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A lengthy law enforcement career is coming to an end in Galesburg. Police Chief David Christensen said he will retire soon.

Galesburg Honors Teenager's Heroic Act

May 25, 2016
T.J. Carson

An East Galesburg teenager is being hailed for his heroic efforts during what started as a routine day of fishing.  Dalton Sims, 13, received the Citizen Life Saving Award from the city of Galesburg for preventing a two-year-old child from drowning.

Rich Egger

During Monday's court appearance for the seven people accused in the shooting death of Dakota Tinkham, one of the dead teen's relatives yelled at the suspects, telling them he hoped they rot in prison.

Seven Arrested in Death of Galesburg Teenager

Mar 18, 2016
T.J. Carson

Galesburg police say they arrested seven people in the shooting death of a teenager in his home. But police have not revealed a motive for the shooting.

T.J. Carson

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

A United Front for Knox County Referendum

Sep 16, 2014
TJ Carson

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

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.

City of Galesburg

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

City of Galesburg

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

City of Galesburg

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

Former Galesburg Cop Might Receive Pension

Oct 31, 2013

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

No Charges in Fatal Dog Attack

Jun 11, 2013

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.


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