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Recent Crime News
Thursday Aug 25 | via The Daily Gazette
Adrian A. Rabadan, 22, of Sterling; 10:14 p.m. Wednesday at East Third Street and 15th Avenue; operating uninsured motor vehicle; given state citation. Dana L. Partello, 26, of Sterling; 5:51 p.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of First Avenue; two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, retail theft; given notice to appear in court. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 24 | via KWQC-TV Davenport
DIXON, Ill. - A former Sterling, Ill. elementary teacher who was charged with multiple felonies, including attempted first degree murder, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge on Tuesday. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 23 | via The Daily Gazette
DIXON – Attempted murder and other felony charges filed against a former Sterling elementary school teacher accused of attacking his boyfriend were dismissed today, his attorney said in a news release this afternoon. Mario Garnica Jr., 28, was a bilingual first-grade teacher at Jefferson Elementary School when he stabbed his then-boyfriend, Benjamin B. Brainerd, in the neck and beat him Jan. 19, 2015, in Brainerd's Dixon home, prosecutors said. Comment?
Sunday Aug 21 | via The Daily Gazette
Cole Ruckman and Jackson Jeffery combined to shoot a 71 to take top honors in the Rockford Jefferson Invitational on Saturday at Atwood Golf Course in Rockford. A best-ball format was used. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 17 | via The Daily Gazette
Shiloh's vest not only identifies her as a comfort dog, but it's also a cue to the canine that she's on duty. Shiloh, a comfort dog, sits at the feet of handler Pat Quinn at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church in Dixon. Comment?
Monday Aug 8 | via High Country News
"Any addict who walks into the police station with the remainder of their drug equipment or drugs and asks for help will NOT be charged," read the memo, posted to the page of the Gloucester, Massachusetts, police department. "Instead we will walk them through the system toward detox and recovery," the message continued. Comment?
Thursday Aug 4 | via The Daily Gazette
DIXON – A 35-year-old Dixon man is in Lee County Jail after being charged Wednesday with four counts of aggravated sexual abuse. Dixon Police Detective Sgt. Comment?
Monday Aug 1 | via The Daily Gazette
Char and Keith Huff of Dixon sign a banner Monday outside of the Dixon Police Station to show their support for the men and women in blue. Another banner was set up for signatures at the Lee County Sheriff's department. Comment?
Sunday Jul 31 | via The Daily Gazette
Charles J. Whitman, shown here in 1966, was a 24-year-old student at the University of Texas who killed 16 people and wounded 31 from the tower of the University of Texas administration building in Austin, Texas, on Aug. 1, 1966. Until the carnage by a student gunman at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, on April 16, 2007, Whitman's rampage the school's landmark 307-foot tower had remained the deadliest campus shooting in U.S. history. Comment?
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