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Morrison woman gives a life saving gift
MORRISON, Illinois-- Seven kids, two parents and one strong understanding of the word 'family', that's how it always has been for the Proud family. "I think its just in our blood," says brother Greg Proud.
Steve McQueen’s missing 1979 Pontiac Trans Am pulled from Illinois barn
Although nobody could envision that 1980’s _The Hunter_ would prove to be Steve McQueen’s final motion picture, the fictionalised account of real-life bounty hunter Ralph ‘Papa’ Thorson boasted Hollywood’s usual McQueen-sponsored automotive carnage – albeit it with one major difference.
One woman dies after three-car crash in Whiteside County
WHITESIDE COUNTY, Illinois -- A woman is dead after officials say her van crossed the center line of Route 84 on Friday, Dec. 7. 73-year-old Judith Pray of Clinton was driving four miles north of Fulton when she crashed into a pickup truck, the Whiteside County Sheriff's Office said. A third car the
Triplett's competency questioned again
CLINTON — A man who was restored to competency in October was ordered last week to undergo an in-patient competency evaluation. District Court Judge Mark Lawson on Thursday ordered proceedings suspended. He ordered Tyrese B. Triplett, 27, undergo a psychiatric evaluation to determine whether Triplet
Clinton County District Court Activity
• One count of violation of probation against Travis M. Bousman, 25, of Davenport, was dismissed. A probation revocation was filed on Aug. 27. • Brandon L. Galloway, 21, 1212 S. 18th St., pleaded guilty to assault causing bodily injury or mental illness and was ordered to serve 10 days in the Clinto
Illinois veterans discuss the impact of service dogs
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- While many are honoring the former President George H. W. Bush's life, his service dog also seems to be deeply impacted by the loss. "I don't think there's anybody in America that saw that and didn't get a little teary," said LCC Kare 9 Military Ministry Coordinator Jim Morr
App gives safety personnel vital info
CLINTON — Lemke Funeral Homes is footing the bill for a Vital Ice app for Clinton County, an app that can help save lives. Vital ICE is an in-case-of-emergency mobile app that allows users to list, among other things, vital health information and emergency contacts. Emergency Medical Services and ot
This Week in History: 1998: Presidency in crisis
Tuesday, Dec, 17, 2013 -- Davenport gets in the SLEDDING BUSINESS | City workers prep 2 hills for officially designated areas. Sledding gets official status next week in Davenport on two hills in city parks. The driving range at Duck Creek Golf Course and a hill behind the Putnam Museum will be desi
Police: Illinois man charged after fabricating kidnapping story, triggering Amber Alert
FARMINGTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) - An Amber Alert issued Saturday was canceled after an investigation revealed the story was fabricated by the alleged victim, police said. The Amber Alert was issued Saturday afternoon around 5 p.m. when Mitchell Dutz told police with the Fulton County Sheriff's Departmen
Is Illinois next to tackle adult-use cannabis legalization?
Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker said during his campaign that he would push for this reform to overhaul the criminal justice system and help remedy the state’s enormous $8 billion budget deficit. Now, lawmakers like Democratic Representative Kelly Cassidy are at the drawing board, working to conceive l
New gun laws to take effect in Illinois
Firearm instructor Matt Courtney has his sight on two new gun laws in 2019 he says take aim at Illinois gun owners and new laws he says will reinvent the wheel. "There is nothing wrong with making sure someone is legit and ready to be a responsible gun owner, that's why we have a FOID program."
The Soft Pretzels At This Illinois Restaurant Are As Big As A Pizza
When you’re looking for comfort food, German cuisine’s got you covered. From savory schnitzel to spicy sausages, you’ll delight your tastebuds and fill your belly. Pretzels are one of the best German snacks, and this little restaurant serves up one that’s as big as a pizza:
Gorgeous sunrise in Central Illinois
We had a fantastic sunrise in Central Illinois this Monday morning. Here are just a few of the photos you sent to us.
Illinois hunter kills possible record-breaking buck
Illinois hunter Keith Szableswki’s massive buck may break the record for the most countable points in the country. Check out the full story from WSIL TV 3 here.
Q&A on area's sawmill history
Sometimes a Clinton Sawmill Museum guest asks a question that requires nuance. Even if you have the perfect nuanced answer, you forget one maybe, and now a guest tells everyone hundreds and hundreds of horses died every winter sledding logs. So these are some of those questions that we tend to sides
Report of Missing Illinois Infant a Hoax, Police Say
An Amber Alert in western Illinois has been cancelled after police say a man fabricated the kidnapping to get revenge after a drug deal gone wrong. Late Saturday night, an Alert was issued after a man claimed a 13-month-old boy was kidnapped while sitting in a car at a Circle K gas station in Farmin
Trump Defends Himself by Citing Rod Blagojevich, the Impeached and Imprisoned Illinois Governor
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blogojevich is currently serving a 14-year federal prison sentence for corruption and bribery, but that didn’t stop President Donald Trump from pointing to the disgraced Democrat’s plight as an example of overreach by federal prosecutors.
Illinois Sheriff Confirms Statewide Amber Alert Was Not True, No Child in Danger
The Peoria County Sheriff’s Office in Illinois said a story about a 13-month-old baby being abducted over the weekend was fabricated, according to reports. An Amber Alert was issued for Bentley Dutz, the child, after reports said he was in the back of a gold 2000 Ford Taurus when it was stolen at a
Two adults, teen girl arrested on cocaine-related charges
Two adults and one teen were arrested Thursday on cocaine-related charges. Hunter L. Ristau, 24, Mariann C. Poff, 23, and a 15-year-old girl all of Sterling, were arrested in the 600 block of West Second Street and charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance - cocaine (15-1
Details of Lovie Smith's two-year contract extension at Illinois emerge
Shortly after the conclusion of the 2018 season, Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman put any speculation of Lovie Smith’s job security to bed, extending the head football coach’s contract by two years.