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Car drives into Illinois River in Havana, Canton man killed
At 11:35PM, a male identified as Aaron Anderson, 35, of Canton was recovered and later pronounced dead at the scene by Mason County Chief Deputy Coroner Greg Cox.
Davenport woman charged with arson, assault
A Davenport woman was arrested Sunday night after police say she shot off fireworks at three people in an apartment and tried to burn them with a torch in September.Wendy Marie White, 36, no address listed, was booked into the Scott County Jail on first-degree arson, assault while participating in a
Farmington woman thrown from vehicle in crash
The Illinois State Police said a Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Richelle Keefauver, 46, of Farmington, was headed north on Illinois Route 78 on Saturday around 4:15 p.m. The vehicle crossed the fog line as it approached the intersection with Blue Spruce Road. Police said Keefauver lost control of the
teens suffer 3rd degree burns, use paint thinner during bonfire
Police arrived at midnight, but the victims were already taken to Cottage Hospital, then to the ‘Intensive Care Burn Center’ at St. John’s in Springfield – the closest resource of its kind in the area.
Unannounced new business will find a home in this struggling Fairview Heights strip mall
“They’ve signed a lease, but they’ve asked that we don’t share the news until they get farther along in the process,” said Paul Ellis, economic development director.
Commercialized marijuana is a bad idea, says Peoria doctor
PEORIA — With the legalization of recreational marijuana practically a foregone conclusion in Illinois, a retired Peoria doctor is trying to put the brakes on the process.Dr. Ray Bertino, a retired interventional radiologist who is on the board of the Illinois Society for Addiction Medicine, has bee
Illinois 200: Bradley U. founder at top of voters' groundbreaking women list
SPRINGFIELD — Voters in the Illinois Top 200 project have put Lydia Moss Bradley, founder of Peoria's Bradley University, at No. 1 on the list of groundbreaking women in Illinois history.
Moline Kmart will close as part of Sears bankruptcy
This closure is just the latest in a long line of companies that have left the Illinois side of the Quad Cities this year due to corporate failure or bad local business. In March,Toys R Us announced the closure of all of its U.S. stores. The next month,Younkers announced a liquidationleading to a nu
Two Galesburg teens suffer third-degree burns after bonfire accident
On Friday night, police were called to Rock Island Avenue, just south of Jason Wessels Park, after a witness heard a loud bang and saw a girl on fire.
One injured in head on car accident outside of Walcott
WALCOTT, Iowa– One person was taken transported to the hospital after a head on crash just two miles west outside of Walcott, Iowa.
CBD store opens in Davenport, as state licensed dispensaries ready for winter opening
When Margaret Zimmerman began feeling negative side effects from pain medication after heart surgery, she turned to Cannibidiol, or CBD oil, as an alternative."The opioids just don't work for me in my body, so I started using CBD products," Zimmerman, a Maquoketa, Iowa, resident, said. "Since I star
Lincoln vs. Douglas: Galesburg debate was turning point
The weekly Illinois Bicentennial series is brought to you by the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Illinois Press Association. More than 20 newspapers are creating stories about the state’s history, places and key moments in advance of the Bicentennial on Dec. 3, 2018. Stories published up
DNR: Repeated sewage leaks at local nursing home
A Pleasant Valley nursing home is facing a state-issued deadline to repair ongoing leaks from its wastewater treatment facility.An environmental specialist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, DNR, said complaints and inspections have been ongoing at Riverview Manor for nearly five years. S
Week 9 of The Score Pre-Game Pep Rally takes us to…Galesburg!
Friday, October 19, we’re heading to Galesburg High School, home of the Silver Streaks. The team takes on Granite City High School later that night.
Woman says guilty plea in Galva shooting was to protect her daughter
A former Peoria woman serving a 30-year prison sentence is seeking post-conviction relief, alleging she only pleaded guilty plea to spare her daughter.Angela S. Daum, 54, appeared in Henry County Circuit Court Friday for a brief hearing on her request. Judge Richard Zimmer said prosecutors will have
Shoe Carnival is moving to a new location in Fairview Heights; Fun park is closing
Shoe Carnival will move its Fairview Heights store into a new location later this year.Fairview Heights Economic Development Director Paul Ellis confirmed the company’s plans to move.The store will soon vacate its Market Place location at 4 Plaza Drive and move into the Lincoln Place Shopping Center
Mercer County sheriff candidate: Dustin 'Dusty' Terrill
Education:Graduated from Westmer High School in 1994, received associate of science eegree in law enforcement justice administration from Black Hawk College, and have 25 semester hours toward my bachelor's degree with Western Illinois University.
Police investigating armed robbery at Dollar General store
By Hana Muslichmuslic@bnd.comFairview Heights police are investigating a possible armed robbery at a Dollar General store near Illinois 159.Police dispatchers confirmed there was an active scene at the store at 5219 N. Illinois St., and advised the public to avoid the area.No more details were avail
London Mills will keep the festival after all
Thursday night residents learned whether or not the town would stay involved with the The Spoon River Drive festival, which is an annual long-standing tradition of art, history and culture.
Jim Nowlan: Illinois higher education — from best to bleakest
Today, in contrast, about half of all Illinois high school grads headed to college flee to institutions out of state. This can be turned around, but not without a renewed collaboration among state leadership on affordability, focus and understanding of the new realities.