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Melodie McCandless, 51, reports the garage at 2803 Hampshire was entered on 7-12-18 and a Red/White Woman's…

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McKenzie pleads Guilty, gets 25 years

McKenzie pleads Guilty, gets 25 years

by Scott Hardy

Was set to go on trial Monday

Two Carthage residents arrested in early-morning drug raid

Two Carthage residents arrested in early-morning drug raid

by Scott Hardy

Hancock County Sheriff's Office says Jeffrey Schofield, Lindsay Cleesen face charges

Adams County authorities make three meth arrests Thursday

Adams County authorities make three meth arrests Thursday

by Scott Hardy

Sheriff's Office made arrests at traffic stop, and during raid on a Quincy home

Quincy man arrested for gun store break-ins

Quincy man arrested for gun store break-ins

by Scott Hardy

Darion Simms, 18, picked up Thursday morning during break-in

Cramsey announces bid for IL 94th House seat

Cramsey announces bid for IL 94th House seat

by Jim Dewey

Challenged Randy Frese to debates at Friday announcement in Washington Park

QPD investigating incident on southwest side

QPD investigating incident on southwest side

by Scott Hardy

14-year old boy said his head was grazed by a bullet Thursday

JWCC adopts nearly $15 million balanced budget

JWCC adopts nearly $15 million balanced budget

by Scott Hardy

First budget increase in six years

Jenkins to take chances at trial next month in attempted murder case

Jenkins to take chances at trial next month in attempted murder case

by Scott Hardy

Turned down plea deal at Wednesday afternoon hearing

August trial date in 2015 Quincy murder case stricken

August trial date in 2015 Quincy murder case stricken

by Scott Hardy

Steven Gavin's defense can't find cell phone expert; hearing set for August 15

Adams County Sheriff's Office makes two arrests involving child victims

Adams County Sheriff's Office makes two arrests involving child victims

by Scott Hardy

32-year old Brian Ellis, 36-year old Dorina Heiden charged in separate incidents

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Change in law allows doctors to hire more physician assistants in Illinois

Previously, the law limited doctors to working with only five physician assistants. Now, that number rises to seven and the limit will be completely dropped in rural parts of the state.

Elections officials: Illinois’ decentralized election jurisdictions is built in security

A local election official is making it clear: There’s a difference between Russian bots and trolls putting out fabricated stories on social media and hackers changing votes on the local level.

Illinois Top 200 voters are picking the state's best musicians

Illinois' bicentennial best-of voters are picking the state's best musicians.

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1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff

A man who in a standoff with police inside a Los Angeles supermarket is suspected of shooting his grandmother and girlfriend earlier Saturday and led police on a pursuit through the city — at times shooting at officers — before he crashed outside the busy supermarket and ran inside, officials said.

Suspect in custody, at least 1 dead, after standoff at Trader Joe's in LA, police say

A suspect who allegedly barricaded himself inside a Trader Joe's store and held multiple people hostage -- not long after reportedly shooting his grandmother and another woman -- has been taken into custody, Los Angeles police said Saturday.

Police officer shot, in surgery in Fort Myers, Fla.; suspect in custody, police say

A police officer in Fort Myers, Fla., was in surgery Saturday night after being shot, according to media reports.

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Illinois jobs growth spikes in June, double the growth of the rest of the U.S.

Illinois added 18,100 new jobs in June, the highest monthly increase since summer 2017, but the Prairie State still lags behind the rest of the nation for the post-recession period.

Chicago, Cook County employees will see more money in their paychecks

At least 730 Cook County and 646 Chicago employees have been freed from paying forced union fees following the Janus v. AFSCME decision.

Janus decision means some Illinois state workers effectively see 2017 tax hike reversed

The 2017 permanent income tax hike took $732 from the median Illinois household, roughly the same as the $737 that will be returned to state workers who were previously forced to pay “fair share” fees to government unions.

Outgoing Lake Forest official poised to collect large pension following Amtrak lobbying scandal

Months after an investigation found Lake Forest’s city manager to have squandered $200,000 on unauthorized lobbying payments, the north suburban official announced plans to retire next year.