Motorcyclist airlifted to St. Anthony’s Hospital

A Verona man was flown to OSF Saint Anthony’s Hospital in Rockford over the weekend after a crash involving a motorcycle and car at the corner of Route 23 and Chicago Road. Douglas Wakeman, 56, of Verona, was driving his motorcycle shortly after noon on Sunday when he collided with an eastbound car that had […]

Vehicle fleeing police leads to a fatal car crash in Rockford

ROCKFORD (WREX) — We know the name of this man who died after his car was struck by a car that was driving from Rockford police on Sunday.ISP says a few members of the Rockford Police SCOPE team officers tried to stop a fleeing car with stop sticks just before 5:00 p.m. Sunday.The vehicle avoided […]

Peloton Deemed Dangerous to Children

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers about the dangers of popular Peloton Tread+ exercise machine following several reported events of small children and a pet being injured under the machines. The Commission has found that the general public health and security requires this news to warn the public quickly of the […]

NHTSA looking into reported engine bay fires affecting 1.9 million Toyota RAV4s

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began investigating after obtaining 11 fire complaints between the 2013 through 2018 design years. The RAV4 is the top-selling automobile in the U.S. that isn’t a pickup truck. In papers posted Monday, the agency says fires start on the left side of the motor compartment. A terminal on the […]

Recalled Hyundai Kona Captures fire during it’s recall process

SEOUL — A Hyundai Motor Kona electric vehicle caught fire last week in a first known instance of a recalled Kona caught fire, prompting police to investigate the adequacy of the recall, ” a South Korean transport ministry stated. A series of fires prompted mass recalls of Hyundai’s best-selling Kona EV. The latest Kona fire […]