Byron is a city in Ogle County, Illinois, United States, probably best known as the location of the Byron Nuclear Generating Station, one of the last nuclear power plants commissioned in the United States. Byron is located in Byron Township, along the Rock River. The population was 3,753 at the 2010 census, up from 2,917 at the 2000 census. The town bills itself as the “Gateway to the Rock River Valley”.
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On Tuesday at approximately 5:05 p.m., Ogle County Deputies say they responded to a one vehicle hit and run accident that occurred near the intersection of North Junction Rd and East Scott Rd. After a brief investigation, Deputies arrested 46 year old Jennifer Nash of Holcomb for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Nash was…read more »
Shortly before 5pm on Monday Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the intersection of Flagg Rd and Skare Rd for an injury accident. Upon arrival, it was determined that 52 year old William Bishop of Stillman Valley failed to yield at the intersection and was struck broadside by a car driven by 26 year old…read more »
According to Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle the National Weather Service an EF-1 tornado did touchdown in Ogle County. The sheriff said the first location was at Illinois Rt 64 at Blackhawk and it extended to just south of Weld Park by Stillman Valley. There were about 12 homes and multiple barns and out buildings…read more »
Late Monday afternoon Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a suspicious subject call in the Village of Davis Junction. The subject, 19 year old Jacob Patton of Rockford was located in the 400 block of Heartland and subsequently arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance and three out of county warrants. Patton was transported the…read more »