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Motorcycle driver dies following rollover accident in Freeport

FREEPORT, Ill. (WIFR) - The Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office says the incident occurred shortly after 7:00 p.m. Monday in the area of Stephenson Street Road and Van Brocklin Road. Deputies were called for a report of a motorcycle rollover accident. Once on the scene, deputies saw a motorcycle overturned...
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Driver killed in Freeport motorcycle crash

FREEPORT, Ill. (WTVO) — Police say a motorcyclist was killed Monday in a rollover accident in the area of Stephenson Street Road and Van Brocklin Road. According to the Stephenson County Sheriff, officers received notification of the crash around 7:09 p.m. Deputies found the overturned motorcycle half a mile west of Van Brocklin Road, police […]
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Rockford Scanner™: Robbery At Strip Mall In Rockford

Where at: 160 N Mulford Rd/at strip mall on Mulford Rd. A robbery is being reported that happened today in Rockford. It happened at approximately 3:20 this afternoon, at 160 N Mulford Road, the Check n’ Go. There was a robbery a few weeks ago at the laundromat in...

Why are planes flying over Rockford?

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Seeing low-flying planes buzzing in the sky over Rockford Tuesday morning? Those planes are part of the Illinois Department of Agriculture’s effort to control the Spongy Moth population by spraying a pheromone to prevent the insects from breeding. According to the IDOA, Lymantria dispar, aka Spongy Moth, is a non-native pest […]

JPD seeks suspect in Monday night armed robbery

JANESVILLE Police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery late Monday night at a Janesville hotel, according to a Janesville Police Department news release. Officers responded at about 11 p.m. Monday, June 27, to a report of an armed robbery at AmericInn Lodge and Suites, 3900 Milton Ave. According to the news release,...

Driver Cited Following Two Vehicle Crash Friday Evening

On Friday evening of June 24, Ogle County Deputies, Lynn Scott Rock, and Rochelle Fire/EMS responded to the intersection of East Illinois Route 64 and North IL Route 251 for a two-vehicle accident with unknown injuries. After investigation, it was determined a Dodge Ram, driven by 44-year-old Ruslan Aldamov of...

Flags lining funeral route of Machesney Park Marine

MACHESNEY PARK, Ill. (WTVO) — Corporal Nathan Carlson’s body will return home to Machesney Park this week. The Marine died along with four others when their helicopter crashed during training earlier this month. A non-profit that lines funeral routes for military and first responders will be in the area this week. “The Flagman’s Mission Continues” […]

Janesville police investigating hotel robbery

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Janesville Police Department is searching for the suspect in a late-night robbery at a hotel. Investigators released a picture within hours of the incident and urged people to reach out if they have any information. According to a JPD advisory, the suspect walked into the...

Janesville, area communities set July 4 events

The July 4 holiday weekend is ahead, with many events across the area. Here’s a rundown of local fun. Janesville Independence Day on the Rock: The Rock Aqua Jays Water Ski Show Team will return with its annual “Independence Day on the Rock” event from 7-10 p.m. Monday, July 4, at Traxler Park, 600 N. Main St, Janesville. ...

Police arrest three in major Rockford drug bust

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Rockford Police Gang Unit, and the StateLine Area Narcotics Team cooperated in the arrest of three people in a major Rockford drug investigation. Rockford Police said the investigation had been on-going for the past few months. On Wednesday, June 22nd, five search warrants were executed […]

Major Drug Bust in Rockford: Multiple charges stemming from a joint narcotics investigation with the Rockford Police Department and the DEA-Chicago Division

Multiple charges stemming from a joint narcotics investigation with the Rockford Police Department. and the DEA-Chicago Division Rockford Resident Office. During the past few months, the Rockford Police Department Narcotics Unit,. along with the DEA-Chicago Division Rockford Resident Office, received information regarding. individuals selling narcotics in the City of Rockford...

Freeport man wanted on homicide charges. Here's what we know

FREEPORT — An arrest warrant has been issued for a Freeport man who is wanted in connection with the city’s most recent homicide. Jamar Mayfield, 35, is charged with first degree murder and aggravated discharge of a firearm for the June 19 fatal shooting of Daquaveon Jackson in the area of North Greenfield Drive and West Stephenson Street.