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Rodney Belden (52) Quincy for DUI and No insurance in the 2400 block of College. Lodged  Mathias Obert…

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Brown County murder trial delayed to December

Brown County murder trial delayed to December

by Scott Hardy

John Dean was due to go on trial Monday; trial will now start December 6.

Oakley family gives $6.5 million to QU

Oakley family gives $6.5 million to QU

by Scott Hardy

School President Dr. Brian McGee says gift will help school, community

Report shows Monroe City not fully implementing audit recommendations

Report shows Monroe City not fully implementing audit recommendations

by Scott Hardy

State Auditor Nicole Galloway says only three of eleven recommendations are fully implemented

Man accused of beating QU student set for January trial

Man accused of beating QU student set for January trial

by Scott Hardy

Steve Homan to go on trial January 10

Former Quincy woman pleads Guilty in 2017 death of her son

Former Quincy woman pleads Guilty in 2017 death of her son

by Scott Hardy

Aushena Warren avoids death penalty with plea agreement

One seriously hurt in fiery Adams County crash

One seriously hurt in fiery Adams County crash

by Scott Hardy

Sheriff's Department says driver had to be pulled from his burning vehicle

Two face drug, weapons charges in Pike County, IL

Two face drug, weapons charges in Pike County, IL

by Scott Hardy

A Pittsfield man and a Louisiana, Missouri woman face drug and weapons charges after deputies saw a suspicious…

Quincy City Council to get rental property ordinance next month

Quincy City Council to get rental property ordinance next month

by Scott Hardy

The Quincy City Council learned Monday night they'll see an ordinance to set up a residential rental…

Adams County COVID-19 death toll rises to 137

Adams County COVID-19 death toll rises to 137

by Scott Hardy

Two people died over the weekend, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health

Adams County COVID death toll now at 135

Adams County COVID death toll now at 135

by Scott Hardy

Virus claims a victim for the third day in a row

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State and local government job growth lags as economy recovers

(The Center Square) – As the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, the return of jobs in much of the public workforce continues to lag.

Pritzker: Vaccine mandate will 'work itself out' despite concerns about testing costs

(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate is now in effect for college students, educators and most health care workers.

Illinois providing more funds for home energy assistance, other services

(The Center Square) – Illinois is tapping into more American Rescue Plan Act funds to help needy families with energy bills and other costs.

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New Orleans residents hold 'trash parade' protest after garbage pickup delayed 3 weeks post Hurricane Ida

Three weeks after Hurricane Ida slammed Louisiana, residents are facing an unpleasant consequence. Many people have not had their household trash picked up in weeks.

Vietnamese Americans help Afghan refugees: 'We were them'

In the faces of Afghans desperate to leave their country after U.S. forces withdrew, Thuy Do sees her own family, decades earlier and thousands of miles away.

Gabby Petito case: Forensic psychiatrist weighs in on Utah officers' bodycam footage, Laundrie family

Forensic psychiatrist Dr. Ziv Ezra Cohen believes there is more to the Moab City, Utah, Police Department's bodycam footage of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie than meets the eye.

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Over 100% of Danville municipal property taxes consumed by pensions

The average Danville household owns nearly $40,000 in state and local pension debt.

Illinois payrolls stagnant, unemployment rate 35% higher than U.S. average

Illinois’ non-farm payrolls only added 2,500 jobs from mid-July to mid-August. Unemployment was steadily high as the rest of the nation recovered.

Illinois misses deadline to repay $4.2 billion federal unemployment insurance loan

Illinois missed the September deadline to repay a $4.2 billion federal unemployment loan. Employers warn inaction by state lawmakers could ‘cripple’ businesses and the COVID-19 economic recovery.

2 things Waukegan can do to nurture students’ futures

With rising costs and sinking test scores, school district efficiency and pension reform provide ways to put more money into Waukegan classrooms and improve student achievement.