It may seem surprising to see Fieldcrest High School fans in orange, not their usual navy and blue. But those fans are trying to give a boost to a high schooler in the midst of a serious medical fight.
Police Chief Eric Echevarria says over 50 vehicle stops were conducted resulting in several citations and numerous warnings, 15 arrests were made, illegal narcotics and drug paraphernalia were seized, 18 tickets were issued, 6 vehicles were impounded, and five illegally firearms were seized.
More than half the state’s elected County Sheriffs have announced their exit from the profession since passage of the Safe-T Act, according to Spain. Most cited the attacks by politicians on law enforcement.
OSF HealthCare St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg has established a hotline for receiving calls of Cottage Hospital-Clinic patients who want to transfer their care. The hotline number is 309-344-9438.
A local high school is one of only ten schools statewide to receive almost $100,000 to curb violence. Those 10 are getting part of a $3 million dollar grant to boost school safety and keep violence out of the halls.
A new Illinois law in effect January 1 this year is meant to make it easier for Illinois residents who own a Firearm Owner’s Identification Card and a concealed carry license. But for some gun store owners, it’s still too much.