ALTON, Ill. (AP) — Surveillance video showing an Alton police officer pepper spraying two handcuffed teen inmates could cost the southwestern Illinois town’s police chief his job.
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WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Lake County State’s Attorney Michael Nerheim says he is closely monitoring the investigation into the shooting death by a Zion police officer of a northeastern Illinois teenager.
It would be easy to say the Galesburg Teachers Strike was WGIL’s Top Local Story of 2014. But, that’s not the only major issue the district had to confront this year, or is confronting.
The NAACP Galesburg Chapter Thursday hosted a forum involving the Galesburg School District and the Galesburg Education Association, addressing issues that arose following the two-week teachers strike at the beginning of the school year.