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Adam fires away at the pumpkin shoot

Students, staff and faculty came out to try their trigger fingers out at the annual pumpkin shoot on Tuesday. The shoot was sponsored by the rifle team and all funds raised will go toward competition…


Local K-9 cop helps keep drugs off the street

Macomb, IL – The Macomb Police Department has a powerful tool at their disposal to help keep the city safe, but it’s not what you might think. K-9 Kappes is a talented dog who uses…


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…


Police: Man stabbed, several arrested outside local lounge

Several people are now facing charges after police responded to multiple fights along the intersection of North Lafayette and University Drive. The first incident happened outside the Kobra Hookah Lounge. A news release from the…


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…