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QPD Blotter for October 17, 2018

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Leeanna L Fortney 39, Liberty, IL for uninsured vehicle, speeding in a school zone and no valid DL. Penny…

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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

Quincy murder suspect to get new lawyer

Quincy murder suspect to get new lawyer

by Scott Hardy

Steven Gavin felt public defender had conflict

Quincy Kmart to close by end of year

Quincy Kmart to close by end of year

by Scott Hardy

Closure result of Sears Holdings Chapter 11 filing

Children killed in Quincy house fire died of smoke inhalation

Children killed in Quincy house fire died of smoke inhalation

by Scott Hardy

Preliminary autopsy results released Monday

Two men charged after Sunday morning fights in Pittsfield

Two men charged after Sunday morning fights in Pittsfield

by Scott Hardy

Miguel Perez, 29, and Tomas Perez, 22 picked up by PPD

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Minority campaign staffers sue Pritzker, claiming discrimination

A group of African-American and Latino campaign staffers have filed federal discrimination charges against billionaire J.B. Pritzker, Democratic hopeful for Illinois governor.

Experts cast doubt on Illinois’ potential gambling revenue jackpot

Illinois officials have their eyes on a potential payday from legalizing new forms of gambling, but state revenue specialists warn that it may not be the jackpot they’re hoping for.

Budget groups: Pritzker's plans would cost taxpayers billions more

While a couple of state budget analysis groups differ on how much more Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker could spend if he's elected, they agree Pritzker will cost taxpayers more.

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Toddler found dead in suitcase dumped near train track had cocaine in system, autopsy reveals

The 2-year-old girl whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase and abandoned near New Jersey train tracks had cocaine in her system when she died, an autopsy report revealed Tuesday. 

Raging Texas floodwaters cause bridge to crumble, spur evacuations

Fast-moving water on a river in Texas that soared above flood stage caused a bridge to crumble Tuesday, sending chunks of concrete downstream -- and the entire incident was captured in a stunning video.

California bus crash injured 40, moment of impact seen in dashcam video

Newly released dashcam video shows the terrifying moment Sunday a bus lost control on a freeway in Southern California, careening out of control, smashing into a center divider and injuring dozens of people.

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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.

Schaumburg village manager rakes in 318% more than area’s median households

The highest-earning government employee in at least five municipalities far outpaces what typical local taxpayers in those areas bring in.