the filming. To Put The Phone Down (Stop Filming) while they are conducting public safety duties. The Rockford Park District Chief (not in uniform), Pointed His Loaded Firearm At The Person Filming. The Rockford Park District chief said,. that he does not...
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Rockford Scanner™: Juvenile Female Shooting Victim In Rockford

At approximately 12:55 this morning emergency personnel were called to the 400 block of S Henrietta Avenue for a possible shooting victim. A female shooting victim was ultimately located in the 400 block of S Horace Avenue after police cleared the scene. The female that was shot is reported to...

Rockford Police working multi-vehicle crash scene

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Police were on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash Sunday evening. It happened around 6 p.m. in the area of E. State and Longwood Streets, according to the Rockford Police Department. The accident caused a major disruption to traffic in the area, and non life-threatening injuries were reported. Police asked […]

Vacant Rockford home goes up in flames

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A condemned, vacant house burned Saturday night in Rockford. Firefighters were dispatched for a structure fire at 128 N. Day Avenue around 9: 52 p.m., according to the Rockford Fire Department. They arrived on scene and found a condemned, vacant house with fire showing from the windows on the northwest corner […]

What’s the best Chinese restaurant in Rockford?

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — When it comes to takeout, Chinese food is some of the most popular in America. In fact, Chinese food is the most popular ethnic cuisine in the country, according to Chef’s Pencil. Families all over the country order Chinese food from thousands of different restaurants to have a delicious, affordable meal […]

Chance of severe storms on Independence Day

We are starting our morning off with some foggy areas out there again. Leave a few extra minutes for traveling early Sunday morning. The fog will mix out soon with the sun rising and winds picking up slightly. A very stray shower cannot be ruled out later Sunday, but the...

Rockford Scanner™: 2 Dirt Bikes Collide Near Rock Falls

Parker2news is reporting that overnight in Whiteside County near Rockfalls. Two dirt bikes collided with each other. both occupants of the dirt bikes weren’t wearing helmets. One patient severely injured with a broken arm. That patient was transported to CGH in Sterling then was transported by helicopter to Saint...

Rockford Scanner™: Structure Fire On The East Side

Sources are reporting a structure fire on the East side. It happened around 8:45 pm near the 2900 block of Hanson. Initial reports are saying that a garage was on fire. A few reports are saying that it may have possibly spread to a nearby structure. But officials have not...

Rockford’s Fourth of July parade

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford’s Annual Fourth of July parade is getting closer. It kicks off with a motorcycle parade at 4:40 p.m. Monday, followed by the “Screw City” Jeep parade ten minute later. The main parade begins at 5: p.m. The parade will start on 7th Street and wind its way through Downtown, ending […]
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LeeWena Peggy Harris Chapple Hicks

LeeWena Peggy Harris Chapple Hicks, age 59, returned home on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 to Las Vegas, Nevada, after a lengthy illness. Peggy was born in St. Louis, Missouri on June 25, 1962 to Margaret Mueller. She was adopted by wonderful, caring parents, Leslie Paul Harris and Audie Taborn Harris, who raised her in Rockford, Illinois, and where she lived most of her life with a large and loving extended family. She spent time living in St. Louis later in life and also Las Vegas.

Go Ghost Hunting at One of Illinois’ Most Haunted Cottages

If you're into all things paranormal, I'm sure you know there is a big difference between going on a ghost tour and a full-scale paranormal investigation. A ghost tour provides the stories and setting for some super-scary occurrences, but a paranormal investigation often lets you experience those kinds of stories first-hand.

Police: One injured in Rock Falls motorcycle accident

ROCK FALLS, Ill. (KWQC) - One person was injured Saturday after a single-vehicle accident in Rock Falls, according to police. Officials say Rock Falls Police responded to the 500 block of West 6th Street at about 10:17 p.m. Saturday for a report of a single-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle. Officers on scene found the injured driver, who later was airlifted to Rockford due to the severity of injuries, police said.