CHICAGO (AP) — Four members of the Chicago City Council are proposing a measure that would ban the city’s police officers and others from using chokeholds when subduing suspects or other individuals.
Tom Meredith will be your host. We’ll talk with Galesburg High School girls sophomore basketball coach Mike Rux at about 7:15. In our ask the expert hour after 8:00, we’ll talk cars and winter car maintenance with Myron Miller.
Today is a big day for Galesburg’s Rotary Clubs, as ground will be broken on long-planned upgrades to Rotary Park in Galesburg. The upgrades include a new ice skating rink and a walking path among other things. The ceremony will be part of a day where Rotary Club International representatives will be in town. WGIL’s Will Stevenson will be at the groundbreaking, and will have a live report today at 2pm on WGIL.
Donald Eugene Nelson, 75, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away Friday, November 21, 2014 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, Illinois.
The Knox County Coroner has confirmed to WGIL one person was killed in a multi-car accident today on I-74 West. Details about the crash are still limited. As soon as we have more information we will bring that to you. The identity of the person killed is being withheld pending notification of the family.