QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A Quincy police detective’s decision to take another look at an unexplained death led to a first-degree murder charge this week against a former prosecutor and one-time University of Illinois football standout.
ALSIP, Ill. (AP) — A monument has been dedicated at a suburban Chicago cemetery that was the site of grave desecration scandal uncovered in 2009.
Mary Ellen Larson, 87, of Galesburg, died at 12:05 p.m. Sunday, August 24, 2014 at Heartland Health Care, Galesburg.
Roger A. Schwarz, 72, of Galesburg, died at 9:53 a.m. Wednesday, August 27, 2014 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, surrounded by his family.
Edward E. “Ed” Spry, 66, of rural Galeburg, died at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at home.
It’s off to Moline tonight for the Galesburg Silver Streaks football team. Weeks-long concerns about the ability of the team to play due to the teacher’s strike were finally laid to rest yesterday, and the Streaks will not have to forfeit their league opener to the Maroons.