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Chicago man to enter plea next week in 2018 Quincy apartment shooting

Chicago man to enter plea next week in 2018 Quincy apartment shooting

by Scott Hardy

Christopher Beaver charged in shooting at Country Club Heights complex

Adams County Coroner places unclaimed remains of eight people in newly-acquired crypt

Adams County Coroner places unclaimed remains of eight people in newly-acquired crypt

by Scott Hardy

Ceremony held Tuesday in Golden

Quincy man charged in children's 2018 fire deaths appears in court

Quincy man charged in children's 2018 fire deaths appears in court

by Scott Hardy

William Brewer back in Adams County for initial hearing

Governor Pritzker to deliver first Budget address

Governor Pritzker to deliver first Budget address

by Scott Hardy

Watch speech starting at Noon

Mistrial declared in Quincy man's murder trial

Mistrial declared in Quincy man's murder trial

by Scott Hardy

Jurors couldn't reach a verdict after 13 hours of deliberation

Review Board staff sides with Blessing in dispute over proposed QMG Surgery Center

Review Board staff sides with Blessing in dispute over proposed QMG Surgery Center

by Scott Hardy

Report issued Tuesday ahead of March 5 meeting

March child porn trial for former Quincy daycare worker delayed

March child porn trial for former Quincy daycare worker delayed

by Scott Hardy

Nathan Caldwell faces seven counts in Adams County

Quincy man held on $200K bond, faces four child sex counts

Quincy man held on $200K bond, faces four child sex counts

by Scott Hardy

Jonathan Hoats arrested Friday by QPD

Hannibal man pleads Guilty to early-January shooting

Hannibal man pleads Guilty to early-January shooting

by Scott Hardy

Lamarr Minor sentenced to 15-year prison term

Quincy man pleads Not Guilty to child-sex counts

Quincy man pleads Not Guilty to child-sex counts

by Scott Hardy

Emmanuel Yisreal to go on trial April 8th

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Some optimistic, others worried, about Illinois’ budget future

Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposal for the coming budget received a largely partisan response.

Pritzker's budget plan calls for taxes on plastic bags, tobacco and marijuana

Gov. J.B. Pritzker's $39 billion spending plan relies on shoppers paying a tax for every plastic bag they take home from the store, along with higher taxes on tobacco products, revenue from recreational marijuana licenses, legalized sports gambling and a…

Pritzker seeks cigarette, vaping tax hikes

In an effort to balance his budget proposal, Gov. J.B. Pritzker is proposing a tax hike on cigarettes and a new tax on e-cigarettes.

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Mormon church won't oppose gay conversion therapy ban

The Mormon church says it won't stand in the way of a proposal to ban gay conversion therapy for minors in its home base of Utah, a position that advocates heralded as a milestone in the conservative state.

Feds: Coast Guard lieutenant compiled hit list of lawmakers

Prosecutors say a Coast Guard lieutenant is a "domestic terrorist" who wrote about biological attacks and had a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures.

Report: Witness says gate blocked when lion killed intern

A witness told authorities a gate blocked by a ball at a North Carolina animal preserve allowed a lion to reach three people cleaning an enclosure and begin a fatal attack, biting one intern's ankle and pulling her into the enclosure, according to a medical examiner's report.

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Pritzker budget would impose statewide tax on plastic bags

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposed state budget includes an estimated $19 million to $23 million in new revenue from a statewide tax on plastic bags. Illinois would be the only state in the nation to levy such a tax.

Pritzker progressive income tax model would hike taxes on typical Illinois family

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has pointed admiringly to other Midwestern states’ progressive income tax structures, but taxes on the median Illinois family would go up under all of them.

Cullerton spending cap would avert future Illinois tax hikes

State spending has grown nearly 50 percent faster than Illinoisans’ incomes during the past decade. State Sen. Tom Cullerton, D-Villa Park, has proposed a constitutional spending cap that offers a long-term solution to the state’s budgetary problems.

House bill would give way to rent control in Illinois

Illinois has prohibited local rent control ordinances since 1997. A bill in the Illinois House would establish six regional rent control bureaucracies across the state.