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Census Bureau announces local contact plans for 2020 Census

Census Bureau announces local contact plans for 2020 Census

by Scott Hardy

Quincy, Hannibal will be first asked to go online

Knox County teen dead after weekend deer-hunting accident

Knox County teen dead after weekend deer-hunting accident

by Scott Hardy

Teen identified as Andrew Howe, 17, of Baring

HPD begins drug "assault" with six arrests

HPD begins drug

by Scott Hardy

Tyler Franklin, Michael Perry among those arrested in two separate searches

DeKalb man indicted on Child Battery charges

DeKalb man indicted on Child Battery charges

by Scott Hardy

Marquis Lidell indicted Thursday by Adams County Grand Jury

Bond set for Quincy man accused of stealing from employer

Bond set for Quincy man accused of stealing from employer

by Scott Hardy

$25,000 bond set Thursday for Joseph Scoggins

JWCC says it's keeping more students than national average

JWCC says it's keeping more students than national average

by Scott Hardy

Board learns tax levy won't increase

Two students hurt after Central School District bus hit

Two students hurt after Central School District bus hit

by Scott Hardy

Adams County Sheriff's Office says one student taken to Blessing Hospital as precaution

Bill to extend District TIF passes IL Senate

Bill to extend District TIF passes IL Senate

by Scott Hardy

State Sen. Jil Tracy sponsored measure to extend TIF to 2033

Quincy man accused of stealing over $100K from employer

Quincy man accused of stealing over $100K from employer

by Scott Hardy

Joseph Scoggins arrested Wednesday

New VA Clinic in Quincy to open later this month

New VA Clinic in Quincy to open later this month

by Scott Hardy

Clinic at former Best Buy will open November 25

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Illinois state Rep. Kam Buckner eyes plea deal before DUI case goes to trial

A state lawmaker from Chicago who pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol in Springfield could begin working on a plea deal, his attorney said Monday.

Bipartisan support for ‘fair maps’ in wake of corruption probes at Illinois statehouse

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle say one way to combat the culture of corruption in the halls of Illinois government is to remove politicians from the legislative map-making process.

Mandated sick pay could come for vote when Illinois lawmakers return in January

While it didn’t pass before lawmakers left for the year, a measure mandating Illinois employers give all employees, even part-time ones, earned sick pay could come up next year.

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Epstein accuser says she once took Bill Clinton's seat on private jet, saw bedroom floor made of mattress foam

A woman who came forward with accusations of child sex abuse against Jeffrey Epstein on Monday described a disturbing encounter with the now-deceased sex offender, said she took Bill Clinton’s seat on the “Lolita Express,” and noted bizarre bedroom floors made of mattress foam and being encouraged to cry after sex with the disgraced money man.

Colorado rancher Patrick Frazee convicted in brutal murder of fiancee Kelsey Berreth

Colorado rancher Patrick Frazee was convicted of murder Monday in the killing of 29-year-old fiancee Kelsey Berreth, after prosecutors said he beat her to death with a baseball bat while their 1-year-old daughter was in a nearby room, and then burned her body.

Man punches Little League umpire over disputed call, sheriff says

A Florida man who disagreed with a little league umpire's call last week punched him in the face, authorities said. 

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Illinois cellphone taxes are highest in nation, average $374 a year

Taxes alone hike the average Illinois cellphone bill by 31%.

Where you can and can’t buy recreational marijuana in Illinois

Many Illinois municipalities have voted to ban or restrict marijuana sales when it becomes legal for sale. Here’s a list of where pot will, won’t and might be legally bought.

Bill aims to pay Illinois lawmakers only for days they actually work

Lawmakers can currently work one day to qualify for a whole month’s pay. A bill to change that has been stuck in committee since the spring.

Former Chicago official had side job with red-light camera company

The former deputy aviation commissioner had an undisclosed position as a sales representative for SafeSpeed LLC. The red-light camera vendor keeps emerging in federal probes.