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Jessica M. Kamphaus (29) 5222 Hwy 24 East, Quincy for possession of a controlled substance. Lodged Charlene…

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Quincy residents again being asked to move vehicles

Quincy residents again being asked to move vehicles

by Scott Hardy

Voluntary compliance to move vehicles off Snow Emergency Routes starts at 6 PM

QND Fund set goal of $438,000

QND Fund set goal of $438,000

by Jim Dewey

Quincy Notre Dame High School kicked-off its 42nd annual Fund Drive Friday with a goal of $438 thousand…

QPD conducting death investigation after incident on Northwest side

QPD conducting death investigation after incident on Northwest side

by Scott Hardy

Incident happened last Thursday; woman died Wednesday night at Blessing

Autopsy: St. Louis ballerina found at Mark Twain Lake drowned

Autopsy: St. Louis ballerina found at Mark Twain Lake drowned

by Associated Press / Scott Hardy

Monroe Co. Coroner says manner of death still unclear

Hannibal BPW to hold forums in March on Prop S

Hannibal BPW to hold forums in March on Prop S

by Scott Hardy

If approved, measure would charge user fee to maintain city's storm water system

Quincy man convicted on sexual assault, child porn charges

Quincy man convicted on sexual assault, child porn charges

by Scott Hardy

Bobby Hill could get up to 60 years in prison when he's sentenced Feb. 27

USDA Temporarily Reopens FSA Offices for Limited Services During Shutdown

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Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that many Farm Service Agency offices will reopen temporarily over…

Quincy man set to go on trial next month for 2015 murder

Quincy man set to go on trial next month for 2015 murder

by Scott Hardy

Steven Gavin will have a 5-6 day trial, starting February 11

Food Delivery Comes to Quincy

Food Delivery Comes to Quincy

by Jim Dewey

Instacart to start deliveries Thursday

Shopko files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Shopko files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

by Scott Hardy

Quincy store to stay open; will close Memphis, MO, Ft. Madison and Burlington stores

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Pritzker skips over public health option in inaugural speech

Gov. J.B. Pritzker campaigned on developing a public option for people in Illinois to buy less expensive health insurance at no cost to taxpayers, but he didn’t address that in his inaugural speech.

Pritzker calls for complete audit of Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs after Legionnaires' disease outbreak

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order Friday that requires a complete audit of procedures at the state Department of Veterans’ Affairs after more than a dozen deaths from Legionnaires' disease at a state-run facility in recent years.

Pritzker orders immediate jobs study for emerging industries in Illinois

Illinois' new governor wants to have a road map, by April, of where Illinois needs to invest to grow jobs in new industries, and maybe in new locations.

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Chicago cop found guilty of second degree murder of Laquan McDonald sentenced to 81 months

The former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke who was found guilty of the 2014 murder of teenager Laquan McDonald was sentenced Friday

Hundreds of Central Americans arrested for tunneling under border barrier, Border Patrol says

A group of 376 Central Americans reportedly made their way into the U.S. at the Arizona border this week by using short holes that were dug beneath the barrier, according to Border Patrol.

Despite government shutdown, Martin Luther King Jr. Historical Park to open thanks to Delta donation

Despite the government shutdown, Martin Luther King Jr. Historical Park will be open Jan. 19 to Feb. 3 thanks to a $83,500 grant from the Delta Airlines Foundation.

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2 in 5 Chicago city workers are paid $100K or more

Chicago had nearly 15,000 municipal employees paid at least six figures in 2017, up more than 1,000 from the previous year. That’s more than 40 percent of the city’s workforce.

Another Illinois lawmaker hits the pension lottery

There’s a lot of talk about renewed bipartisanship and a new day in Springfield. Dozens of state lawmakers have already opted out of the pension system. The General Assembly should take the lead and phase out their own defined-benefit system and get to work on a constitutional fix for the rest of Illinois’ pension mess.

Pritzker gives $100 million in pay raises to some of the nation’s highest paid state workers

On his first full day in office, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced he will grant costly automatic pay raises to Illinois’ state workers despite a current budget deficit of more than $1 billion.

If Illinois hikes gas tax, expect more drivers to buy across state lines

Illinois already taxes 20 cents more per gallon of gasoline than Missouri. If state lawmakers add another 30 cents per gallon, expect an exodus of southwestern Illinois drivers buying gas and more in St. Louis.