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Champaign man convicted of Class X felony in October shooting

Champaign man convicted of Class X felony in October shooting

by Scott Hardy

Tywone Mitchell, 25, convicted of being an Armed Habitual Criminal

Changes made to Beaux Arts Ball

Changes made to Beaux Arts Ball

by Mary Griffith

High School boys now have a chance to win scholarship; event will be held in March 2022

New sentencing date set for former JWCC, QU star

New sentencing date set for former JWCC, QU star

by Scott Hardy

Joel Box to be sentenced July 19

Griggsville man charged with home repair fraud

Griggsville man charged with home repair fraud

by Scott Hardy

Derek Greenwood accused of faking employment, job skills

Adams Co. Board hires firm to vet future Federal spending

Adams Co. Board hires firm to vet future Federal spending

by Scott Hardy

County to get nearly $13 million in ARPA funds over two years

Quincy tables rental registration ordinance

Quincy tables rental registration ordinance

by Scott Hardy

Public hearings planned this summer

Former Center city clerk pleads Guilty in theft case

Former Center city clerk pleads Guilty in theft case

by Scott Hardy

Tracey Ray will be sentenced August 17

Moore named GREDF President

Moore named GREDF President

by Scott Hardy

Former Quincy Mayor starts Monday, hasn't ruled out future run for office

Brock named to QPS Board

Brock named to QPS Board

by Scott Hardy

Chamber Executive Director is first black woman to serve on School Board

Proposed QMG Hospital denied by State Board

Proposed QMG Hospital denied by State Board

by Scott Hardy

QMG has 14 days to submit more information

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Group launches fresh push to get caregivers in nursing homes vaccinated

(The Center Square) – A campaign is underway to persuade caregivers in long-term care facilities and nursing homes to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Police chiefs: ‘Ignorant’ scrutiny, not money, compounding Illinois recruitment problems

(The Center Square) – New regulations for police in Illinois combined with negative public sentiments have departments across the state facing recruitment shortfalls and some don’t think more money will help.

Fitch moves Illinois state government’s bond rating outlook to positive

(The Center Square) – Credit rating agencies are optimistic about Illinois' finances for the first time in a while, but one researcher said the news was overrated.

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This Day in History: June 25

"The Diary of a Young Girl," the personal journal of Anne Frank is first published. Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson, the “King of Pop,” die.

Security breach reported at LAX, car drives on runway, heavy police response

The Los Angeles Police Department responded Thursday night to a report of a security breach at Los Angeles International Airport, according to Fox 11.

FDNY veteran who responded to both World Trade Center terror attacks weighs in on Miami collapse rescue effort

The fact that rescuers heard banging sounds from beneath the collapsed Champlain Towers South apartment building in Surfside, Fla., just outside Miami, is a good sign that they may yet find additional survivors, according to a former FDNY member who responded to both terror attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City.

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Illinois’ doubled gas tax grows a little more July 1

When Illinois state lawmakers and Gov. J.B. Pritzker doubled the state gasoline tax in 2019, they built in automatic annual increases to avoid voting for future hikes. The tax increases another half cent on July 1.

Illinois workers 26% less likely to find a job in May than other workers

Illinois lost jobs in May as the state’s workers found themselves facing a tougher job hunt than workers in other states.

Starting July 1, computer checks for Illinois car insurance could end in $100 fine

Illinois drivers on July 1 will face automated computer checks for liability insurance twice a year. Failing to get insurance after the state sends a warning letter could end in a $100 fine.

Bill could help Illinois businesses recovering from pandemic restrictions

State lawmakers passed a bill allowing local governments to waive licensing fees and registration costs for businesses harmed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but it won’t spare them from state taxes.