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GPD adds 2 officers to its ranks

GALESBURG - The Galesburg Police Department swore in two new officers in a ceremony Monday morning. Amber Schlomer, 24, Galesburg, and Larry Cook II, 27, Dixon, both took their oath of office with fire and police Commissioner Naomi Law in City Council Chambers, 55 W. Tompkins St. Several on-duty and

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2018-01-15 23:22:24

Galesburg boys MLK game moved to 6 p.m.

GALESBURG - The Galesburg-Dunlap game in the Galesburg MLK Tournament has been moved from a 7 p.m. to a 6 p.m. start time. A tweet from Galesburg athletic director Jeff Flater stated that unforeseen circumstances forced cancelation of its 4 p.m. game with Peoria. According to the Peoria Journal Star

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2018-01-15 21:45:57

Galesburg ranks favorably in park acreage

GALESBURG - The city has more park land than comparable cities, but the parks do not extend equally to all areas of town, according to a report on the city's parks and recreation master plan. The report, conducted by consulting firm Houseal Lavigne Associates of Chicago, showed Galesburg has 623 acr


The Pledge from Mrs. Frieden's class from Steele School

Galesburg, Illinois - First graders in Mrs. Frieden's class recite the Pledge of Allegiance at Steele School. Submit your school for participation in the Daily Pledge Filed in:The Daily Pledge Topics:the daily pledge Galesburg, Illinois - First graders in Mrs. Frieden's class recite the Pledge of A

WQAD - 2018-01-16 12:00:45

Conversation continues on county crows

GALESBURG - Discussions continue on a Knox County Courthouse tree that is particularly popular with crows. The Knox County Board's committee on the sheriff's department, Knox County Nursing Home and Mary Davis Home ended its meeting Monday night with a conversation on the tree. That tree is closest

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2018-01-16 02:59:54

Uptown, Pub could go back before Liquor Commission

GALESBURG - Three weekend bar violations have been sent to the Galesburg Liquor Commission for further review. According to police reports, officers performed weekend bar checks early Saturday and Sunday at Seminary Street Pub, 105 S. Seminary St., and early Sunday at Uptown Bar & Grill, 74 N. Chamb

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2018-01-16 02:10:28

Breakfast encourages attendees to find their inner MLK

GALESBURG - The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee's annual breakfast at First Lutheran Church on Monday encouraged attendees to follow Dr. King's example by speaking out against injustice when they witness it in their daily lives. The roughly 100 attendees included 16 students from t

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2018-01-16 02:47:37

LETTER: Mission served 30,967 meals in 2017

Editor, Register-Mail: What a very blessed and great year 2017 was at your local Galesburg Rescue Mission and Women's Shelter and Women's Pregnancy Center! To God be all the honor, glory and praise! Most importantly, 47 individuals made decisions or re-commitments to Jesus Christ! In our 76th year o


Car flips in crash on Atlantic Avenue in Raleigh

Photo by AJ Janavel/CBS North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A serious crash closed some lanes on Atlantic Avenue in Raleigh on Monday night. The wreck was reported just after 8:45 p.m. on Atlantic Avenue at Wolfpack Lane and Highwoods Boulevard. At least two vehicles were involved in the crash w

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-16 02:35:56

Silver Alert posted for 81-year-old Raleigh woman

Police issued a Silver Alert on Tuesday for an 81-year-old woman who may be driving a 2015 cream-colored Mini Cooper. The alert said Kathryn Butt Surles may have been heading to Hillyer Memorial Church at 718 Hillsborough St. Surles is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive i

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-01-16 13:08:00

Crews working to fix water main break on Raleigh's MLK Jr. Boulevard

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A water main break on Raleigh's Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Tuesday morning has shut down a section of the road so crews can work to repair the break, according to City of Raleigh officials. City officials have shut down the 1800 block of MLK Jr. Boulevard between Peyton

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-16 11:46:08

Water-main break forces 1-block shutdown of MLK Jr Blvd in Raleigh

The city closed the 1800 block of Martin King Luther Jr. Boulevard on Tuesday morning to repair a broken main. That is the section between Peyton Street and Grantland Drive. Posted detours take eastbound drivers south of the closed section. Westbound drivers are being directed on a route that goes

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-01-16 12:51:00

Durham / News / North Carolina / Raleigh It's Going to Snow. Don't Freak Out.

When you wake up tomorrow, there will be snow on the ground. It's OK. Everything will be fine. The latest forecast calls for somewhere between one and three inches of the stuff-maybe a little more-by tomorrow morning. It will fall steadily until about noon, with flurries in the afternoon and skie

INDY WEEK - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Hundreds gather in Raleigh to celebrate MLK Jr.

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Monday, hundreds took part in a day of festivities during the 38th annual day of celebration organized by the Triangle Martin Luther King Jr. Committee. Throughout the day there were different events including a wreath laying ceremony, prayer breakfast, memorial march, and eve

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-16 10:32:39

Crews fight Raleigh house fire

Fire crews int he area of 4555 Hoyle Drive. Photo by Michael Hyland/CBS North Carolina. RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Crews were battling a Raleigh house fire on Monday night. The fire broke out around 10 p.m. at 4555 Hoyle Drive, which is located in a neighborhood south of East Millbrook Road and east o

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-16 03:51:20

Two displaced after fire at Raleigh duplex

Raleigh, N.C. - Two people were displaced following a Monday night fire at a Raleigh duplex. Authorities responded to the duplex at 4555 Hoyle Drive at about 10 p.m. after a fire started on the back deck of one of the units and spread to the attic. The flames were under control in about 10 minutes,

WRAL - 2018-01-16 04:14:33

Berkeley Police Charge Whiting Man With Illegal Dumping

BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, NJ - Berkeley police recently arrested a Whiting man and charged him with illegal dumping on private property, Police Chief Karin T. DiMichele said. Patrolman Brian Flanegan responded to the area of Grant Concourse on an illegal dumping report at 12:15 p.m. on Jan. 12. He found a

PATCH - 2018-01-16 03:14:16

Lacey Woman Uninjured When SUV Hits Pole, Catches On Fire In Wall

WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ - A Lacey Township woman was uninjured when her SUV caught fire after she hit a utility pole, which brought the pole and three transformers down on her car, Wall Township police said. The woman, a 39-year-old Forked River resident, was driving west on Atlantic Avenue about 6 a.m. o

PATCH - 2018-01-16 16:03:53

Berkeley home damaged in fire

BERKELEY - Police and firefighters remained at the scene Sunday afternoon of a fire that gutted a two-story home on the corner of Holly Street and Point Pleasant Avenue. Fire departments from Bayville, Manitou Park and Forked River respond to the blaze, which was reported before 11:30 a.m. Police at


'Sit down and shut up': The best of Chris Christie's 8 years

Top Stories for Sunday, January 14: President Donald Trump calls DACA "dead" in a tweet; Chelsea Manning is running for senate; The FCC is investigating Hawaii after false missle alarm; A plane in Turker skidds onto a cliff. AP TRENTON - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie leaves center stage this week,

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 00:30:37