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Shots Fired in Downtown Dubuque Thursday Night(June 23)

Dubuque police say they are investigating a shooting in downtown dubuqueThursday night. Police officers responded to the 2300 block of Central Avenue just after 8pm after a shooting was reported. Shell casings were found in the area. No injuries were reported, but two residences and one vehicle were damaged. The...
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A Crossbow Wielding Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges in Galena

A Jo Daviess man has been taken into custody after a domestic dispute involving a crossbow shooting. The near-miss tragedy may yet have a bad ending for the perpetrator, who now faces multiple charges, including Attempted Murder and Aggravated Battery. The Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office reports that on Wednesday,...

Deputies: Man charged with attempted murder, battery after shooting a man with a crossbow and arrow in Galena

GALENA, Ill. (KWQC) - A Galena man was charged after deputies say he shot a man in the back with a crossbow and arrow Wednesday in Galena. Ronald A. Smith, 35, is charged with two counts of attempted murder, a class X felony, punishable by up to 30 years in prison for each count, and two counts of aggravated battery, a class 3 felony, punishable by up to 5 years in prison for each count. He is currently being held at the Jo Daviess County Jail on a $500,000 bond.

Galena man charged with attempted murder with crossbow

UPDATE: A 35-year-old Galena man has been charged with attempted murder. The Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office reported Friday that on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at approximately 9:08 p.m., a 911 call came in that a person at a Powder House Hill Road residence had been shot with some type of weapon. The following information is being released regarding this investigation:

Body of Dubuque man recovered from Mississippi River after search

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The body of a man who went missing on the Mississippi River this week was recovered Friday afternoon, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office announced. The sheriff’s office stated that Alan Hartig, 51, was found around 12:45 p.m. Friday by a University of Dubuque flight school helicopter, about 2 miles south of where he was last seen wading in the water.

Authorities searching Mississippi River for missing boater

DUBUQUE, Iowa ( State Journal) — Authorities are searching for a Dubuque man who is missing after his boat went adrift in the Mississippi River. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office was notified around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday that 51-year-old Alan Hartig was in the waters off Finley’s Landing on the Wisconsin side of the river.

Galena man shot with crossbow, runs from attacker and finds help

GALENA, Illinois (KCRG) - At approximately 9:08 pm on Wednesday, the Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting that an individual had been shot. Investigators say that up until April 2022, Ronald A. Smith had been a resident of Galena until a domestic violence incident occurred between Smith and his now-estranged wife. Since then, Smtih had moved away from Galena and was thought to be living in Colorado.

Catfish Charlie’s Goes Great with National Catfish Day!

Chalk it up to a 72-pound flathead swimming around in the Missouri River, but I've had catfish on the mind for the last 24 hours. Also swimming in my head is a trip I took with my father and some friends to Dubuque's very own Catfish Charlie's last month. It was my first experience at the seafood restaurant since moving to the area — and not my last.

Body of Dubuque man missing on Mississippi River found

GRANT COUNTY, Wisconsin (KCRG) - On June 24th, officials found the body of the man who went missing on the Mississippi River last Wednesday. Investigators say 51-year-old Alan Hartig was in shallow Wisconsin waters just off the shore of Finley’s Landing when his pontoon, which was beached on the sand bar, began drifting down the river. He was last seen pursuing it in the shallow waters.