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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,...
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Illinois man shoots wife’s male friend with a crossbow

GALENA, Ill. (WTVO) — Police say Ronald Smith, 35, of Galena, shot a male friend of his estranged wife with a crossbow on Wednesday. According to the Jo Daviess County Sheriff, Smith had been a resident of Galena up until April 2022, when his wife reported a domestic violence incident. Police said until recently, Smith […]
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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...

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.

East Dubuque Issues Water Boil Order Until Wednesday

The City of East Dubuque has issued an order to residents to boil their water for drinking, food preparation, dishwashing, and personal hygiene such as brushing teeth. A post on the City of East Dubuque Facebook page states that the order does not include Frentress Lake. At a minimum, East...

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.

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:

Work to continue at busy Dubuque intersection, but placement, detours shifting

Work will continue on a busy Dubuque intersection, though the portion of it that is closed will change this weekend. Crews have been working on the western half of the intersection of the Northwest Arterial and Pennsylvania Avenue for the past three weeks. The City of Dubuque has announced that as of Saturday, June 25, the western half of the intersection will reopen while the eastern half closes for about three weeks.

It’s About to Get Harder to Fly to Disney World From These 4 Cities

It’s no secret that it’s getting harder to travel. The price of gas continues to fluctuate and airlines are frequently canceling and delaying flights. JetBlue has already announced that they would be cancelling many flights this summer, and now an airline has made the decision to stop service to some cities.