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Monmouth auxiliary officer wounded at GPD shooting range

GALESBURG -Two area men received minor injuries in separate accidental shootings Sunday. According to Galesburg police reports, the Western Illinois Police Training Unit was conducting mandatory firearm training with a class of 15 students at about 9:37 a.m. Sunday at the Galesburg police shooting r

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2018-03-19 20:38:42

Police chase leads to crash; several taken to hospital

East Peoria and Peoria police chase a stolen car before it crashes late Sunday night. East Peoria officers were responding to another traffic stop when they apparently spotted the stolen car. Witnesses tell the Peoria Journal Star that a high speed chase across the river into Peoria followed. IDO

WEEK.COM - 2018-03-19 14:16:00

State trooper involved in I-74 crash

An Illinois State Police trooper suffered minor injuries when a vehicle struck a squad car on Interstate 74 on Sunday. The Illinois State Police said the squad car was struck at the beginning of a construction zone on I-74 eastbound near mile marker 35 in Knox County when the car was struck by a Chr

WEEK.COM - 2018-03-19 18:23:00

Man killed in house fire identified

A man killed in an early morning house fire Monday has been identified. Henry County Coroner Melissa Watkins told Local 4 News that William Nightingale, 58, lived at the Kewanee residence. The cause of his death is pending toxicology results. EARLIER REPORT Crews are searching for answers tonight a

OURQUADCITIES.COM - 2018-03-20 14:22:38

Police on scene of crash at War Memorial and Knoxville

PEORIA - Police were on the scene late Sunday of a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 10:30 p.m. at War Memorial Drive and Knoxville Avenue. Four people were taken to a local hospital, but the extent of their injuries was unknown. Three of them are in custody, Peoria police Lt. Cory Huff said. On

PEKIN DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-19 04:51:17

Driver cited for striking ISP squad car Sunday on I-74

WOODHULL - A South Carolina man received a traffic ticket for his role in a car crash with an Illinois State Police cruiser. Lelland Sonius, 58, Rock Hill, South Carolina, was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash at mile marker 35 on eastbound Interstate 74. That is about three miles s

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2018-03-19 17:43:43

Judge appoints public defender in child porn case

GALESBURG - A public defender has been appointed for a Knoxville man charged with 15 counts of possession of child porn. Jerald R. Turner, 47, Eiker Drive in Knoxville, made a court appearance Monday afternoon before Circuit Judge Raymond Cavanaugh when the counsel decision was made. The Knoxville m

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2018-03-20 02:12:25

Police identify man killed by Metrolink train in Fairview Heights

Police have released the name of the 74-year-old man killed on the Metrolink tracks Saturday night in Fairview Heights. Jimmie L. Smith, of East St. Louis, was struck by a Metrolink train at about 8 p.m. Saturday east of the Fairview Heights station in what police described as an unlit area of the l

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-19 19:48:00

Man dies after crash in Henderson County

Tire marks on road HENDERSON COUNTY, Illinois - One man is dead after a crash that happened near the area where Route 94 intersects with Henderson County Road on March 14. A 42-year-old man from Little York, Illinois was killed when his 2011, red, Chevy pickup truck left the roadway and struck a gua


Second Burger King could come to Galesburg

GALESBURG - Another Burger King could come to Galesburg, this time on the opposite side of town. Group 2029 Inc., the Danville-based Burger King franchisee that owns the location at 2310 N. Seminary St., has proposed to bring a second location to the southeast corner of East Main Street and Grand Av


Galesburg considers hiring full-time rental inspector

GALESBURG - The city of Galesburg is considering hiring a full-time employee to inspect rental properties, but the details of the hiring remain to be determined. City Manager Todd Thompson said Tuesday that when Sue Davidson, community service supervisor for the city, retires later this year, one op


West Berrien Street Road Closure

Galesburg, ILL - Weather permitting the Galesburg Sanitary District plans to close West Berrien Street, between Henderson and Holton Street, beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 19, for sanitary sewer repair. It is anticipated the work will be complete by Friday, March 23, During the closure, the


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police: Abingdon man's death was suicide

ABINGDON - An Abingdon man was pronounced dead of an apparent suicide at a Peoria hospital early Tuesday. According to an Abingdon Police Department news release, authorities responded to a home in the 900 block of North Ellison Street at about 8:11 p.m. Saturday, March 10, for a possible suicide at


Galesburg High School students join national walkout

GALESBURG - Students from Galesburg High School joined thousands of their peers across the country Wednesday to participate in the national walkout. Inspired by students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida - where 14 students and three adults were slain Feb. 14 - 210 stude


Stranger's Facebook message reunites family with dog stolen six months ago

EAST MOLINE, Ill. - Left unattended for only 30 minutes, Feather was stolen right out of the Martin's fenced backyard six months ago. The family tried desperately to find their beloved Siberian husky. >> Read more trending news They had nearly given up hope until recently, when Briana Martin got a


Galesburg man charged in shooting incident Monday

GALESBURG - A Galesburg man is in the Knox County jail on charges related to a shooting incident Monday on Bateman Street. Malik L. Morris, 21, Arnold Street, will be read his formal charges this afternoon during a video court appearance. Galesburg police said Tuesday morning a handgun was fired in