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Hancock County Jail employee arrested for misconduct

Hancock County Jail employee arrested for misconduct

by Scott Hardy

Sheriff Scott Bentzinger says Corey Hamelton faces Sexual misconduct charge

Freeze warning for most of listening area

Freeze warning for most of listening area

by Scott Hardy

Temps tonight could drop to 30 degrees

Convicted Keokuk boarding school owner could get new trial

Convicted Keokuk boarding school owner could get new trial

by Scott Hardy

Judge to decide if Ben Trane's accuser lied in previous case

Quincy man to go on trial in December on four child-sex counts

Quincy man to go on trial in December on four child-sex counts

by Scott Hardy

Emmanuel Yisreal, 19, faces four Class X counts

Durbin pledges support for dredging Quincy Bay

Durbin pledges support for dredging Quincy Bay

by Scott Hardy

Wants U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to make Bay a priority

Quincy man pleads Not Guilty to Home Invasion, Battery charges

Quincy man pleads Not Guilty to Home Invasion, Battery charges

by Scott Hardy

Jonathan Davis to go on trial December 9

Preliminary hearing set for Quincy teen facing murder charge

Preliminary hearing set for Quincy teen facing murder charge

by Scott Hardy

Roger Parker Jr. will be back in court October 21

Hannibal man accused in motorcycle theft ring now charged in Pike Co., IL

Hannibal man accused in motorcycle theft ring now charged in Pike Co., IL

by Scott Hardy

Corey Roach charged Monday in alleged motorcycle theft from Detroit, IL

Quincy City Council approve annexation

Quincy City Council approve annexation

by Scott Hardy

17-unit apartment complex now part of city

Quincy teen now has attorney in murder case

Quincy teen now has attorney in murder case

by Scott Hardy

Roger Parker, Jr. to be represented by public defender

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Labor officials urge farmers to slow down amid harvest rush

The narrow window for farmers to get their crops out of the fields is open in Illinois and state officials are reminding operators to slow down or risk injuries.

Rockford moves forward with casino plan amid string of good news for city

Rockford is one step closer to a casino now that its city council has chosen a preferred bid.

Peoria Carp Hunters turns invasive Asian carp into sport

A bow fishing business along the Illinois River is giving people a chance to hunt for invasive Asian carp.

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'Bored' Wisconsin security guard handcuffs himself, forgets key at home: police

A Wisconsin security guard had to call police for help last week because he couldn't break free from his restraints after handcuffing himself because he said he was "bored."

Texas man who said cops wouldn't find him is found, arrested on burglary charge

A wanted Texas man who reportedly challenged police to find him was arrested — after police found him.

Alabama Amber Alert: Police detain man for questioning after 3-year-old taken from birthday party

A person of interest was taken into custody Sunday night in the case of a 3-year-old Alabama girl believed to have been abducted from a birthday party this weekend – but the child's whereabouts remain a mystery.

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Architect of Illinois gas tax hike resigns committee chairmanship amid federal probe

State Sen. Martin Sandoval has resigned as chairman of the powerful Illinois Senate Transportation Committee, weeks after federal authorities raided Sandoval’s home and offices as part of an ongoing corruption probe.

Springfield response to capital bill corruption: A new coat of paint

As the Sandoval scandal develops, Illinoisans should be careful not to confuse personnel changes for reform.

Poll: High taxes are top reason Illinoisans want to leave state

A year ago, over half of Illinoisans considered moving away, but today it’s more than 6 in 10, a new poll shows. The No. 1 reason cited for wanting to move? High taxes.

Federal raids intersect with 4 connected to controversial red-light camera company

Federal raids on the home and offices of state Sen. Martin Sandoval were followed by raids on several suburban village offices in his senate district. Sandoval and at least three others being investigated are connected to a red-light camera company, which has denied wrongdoing.