A candlelight vigil to be held in Galesburg Friday night is one of several hundred organized across the country to help bring awareness to the issue of immigration and alleged inhumane treatment of refugees in America. The organizers of “Lights for Liberty” — David Amor and Monica Cosaro — are hoping that both sides in the debate show up for the event, not just those on the side of the refugees. Amor and Cosaro talk with Will Stevenson on Galesburg’s Evening News.
The Knox County Sheriff says that a 30-year-old man has been served an arrest warrant on attempted first-degree murder charges.
A 34-year-old man has been charged in Monmouth with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child under the age of 13.
Farmers in the state are having a difficult year, what with the wet spring that led to late planting and now with the hot and dry summer.
Girls on the Abingdon-Avon cheerleading team will have the opportunity to compete in the district’s first competitive cheerleading team in the winter.