Galesburg police

Problems and Solutions Discussed
12:37 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Galesburg NAACP Forum Addresses Concerns About Police

Galesburg NAACP chapter President Candy Webb hosted the forum, and told the crowd that biases come in all shapes and sizes.
Credit T.J. Carson

At least 50 people attended the forum at the Boys and Girls Club. 

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Paying for 911 Improvements
4:15 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

A United Front for Knox County Referendum

For the second time this year, Knox County will ask voters to approve a tax hike to pay for upgrades to the 911 system. The first request was rejected in March.
Credit TJ Carson

Supporters of a proposed public safety tax in Knox County are using a “team approach” this time around.

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Locked Up in Knox County Jail
3:11 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Galesburg Bank Robbery Suspect Caught

Tyson Stevens is accused of robbing a Galesburg bank
Credit City of Galesburg

It did not take long for Galesburg police to identify a suspect in the robbery of F & M Bank, 21 East Main St.

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Stabbing Death
1:23 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Suspect Arrested in Galesburg Murder

Suspect Christopher Croom was arrested Monday morning in Chicago's northwest suburbs.
Credit City of Galesburg

Members of the U.S. Marshal's Violent Fugitives Task Force arrested the man wanted for a murder in Galesburg.

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Stabbing Victim Dies
8:47 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

Murder Investigation in Galesburg

Galesburg police say anyone who can help them catch Christopher Croom should call them at 309-343-9151 or call Galesburg Area Crime Stoppers at 888-266-0044.
Credit City of Galesburg

Charges against a Chicago man were upgraded after the Galesburg man he allegedly stabbed died.

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Victim was 15
12:02 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Two Arrests in Galesburg Murder

Brandon Kenney
Credit City of Galesburg

Galesburg police said they have arrested the two suspects wanted in the shooting death of a 15-year old boy.

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Resigned Amid Felony Charges
6:25 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Former Galesburg Cop Might Receive Pension

David Hendricks may receive his police pension after his felony conviction was vacated.

A former Galesburg police officer who resigned amid felony charges may still receive his police pension.

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Galesburg Boy Killed
3:35 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

No Charges in Fatal Dog Attack

Authorities say they won't file charges in the mauling death of a 7-year-old Galesburg boy who was attacked by a dog in March.

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Investigation Continues
6:40 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Boy Killed in Dog Attack


Galesburg police say they are still investigating a dog attack that killed a seven-year old boy.

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