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David Dillard (42) 625 Monroe for disobeying traffic control device at 18th and Broadway. PTC Sarah…

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Spring enrollment up at JWCC

Spring enrollment up at JWCC

by Scott Hardy

Only 25% of state community colleges saw spring increases

Quincy man to be sentenced for March 2018 shooting

Quincy man to be sentenced for March 2018 shooting

by Scott Hardy

Louis Jenkins to be sentenced May 10

Quincy murder case delayed a month

Quincy murder case delayed a month

by Scott Hardy

Travis Wiley accused of murder in January 208 death of a baby

Report names nearly 400 Illinois clergy accused of abuse

Report names nearly 400 Illinois clergy accused of abuse

by Scott Hardy

Includes 22 in Tri-State area, 6 in Quincy and Jacksonville

MO PSC approves Grain Belt Express power line

MO PSC approves Grain Belt Express power line

by Scott Hardy

Line would run through Monroe, Ralls Counties

Suspect in Hannibal stabbing identified

Suspect in Hannibal stabbing identified

by Scott Hardy

Brenda Watkins, 21, arrested Monday afternoon; held on $50,000 bond

Court dates for former Knox County Sheriff delayed

Court dates for former Knox County Sheriff delayed

by Scott Hardy

Robert Becker faces misdemeanor hunting, weapons counts; probation could be revoked

Quincy man to go on trial in June on Child Porn charges

Quincy man to go on trial in June on Child Porn charges

by Scott Hardy

Trial date for Martin Wiskur set Tuesday in Adams County Circuit Court

Quincy man sentenced to 14 years in Federal prison

Quincy man sentenced to 14 years in Federal prison

by Scott Hardy

Everett Humphrey sentenced Monday; convicted in July on two meth counts

Shopko to close all stores, including Quincy

Shopko to close all stores, including Quincy

by Scott Hardy

Closing expected by summer; had filed for bankruptcy in January

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Illinois lawmakers move to make general contractors responsible for lost wages of others on the job.

General contractors in Illinois may be on the hook for the wages of their subcontractors' unpaid employees if state lawmakers successfully pass a law requiring just that.

$2 billion gas tax increase proposed for Illinois infrastructure

There’s a $2 billion gas tax increase on the table at the statehouse to pay for infrastructure projects, but some warn such a move will hurt lower-income families the hardest. There’s also an effort to give municipalities more ability to…

Stormy Daniels expected to protest strip club surcharge fee Friday in Springfield

A national adult film actress known for alleging an affair with the president of the United States will be in the state’s capital city Friday, when she’s expected to protest a surcharge on strip club entries.

FoxNews

Ex-cop says he thought he saw a gun when he shot black teen

Prosecutors will call more witnesses to the stand in the trial of a white former East Pittsburgh police officer charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

Video shows teen's beating during West Virginia traffic stop

A West Virginia prosecutor has released a police dashcam video of a 16-year-old boy being beaten by officers during a November traffic stop.

Desperate migrant families overwhelm US border agencies

A mother cradled a crying toddler as she waited in line with 20 other women to shower.

IllinoisPolicy

Pritzker’s tax promises rely on fantasy

While key details behind Pritzker’s tax plan are still under wraps, new information reveals it relies on outlandish assumptions about Illinois’ economic growth.

Pritzker ‘fair tax’ comes with marriage penalty

Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling his $3.4 billion tax hike “fair,” but his plan comes with a hefty penalty for some Illinoisans who choose to tie the knot.

Pritzker’s office says they can’t find the math behind his tax plan

The governor’s office issued a concerning response to a simple request for the numbers backing up his “fair tax” proposal.

House bill would merge Cook County forest preserve police with county sheriff

A bill in the Illinois House seeks to transfer policing authority from the Cook County Forest Preserve District to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office, potentially saving taxpayers millions.