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Garfield residence struck by gunfire on Friday

Galesburg Police early Friday afternoon (May 13th) responded to Garfield Avenue for a shots fired complaint. A home on Garfield Avenue was struck numerous times. A suspect vehicle was stopped near the intersection of Losey Street and Maple Avenue. According to police reports, a male subject heard about 15 shots while in his backyard and observed a blue Honda sedan traveling at a high rate of speed. Another male subject was able to provide dispatch with a license plate number. The witness also described a male suspect as a bald, shirtless, muscular man who departed on foot. Based on the witness’ accounts, the male subject in custody was released. A total of 13 shell casings were found in the area. The investigation is ongoing.
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Pekin woman dead after multi-vehicle crash in Mason County

A Pekin woman is dead and two others injured after a three-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon in Mason County. The Illinois State Police reports a Ford pickup driven by a 66-year-old Easton man was headed north on Illinois Route 10 approaching County Road 1300N when he began to slow to make a left turn.
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Pekin woman killed, two others hospitalized in Mason County motorcycle accident

MASON COUNTY (Heart of Illinois ABC) - A woman from Pekin was killed and two others were hospitalized after a multi-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon. Police say 52-year-old Tammy Moore was pronounced deceased on the scene. 56-year-old Charles Moore was life-flighted to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and 70-year-old Edward Parker of Peoria was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Pekin woman dies after crash in Mason County

MASON COUNTY, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — A woman from Pekin, IL has died after a car and motorcycle crash in Mason County on May 14, 2022. At around 3:15 p.m., Illinois State Police said a driver in a truck with a trailer attached was going north on I-10 near 1300N in Mason County.

Adeline Walton honored with memorial at Eastview

CANTON — Dec. 20, 2020, Adeline Violet Walton who had just turned 9 Dec. 5, lost her life in a house fire. She was the youngest daughter of Shane and Amanda and baby sister to Althea, Andrew and Huxley. Monday, May 9, her classmates, who are just completing fourth...

You Won’t Believe What Treasure Left In IL Abandoned Gas Station

You will be blown away by this unique treasure left behind in an abandoned gas station. Are You Surprised A Gas Station In Illinois Went Of Business?. Honestly, I am very surprised that a gas station went out of business in Illinois because gas is so expensive. Plus, they have all the items in their little markets too. I guess it could be one of those corners where there are multiple gas stations and they go into a price war.
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Pekin woman dead after motorcycles collide with truck in Mason County

EASTON, Ill. – A three-vehicle accident – two of which were motorcycles – claimed the life of a woman from Pekin. Illinois State Police say the accident happened at 3:16 p.m. Saturday on Illinois 10 in Mason County. Troopers say a truck being driven by a man from Easton was north on Illinois 10, hauling a trailer, and about to make a left turn when both motorcycles behind him attempted to pass, both striking the truck.

Gift shop, coffee shop, children's art camp among Galesburg Community Art center plans

GALESBURG — Visitors can expect to see new floors and fresh paint in the Galesburg Community Art Center next week as the space reopens to the public on Friday, May 20. Tuesday Cetin, executive director of the art center, said the opening reception will begin at 5 p.m. for members and 6 p.m. for the general public. The free event will present the art show “Bridges” by Dusty Scott and Stacy Lotz and include a cash bar.

Graham Hospital nationally recognized. Here’s why!

CANTON — Graham Hospital received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for spring 2022. This national distinction recognizes Graham Hospital’s achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error in the hospital. “We have a responsibility to provide quality patient care, it’s our mission. We are...

Rise and shine, it’s fishing time!

CANTON - Camp Big Sky is hosting their 13th Annual Fishing Tournament Saturday, May 21 at Giant Goose Ranch 25369 N Goose Ranch Rd, Canton. The Camp Big Sky Tournament pairs individuals with disabilities with experienced tournament fisherman in a Bass Masters style competition that provides a memorable experience. Participants...

Project 350 volunteers replace lost trees

Volunteers planted 14 trees in the playground and shelter area of Lake Storey Park on May 14 as part of Galesburg’s Project 350. Workers from the Lions Club, Sunrise Rotary, the Galesburg Tree Commission and the community completed the plantings in two hours. The Galesburg Heritage Days group asked the City Park Department to replace […]
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CI Hero: Astoria teenager influences through impact

ASTORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A high school senior in Astoria works to make a difference with every cause she is involved with. From Miss Astoria to helping spearhead a bed-building school-wide event, senior Audrey Briggs said supporting others is a core value. While the Fulton County town may be...