UPDATE -- 5 people were hurt after a 3 car crash near Woodman's. Police say one person is in serious condition with life-threatening injuries. Police shut down Perryville at Old Creek to reconstruct the scene. It has since been reopened. Police believe a medical episode may have caused the accident. ROCKFORD -- A serious 3-car crash is tying up traffic on
BELVIDERE (WTVO) -- A man was reportedly seriously injured in a work-related accident at the Acument Technologies plant in Belvidere. It happened in the 7 o'clock hour this morning, involving a white male in his mid 40's, reported to be a maintenance worker who had only been on the job for a matter of a few months. Police in Belvidere and
BELOIT - Days after a Beloit police officer was struck by a drunk driver while conducting a traffic stop, the department is cracking down on drivers who are under the influence. Beloit Police intensifying their traffic safety enforcement throughout the weekend. Working under an alcohol saturation grant, provided by the state of Wisconsin to combat a reoccurring and
ROCKFORD - Police are searching for a Black male suspect who allegedly shot out several windows in a Westside neighborhood. Just before 3:00 a.m. Saturday. A neighbor reported that two windows were shot out near the 100 block of Albert Street . Witnesses say a Blue van with White writing pulled up, and a Black male is
BOONE COUNTY -- controlled burn runs away with 50 acres of a Boone County cornfield. It happened around 2:30 this afternoon near the intersection of Shaw and Squaw Prairie roads. Fire officials say a piece of debris from a controlled burn blew over into the cornfield. That set the dry field on fire. It took crews an hour to get
FREEPORT, IL--22-year-old Damon Dixson was arrested at about 8am this morning. The Illinois Department of Corrections parole officers found him hiding out in the 1300 block of Evelyn Street in Rockford. Freeport police had been pursuing Dixson since November 13th when he was the prime suspect in the shooting death of Anthony Strong -- reportedly over a ten dollar haircut.
Rockford - The former Rosecrance Ware Center located on West State Street could be used as the headquarters for District one of geopolicing. West side aldermen say were shocked when they were notified about it during Monday’s city council meeting. 5th Ward Alderman Venita Hervey says "There was no discussion with the west side aldermen it affected, we were just