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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
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.
Pay It Forward salutes Sterling’s Loaves and Fishes program
STERLING, Illinois – First United Methodist Church smells like a neighborhood diner these days. That’s where you find the Loaves and Fishes program at 501 Broadway Avenue. It hosts a free community breakfast for about 100 guests from 8:45-10:45 a.m., each Monday through Friday.
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
Beal sets career high for Ri
Rock Island 71, Rock Falls 63: Rock Island senior Brea Beal followed up her Rocky career-record setting game on Saturday by scoring a career-high 38 points in the road win. Beal had three of the team's eight triples and was 9-of-13 from the line. Hannah Simmer and Brooklyn Larson each scored nine fo
Colmone Classic, championship: Hall never quit
Throughout the week, the boys basketball Colmone Classic has been creating memories and great action on the hardwood. Saturday, the final day of the classic, didn’t disappoint or fail to live up to the high-level basketball standards set in the previous days.
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
Boys roundup: Rockets win Colmone Classic
Rock Falls won the Colmone Classic, holding off a late rally by Hall to beat the hosts 61-58 in the final. The Rockets used a 12-0 first-quarter run to take a 16-11 lead, then opened the second quarter with a 10-2 run. After three quarters, Rock Falls led 49-37, but a 10-2 Hall run got the Red Devil
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:
Selle: Illinois is lighting up for a new cash crop
In those halcyon hippie-dippy days, some stoners would spend their dazed phases wondering what would happen when marijuana was legalized and Big Tobacco got a stake in the cannabis culture. Or so I’ve been told.
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.
Rockets win title again at Colmone
Rock Falls won the Colmone Classic, holding off a late rally by Hall to beat the hosts 61-58 in the championship. The Rockets used a 12-0 first-quarter run to take a 16-11 lead, then opened the second quarter with a 10-2 run. After three quarters, Rock Falls led 49-37, but a 10-2 Hall run got the Re
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.
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
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
Unregulated Sweepstakes Machines Concern Illinois Town
The town of Forest Park has an ongoing debate on the legalization of video gaming terminals and how to regulate them. However, another problem exists. The town has recently seen an influx of unregulated sweepstakes machines. These machines are illegal. They are also not bringing in revenue, which is
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
BOYS BASKETBALL: Hall reaches Colmone final
The flowing fog remained trapped outside of the Red Devils Gymnasium as the Hall boys basketball team needed clear vision and all of the focus it could muster in a Colmone Classic semifinal on Friday.
Snow, Rain Return After Dry Start To Week: Illinois Weather
The chance for snow and rain will return mid-week, after several days of dry and sunny weather. First, it will be dry and sunny on Monday and Tuesday, with temps near 40 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
Local sports shorts from Saturday
Ottawa Holiday tournament: The Rams split their games on Saturday, with a win against Newark in overtime 49-42 and a loss to LaSalle Peru 40-36. In the game against Newark, sophomore Katelyn Oleson put up 20 points. Riverdale (10-3) only scored one point in the first quarter before coming back to wi