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Quincy man charged in Easter assault

Quincy man charged in Easter assault

by Scott Hardy

Steve Homan charged with one count of Aggravated Battery

QPD completes Barn investigation

QPD completes Barn investigation

by Scott Hardy

Results now with State's Attorney's office

Adams County pauses use of J&J COVID-19 vaccine

Adams County pauses use of J&J COVID-19 vaccine

by Scott Hardy

Will use Pfizer vaccine at mobile clinics this week

Runway construction at Quincy Regional to start in May

Runway construction at Quincy Regional to start in May

by Scott Hardy

Work on main runway will take 3-4 years to complete

City of Quincy to annex 14 properties

City of Quincy to annex 14 properties

by Scott Hardy

Located near city border on North 18th, Highland Lane and Koch's Lane

Quincy Fire Department names new Deputy Chief

Quincy Fire Department names new Deputy Chief

by Scott Hardy

Michael Dade named to replace his brother Demond Dade

Vets Home says number of residents dead from COVID-19 up to 27

Vets Home says number of residents dead from COVID-19 up to 27

by Scott Hardy

IDPH and IDVA reconciled case numbers; 1 employee tests positive

Memorial Bridge to close April 1 for 8 months

Memorial Bridge to close April 1 for 8 months

by Scott Hardy

$7.25 million dollar project will re-pave bridge deck, other repairs

Quincy 45 x 30 marketing contract approved

Quincy 45 x 30 marketing contract approved

by Scott Hardy

North Star Place Branding awarded 3-year agreement

Guard at Mt. Sterling prison pleads Guilty in inmate's death

Guard at Mt. Sterling prison pleads Guilty in inmate's death

by Scott Hardy

Willie Hedden to be sentenced in July

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As residents continue to wait for firearm permits, Illinois State Police propose ‘modernization’ bill

(The Center Square) – Republicans and Democrats at the Illinois statehouse acknowledge something has to be done about the state’s Firearm Owner Identification card and Illinois State Police officials say they have the answer.

Legislative platform aims to ensure funding for Illinois municipalities

(The Center Square) – The Illinois Municipal League is working with municipal leaders across the state in a legislative platform that aims to ensure long-term funding for cities, towns and villages.

Bill would tie state spending to household income growth

(The Center Square) – With research showing state spending grew 30% faster than Illinois’ median household income over the past decade, a new bill would tie spending in Springfield to growth in household income.

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This Day in History: April 15

Jackie Robinson, baseball’s first Black Major League player, makes his official debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Minnesota protester tells Fox reporter: Only way things change is 'if people start throwing things'

Former Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police officer Kim Potter "committed an act of war" when she shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright on Sunday, an anonymous protester outside the suburb's police station told Fox News Wednesday night.

California child protective agency declines to answer questions about mother accused of killing her 3 kids

The agency charged with protecting children from abusive homes in Los Angeles County has declined to comment on a case Wednesday in which a mother allegedly brutally stabbed to death her three children.

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Ald. Burke, Sen. Sandoval political crony guilty of lying about bribes

A longtime political operative for Chicago Ald. Ed Burke and the late state Sen. Martin Sandoval pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about bribes.

Illinois gas tops $3, highest since Pritzker doubled gas tax in 2019

Gas was $3.05 per gallon in Illinois. It was over $1 higher than a year ago and the highest since the state gasoline tax doubled to 38 cents per gallon and is set to increase again July 1.

Judge says taxpayers owe 2 Illinois senators who voted to reject raises

Judge rules in favor of two former state senators seeking the back pay they rejected and then crowed about rejecting. Ruling applies only to the pair.

Pritzker signs bill making it easier for Chicago Teachers Union to walk out on students

A new law gives the Chicago Teachers Union more leverage in contract negotiations, and more opportunities to go on strike. Eight of the nation’s 10 largest school districts prohibit teacher strikes.