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Brett G Evatt (23) 1120 Lind for Possession of Cannabis and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia at 3rd &…

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David Sampley fit to stand trial

David Sampley fit to stand trial

by Scott Hardy

Preliminary hearing in Pike County murder case set for February 5

Cancelations and Delays for Wednesday 1-23-19

by Jim Dewey

As of 6:50 ILLINOIS Astoria Opening at 10:00 AM Brown County Schools Closed Bushnell-Prairie City Closed…

Champ Clark Bridge Construction Still on Target.

Champ Clark Bridge Construction Still on Target.

by Jim Dewey

Weather has delayed progress this month on construction of the Champ Clark Bridge at Louisiana, Missouri. With…

Cancellations for 1-22-19

by Jim Dewey

ILLINOISAstoria Opening at 10:00 AM Brown County Schools Closed Bushnell-Prairie City Closed Camp Point…

Area gets less snow than expected

Area gets less snow than expected

by Scott Hardy

Quincy, Hannibal get under 1"; highest amounts in Lewis Co.

Quincy residents again being asked to move vehicles

Quincy residents again being asked to move vehicles

by Scott Hardy

Voluntary compliance to move vehicles off Snow Emergency Routes starts at 6 PM

QND Fund set goal of $438,000

QND Fund set goal of $438,000

by Jim Dewey

Quincy Notre Dame High School kicked-off its 42nd annual Fund Drive Friday with a goal of $438 thousand…

QPD conducting death investigation after incident on Northwest side

QPD conducting death investigation after incident on Northwest side

by Scott Hardy

Incident happened last Thursday; woman died Wednesday night at Blessing

Autopsy: St. Louis ballerina found at Mark Twain Lake drowned

Autopsy: St. Louis ballerina found at Mark Twain Lake drowned

by Associated Press / Scott Hardy

Monroe Co. Coroner says manner of death still unclear

Hannibal BPW to hold forums in March on Prop S

Hannibal BPW to hold forums in March on Prop S

by Scott Hardy

If approved, measure would charge user fee to maintain city's storm water system

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Op-Ed: Limited school choices hurt Illinoisans

Hundreds of thousands of Illinois parents have no choice when it comes to where they send their children to school. It's the public school nearest you or, well, nothing.

Illinois Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Chicago food truck case

The Illinois Supreme Court will decide if Chicago's food truck regulations, which require GPS tracking and prohibit parking near brick-and-mortar restaurants, are constitutional.

Illinois offers $100 million in state-backed loans to 8,000 furloughed federal workers

Illinois officials are offering state-backed loans to federal employees who haven't been paid because of the partial federal government shutdown, and state leaders are looking at ways to help others who could be affected if the shutdown drags on.

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National Shrine confirms report that Native American activist allegedly tried to disrupt Mass

Officials at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday confirmed earlier reports that a Native American rights activist led several dozen people in an attempt to enter the shrine during a Saturday evening Mass.

American-born Iran TV anchor released in Washington after being detained for more than a week

An American-born journalist working for Iran’s state television service was released from jail Wednesday evening in Washington, D.C., 10 days after she was arrested, her family said.

Florida boy, 10, honors fallen law enforcement by running: report

A 10-year-old boy in Florida has reportedly found his own way to pay homage to fallen law enforcement officers – by running a mile for them.

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Chicago aldermen give up control of $100M workers’ comp program

A federal corruption charge against Chicago Ald. Ed Burke has led peers to hand control of the $100 million-a-year workers’ compensation program to the city finance department. Burke, who had overseen the program for decades, fought program oversight and staffed it with political allies.

Illinois ranks 46 out of 50 states in private sector jobs growth

Illinois’ fastest-growing jobs sector in 2018 was government – another sign the state needs pro-growth reforms to keep up with the rest of the country.

Chicago ‘tow-and-sell’ operation flips 50K cars, buries drivers in debt

Chicago has seized and sold nearly 50,000 impounded vehicles since 2011, hitching drivers to mounting debts, a recent investigation found. The city’s ticketing laws disproportionately harm low-income residents.

2 in 5 Chicago city workers are paid $100K or more

Chicago had nearly 15,000 municipal employees paid at least six figures in 2017, up more than 1,000 from the previous year. That’s more than 40 percent of the city’s workforce.