October 2012


Holden Drive House Fire

On Friday October 5th at approximately 4:15 p.m. the Macomb Police Department, Macomb Fire Department, Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety and Illinois State Police responded to a report of a house fire at…



Stark County woman faces child endangerment charge

A mother in Stark County, Illinois, is facing charges after police say she dumped her 3–week–old daughter on the side of a remote country road. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office tells NEWS3 that 19–year–old Kendra…


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Self-defense courses offered at WIU

WIU will be hosting Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) courses every Tuesday this October. Individuals will learn the basic principles of self-defense from RAD Certified Police Officers from the Office Of Public Safety at Western Illinois…