Bond has been set at $75,000 for a Rochester man accused of bringing more than a pound of marijuana into Illinois on an Amtrak train with plans to sell it. Galesburg police arrested 28-year-old Kriss Barton on Thursday during a stop on a train journey that began in Arizona. The charges against him include possession with intent to deliver marijuana. Officers with a K-9 unit responded to Galesburg’s Amtrak station after receiving a tip. Authorities say a search of his luggage turned up 589 grams of marijuana, along with more than 60 hydrocodone tablets and one small plastic bag of cocaine.
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It won’t be at Tuesday night’s Springfield City Council meeting, but it may not be long before aldermen formally consider the proposals submitted for what to do with the former YWCA block downtown near the Governor’s mansion.
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The changes include a new principal for Springfield High School.