The Illinois Sheriffs Association — including Knox County Sheriff David Clague, who is currently the Association’s president — are calling for enhanced penalties in Illinois for violations of “Scott’s Law”. It’s also known as the “Move Over Law,” and makes it against the law for motorists to not slow down and move over a lane if emergency vehicles with their lights flashing are on the side of the road. Clague talks about that and other issues with Will Stevenson on Galesburg’s Evening News.
Hunters in Illinois harvested fewer deer over the seven-day firearm hunting season compared to last year.
The District 304 School Board approved pursuing a $50,000 maintenance grant funded by the Illinois State Board of Education.
Two people were transported to St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg with unknown injuries following a two-vehicle traffic collision in northwestern Warren County.
Information is going out to parents regarding traffic pattern changes coming around Hedding Grade School in the A-Town School District.