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Moore says he won't seek re-election

Moore says he won't seek re-election

by Scott Hardy

Two-term Mayor made announcement Thursday online

Several local schools get grant money for technology

Several local schools get grant money for technology

by Scott Hardy

CARES Act funding will help districts, students get connected online

More youth are catching COVID-19 in Adams County

More youth are catching COVID-19 in Adams County

by Scott Hardy

Out of 17 new cases Sunday, 8 are aged 10-29

Bond set for suspected WIU shooter

Bond set for suspected WIU shooter

by Scott Hardy

Kavion Poplous appeared in a Cook County court-room

Murder case involving owner of former Quincy restaurant delayed

Murder case involving owner of former Quincy restaurant delayed

by Scott Hardy

Next hearing for William "Chris" Niemet set for December 16

Adams County COVID-19 positives go over 900

Adams County COVID-19 positives go over 900

by Scott Hardy

14 people tested positive Wednesday; total now at 912

JWCC Board votes to sell Kinscherff Center

JWCC Board votes to sell Kinscherff Center

by Scott Hardy

$125,000 from sale will go into scholarship fund

Audit alleges Center City Clerk embezzled over $300,000 from city

Audit alleges Center City Clerk embezzled over $300,000 from city

by Scott Hardy

Tracey Ray accused of using money for credit card bills, personal payments

Adams County COVID cases nearing 900

Adams County COVID cases nearing 900

by Scott Hardy

14 more people tested positive Tuesday; total now at 898

WIU student out of surgery after being shot on campus

WIU student out of surgery after being shot on campus

by Scott Hardy

Authorities looking for Kavion Poplous, 18, in Tuesday night shooting in Thompson Hall

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Student athletes and parents sue to play fall sports

(The Center Square) – Illinois is the only state in the Midwest not allowing high school football this fall. Some parents and athletes have had enough.

Bishop Paprocki: ‘Real legal and constitutional concerns’ over ‘extraordinary’ COVID-19 shutdowns

(The Center Square) – Springfield’s Catholic Bishop is arguing against government-imposed shutdowns, saying the extraordinary measures to mitigate COVID-19 should be avoided in the future.

Forensics coach expects policy to take back seat to politics during first presidential debate

(The Center Square) – A Northern Illinois University forensics coach is expecting a familiar theme with Tuesday night’s presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

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Good Samaritan turns in wallet, leading to arrest of Central Florida man for meth trafficking

An alleged meth trafficker was arrested after a good Samaritan turned in the suspect’s wallet to police in Florida, according to a report.

Pennsylvania mom, daughter plead guilty in murders of 5 family members

A Philadelphia-area mother and daughter have pleaded guilty to killing five family members -- including three children -- over two days in their apartment last year, authorities said Monday. 

Woman's profanity-filled meltdown on flight to Detroit caught on camera

A woman's full-blown meltdown on a Michigan-bound flight has been caught on camera in a video obtained by World Star Hip Hop on Sunday. 

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Madigan gives $2M to Illinois Democratic Party, its largest donation in history

Undaunted by his implication in a bribery scandal, Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan within the past month transferred $3.25 million to the state party.

Pritzker progressive tax campaign wastes over $200K on ads in California, Texas

Pushing a $3.7 billion tax hike to people who can’t vote in Illinois is an unusual way to spend some of Pritzker’s $56.5 million donation.

Taking a photo of your filled-in ballot is a felony in Illinois

State lawmakers across the country have struggled to square ballot secrecy with the advent of smartphones and social media.

Madigan refuses to appear before House committee probing his ComEd bribery scandal involvement

Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan has formally declined an invitation to appear before the Illinois House committee tasked with investigating his involvement in the ComEd scandal.