Applebee’s to close restaurants nationwide

The parent company of a casual dining restaurant with a location in Galesburg is planning on closing stores as sales continue to decline. A press release from, and a conference call with, California-based Dine Equity indicates that

Court records: plea deal in child porn case rejected

The case of a Galesburg man facing felony child pornography-related charges starts all over, after a Knox County judge did something not all that common in local cases – rejected the plea deal. Knox County Circuit Court

Police seize large amount of pot

Galesburg Police and Knox County Circuit Court records indicate a Galesburg man faces felony drug charges after he allegedly had 20 pounds of marijuana in his possession a week ago. Records indicate 34-year-old John Thielbert faces Class-X