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Galesburg man charged with two counts of sexually assaulting child

26-year-old Justin Stubbs of Galesburg is being charged in Knox County with a pair of counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. Charging documents allege the incidents took place between Jan. 1, 2017 and April 2, 2019.


Back from the dead: Plans to revive Galesburg’s Sandburg Mall in motion

GALESBURG, Ill. (WEEK) — A plan is forming to bring life back to a so-called dead mall in Galesburg. On Tuesday, the Galesburg Planning and Zoning Commission will consider a plan to divide the old Sandburg Mall, 1150 W. Carl Sandburg Drive, into separate lots, each with separate businesses.


Spring turkey harvest in Illinois well ahead of 2018: Above 5-year average, too

Turkey hunters in Illinois are harvesting birds at a pace well ahead of last season. And just a reminder, Turkey of the Week started a couple weeks. Send nominations by Facebook (Dale Bowman), Twitter (@BowmanOutside) or email BowmanOutside@gmail.net.


Bail set in two cases from over the weekend

Two men were in Knox County Circuit Court on Monday for separate crimes committed over the weekend. 20-year-old Deandre K. Davis made a video appearance Monday where bond was set at $100,000 and a preliminary hearing was scheduled for May 14th. He faces a Class X charge of Home Invasion.


Illinois may have a legal weed bill by late April 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois- A bill to legalize marijuana in Illinois could be filed as soon as April 29. Key supporters of the weed bill says this could be one of the first issues discussed by state lawmakers when they return from spring break.


Husband of woman found on fire in O'Fallon, Illinois taken into custody in Tennessee

O'FALLON, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- The husband of a woman who was found set on fire in O'Fallon, Illinois has been taken into custody in Tennessee. Monday afternoon, police said they were looking for Andrew Montez McKissick, who was wanted regarding the death of 35-year-old Sherry J. Billups. McKissick is


Hill Correctional graduates 6 in first entrepreneur class

GALESBURG — Six men became the first graduates Monday of a new entrepreneur program being offered to inmates of Hill Correctional Center. Leroy Anderson, 29, of Chicago, had the most energy during his business pitch before he received his certificate.


20 Under 40: Springer sees vision for Galesburg

About this feature: The Galesburg Chamber of Commerce is recognizing 20 people under age 40 for success in the business community. The Register-Mail will publish profiles of the honorees every Monday until all have been recognized.


Clinton Foundation wraps up Galesburg project

GALESBURG — Tom Simkins dreams big. He thinks big. He plans big. On the heels of the release of a report entitled “Knox County, Illinois: Community Health in Action” about efforts to improve the health and well-being of residents in Knox County, Galesburg’s fire chief wishes the Clinton Foundation’s


First annual Galesburg “school-wide pickup” celebrates earth day

GALESBURG, Illinois -- Students at Lombard Junior High School in Galesburg skipped gym class on Monday, April 22nd, and took a trip around the neighborhood. More than 400 students gloved up and walked three blocks around the school, picking up trash for Earth Day.


Study: Illinois named 9th most gambling-addicted state

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- When it comes to gambling, a new study suggests Illinois has some of the country's highest rollers. Illinois was named WalletHub's ninth most gambling-addicted state in 2019. According to the study, Illinois had the most gambling-related arrests per capita.


Two juveniles arrested on car and gun theft

Two teenagers were arrested over the weekend in Warren County for car and gun theft charges stemming from Galesburg. Galesburg police say that a 14-year-old and a 13-year-old took a vehicle that contained a GSG 1911 handgun in the glove box.


Galesburg Baseball: Freshmen top Alleman 5-1

GALESBURG – The Galesburg High School freshmen baseball team plated a pair of runs in the first inning and went on to defeat Western Big 6 rival Alleman 5-1 on Monday. The Silver Streaks led 2-0 after the first inning and made it 4-0 after the third. Both teams scored a run in the fourth.


Increase Your Chances Of Winning The Illinois Lottery

Here's how you can increase your chance of winning big money from an Illinois Lottery scratch-off ticket. Sometimes when I stop for gas, I will actually go inside the building. It's usually to purchase a drink or snack.


Bob Butler, Illinois' longest-serving mayor, dies at 92

MARION, Ill. -- The man who was the longest-serving mayor in Illinois has died at age 92. According to Hughes Funeral Home former Marion Mayor Bob Butler died Monday at age 92 at an assisted living center in Herrin. Butler served as the southern Illinois city's mayor for nearly 55 years. He took off


Illinois police officer drives man to interview following traffic stop

(ABC News) - When an Illinois police officer pulled over a man for expired license plates and found out he was heading to a job interview, instead of giving him a ticket, he decided to give him a ride.


Grennan Heights, Niles, Illinois - April 2019

Grennan Heights is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1950's. Grennan Heights is located in Niles, Illinois on Milwaukee Avenue north of Oakton. There are currently 11 homes for sale ranging from $170,000 to $469,900.


Sandalwood Estates, Frankfort, Illinois - April 2019

Sandalwood Estates, Frankfort, Illinois - April 2019. Sandalwood Estates is a single family home subdivision built from the late 1990's to mid 2010's. Sandalwood Estates is located in Frankfort, Illinois north of Laraway Road and west of Wolf Road. There are currently 5 homes for sale ranging from $


ILLINOIS GOVERNOR JB PRITZKER: Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Allowing More Wind Energy Production in Illinois

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker issued the following announcement on April 19. Gov. JB Pritzker signed HB 2988 , clarifying current law around zoning standards for wind energy development across the state.


The Illinois minimum wage law in Olney

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