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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…



Signs hanging on park fence under scrutiny

Signs hanging on park fence in Macomb are stirring up controversy among some residents. The city of Macomb has received numerous complaints from residents saying they are unattractive, distracting and blocking the beauty of the…


Severe drought continues to worsen across Midwest

Even with summer now over, the severe drought that has crippled crops across the Mid West continues. The U.S. Drought Monitor reports the nation’s drought has actually worsened, with about 65 percent of the lower…