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…


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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…