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Roy C Lackey (37) 1366 Michelle Ct for Speeding at 16th & Broadway. PTC Amber R Starman (26) 1328 Ohio…

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Vets Home Master Plan open house set for Thursday

Vets Home Master Plan open house set for Thursday

by Jim Dewey

Event set for 4-7 PM at Lippincott Hall

Quincy plan to keep storm, sewer runoffs separate adopted by EPA

Quincy plan to keep storm, sewer runoffs separate adopted by EPA

by Scott Hardy

Revised plan to be implemented over 20 years with no additional rate hikes

Lee County economic group eliminates CEO position

Lee County economic group eliminates CEO position

by Scott Hardy

Lee Co. Economic Development Group focusing on 5-year plan

Over 1200 people already cast ballots in Adams County

Over 1200 people already cast ballots in Adams County

by Scott Hardy

County Clerk Chuck Venvertloh says office open this Saturday

Council Okays Riverfront Bonds

Council Okays Riverfront Bonds

Construction could begin this fall

Hannibal's riverfront project got its funding Tuesday night as city council members gave first reading…

Durbin wants closer monitoring of Beardstown pork plant

Durbin wants closer monitoring of Beardstown pork plant

by Scott Hardy

JBS accused of dumping nitrogen into tributary of Illinois River

Palmyra schools to get $4,000 in seized cash

Palmyra schools to get $4,000 in seized cash

by Scott Hardy

Marion Co. Prosecutor David Clayton announced bequest

Bond for Monroe County murder suspect stays at $500,000

Bond for Monroe County murder suspect stays at $500,000

by Scott Hardy

James Addie accused of shooting fiance on eve of wedding

Quincy City Council approves $1 million bid for North 18th project

Quincy City Council approves $1 million bid for North 18th project

by Scott Hardy

New sewers this fall, new water pipes and street repair next year

Quincy man sentenced to 10 years in Federal prison

Quincy man sentenced to 10 years in Federal prison

by Scott Hardy

Dominic Hood pleaded Guilty to meth distribution charge in July

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Op-Ed: These Illinois Halloween laws might scare you

How old is too old to trick-or-treat? And what time should Halloween festivities begin and end?

Illinois cuts bureaucracy by moving more state services online

More and more of Illinois government is moving online.

Local governments struggling with pension dinged by credit rating agency

The negative credit outlook for Illinois' capital city is an example of how growing local unfunded pension liabilities are affecting municipalities across the state.

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Baltimore cops to flood streets with 230 more officers amid homicide spike

Police desk jobs are temporarily becoming a thing of the past in Baltimore as the embattled city gears up for an “all hands on deck” fight to combat a recent surge in homicides.

Florida man shot outside bar after rejecting shot inside bar, officials say

A Florida man who rejected a free shot at a bar was instead shot at outside the bar, in a startling incident caught by surveillance cameras.

Arizona man, 62, falls into mine shaft, breaks bones and kills 3 rattlesnakes before being rescued days later

A 62-year-old man was rescued from the depths of an Arizona mine shaft Wednesday -- two days after he plunged into the pit and began an ordeal during which he nursed his numerous injuries while simultaneously fending off a trio of rattlesnakes, officials said.

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Report: Illinois’ budget health is the worst in the nation

A new university study ranks Illinois last of all 50 states for fiscal health. Pension reform and spending caps are essential for recovery.

Sears files for bankruptcy despite decades of Illinois tax breaks

Sears, a long-time beneficiary of Illinois tax credit programs, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Politically connected Rosemont employee earns 5 times the typical area household

Christopher Stephens’ family ties landed him a position in local government – and an annual income far eclipsing that of local taxpayers.

Pension costs ravaging Rockford’s budget as leaders consider police and fire cuts

Rising pension costs in Illinois’ fifth-largest city are pushing Rockford near the edge of a fiscal cliff – a fate that officials are looking to reverse with a series of steep public service cuts.