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Yohn, Blackledge cases going to Grand Jury

Yohn, Blackledge cases going to Grand Jury

by Scott Hardy

A Springfield man and a Quincy woman, charged after an incident earlier this month where a victim was…

Founders of 2 by 4's for Hope out

Founders of 2 by 4's for Hope out

by Scott Hardy

Mark & Chris Lawrence no longer with organization

City of Quincy to pay over $8 million to police, fire pensions in '22

City of Quincy to pay over $8 million to police, fire pensions in '22

by Scott Hardy

Figure could rise to $12 million/year in 10 years

December murder trial date for Quincy woman stricken

December murder trial date for Quincy woman stricken

by Scott Hardy

Natasha McBride will be back in court December 1.

IL Vets Home resident dies of COVID-19

IL Vets Home resident dies of COVID-19

by Scott Hardy

30 residents have now died since start of pandemic

City Council hears 1st reading of Ward re-mapping ordinance

City Council hears 1st reading of Ward re-mapping ordinance

by Scott Hardy

Only 2nd, 4th and 5th Wards would see changes

Quincy businessman charged with 5 counts of illegal videotaping

Quincy businessman charged with 5 counts of illegal videotaping

by Scott Hardy

John Rokusek arrested Thursday; could face up to 200 counts

Quincy man accused of fatally shaking infant to go on trial in March

Quincy man accused of fatally shaking infant to go on trial in March

by Scott Hardy

Travis Wiley will go on trial March 14

Trial still on for Quincy woman accused of killing four in car crash

Trial still on for Quincy woman accused of killing four in car crash

by Scott Hardy

Natasha McBride will be in court next Friday for a hearing on six motions from her defense

Adams Co. Health Department to give kids Pfizer vaccine

Adams Co. Health Department to give kids Pfizer vaccine

by Scott Hardy

Vaccinations for kids 5-11 start Friday at Health Department

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Organized Retail Crime unit recovers millions of dollars in stolen goods

(The Center Square) – As “smash and grab” robberies increase around the country, Illinois authorities have recovered a treasure trove of stolen property.

Lawmakers discuss proposals for spending additional $350 million for K-12

(The Center Square) – A meeting with suggestions on how to spend $350 million of new funding for K-12 schools in the coming fiscal year has been delayed, but some warn the proposals could alter a bipartisan funding formula.

How Consumer Debt in Illinois Changed During the Pandemic

At the height of COVID-19 pandemic, the nation’s unemployment rate soared to 15%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. The fallout on American workers was immediate as many lost their paychecks or saw their wages plummet overnight. However, broadly speaking,…

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Colorado supermarket shooting suspect incompetent for trial

A judge ruled Friday that a man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket earlier this year is mentally incompetent to stand trial

Michigan school shooting: Community gathers at vigil to remember victims of high school tragedy

People attend a vigil downtown to honor those killed and wounded during the recent shooting at Oxford High School on December 03, 2021 in Oxford, Michigan.

South Dakota woman sentenced in 1981 death of infant son

A South Dakota judge on Thursday sentenced a woman to 10 years in prison for her infant son's 1981 death that went unsolved for decades.

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Masks off by holidays? Pritzker likely taking back his ‘gift’

New COVID-19 cases have surged across Illinois, leading some state leaders to question why the only state east of the Mississippi with a universal mask mandate is seeing worse case rates than those without a mandate.

Illinois among 20 states dragging down U.S. economic recovery

The pandemic caused the largest and shortest economic contraction in U.S. history. But as other states recovered, Illinois’ economy remained $17 billion below the pre-pandemic trend through the first half of 2021.

Invest in Kids Act could reduce inequality, lower crime in Illinois’ big cities

A solid education and satisfying employment will go a long way toward reducing crime in Illinois. State lawmakers already have a solution in place, but it needs a boost.

Nearly 1 in 3 Illinois students didn’t take assessment tests

Lots of Illinois students missed lots of school during 2021, meaning state test scores suffered. Chronic truancy led to drops across demographics.