The sound of hail hitting your house or your car may have given you an early wake-up call yesterday, as the first real spring storm of the season caused very few problems otherwise in the Galesburg area.
The Galesburg-Area Chamber of Commerce yesterday helped Mel Foster Real Estate cut the ribbon on their new home at Main and Kellogg Streets, in the former Orpheum Theatre ticket office.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Ameren Illinois officials say crews have restored power to almost all of their customers who lose electricity during powerful storms.
THOMSON, Ill. (AP) — The federal Bureau of Prisons is hiring more than a dozen workers for the Thomson Correctional Center in northwestern Illinois.
EAST MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — A Quad Cities woman was sentenced to five years in prison for forgery after authorities say she lied about having cancer — even creating fake medical records — to swindle her boyfriend.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A 31-year-old central Illinois man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the 2013 shooting death of his wife.