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QPD Blotter for September 22, 2017

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Steven E. Fielding, 38, Quincy for Trespassing at Indian Hills, 540 Harrison. NTA Harley D. Foster,…

Divorces & Lawsuits

Divorces and Lawsuits September 11 through September 15, 2017

Adams County Clerk


Real Estate Transfers

Real Estate Transfers August 21 thru August 25, 2017

Adams County Clerk

Real Estate Transfers August 21 thru August 25, 2017

In Your Backyard

Whistle Stop: Shortage of referees and officials on the horizon

Whistle Stop:  Shortage of referees and officials on the horizon

Mike Moyers

Those of you who haven’t yelled at an umpire, football referee, basketball official, soccer official/linesman…

The White Pages: The Phone Bowl!!!

The White Pages:   The Phone Bowl!!!

Bobbe White

Someone has already designed a device for tables across America, I just know it. They're calling it,…

The NFL and Hollywood? Taking a Knee here Boss

Mike Moyers

Taking a knee. That’s been the big thing in the NFL the past couple of years.  That, along with some…

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Eight face Federal meth, weapon indictments

Eight face Federal meth, weapon indictments

by Scott Hardy

Picked up during two-month investigation

Minor running for MO 5th Seat

Minor running for MO 5th Seat

by Scott Hardy

Monroe City Mayor is 2nd candidate in GOP Primary

Ralls Co Law Enforcement Moves 911 Services to Marion County

Ralls Co Law Enforcement Moves 911 Services to Marion County

by Jim Dewey

Sheriff Gerry Dinwiddie says Ralls Co 911 Board is cutting back essential services

August area Unemployment numbers mixed

August area Unemployment numbers mixed

by Scott Hardy

Down a tenth in Quincy, up two tenths in Adams Co, Quincy/Hannibal area

Agreement on Adams Co Jail construction contract likely

Agreement on Adams Co Jail construction contract likely

by Scott Hardy

County Board says they'll meet next Tuesday to approve low bid

Quincy man arrested on meth charge Wednesday morning

Quincy man arrested on meth charge Wednesday morning

by Scott Hardy

Troy Owsley, Sr. picked up at his home in 400 block of Cedar

IllinoisNewsNetwork

Krug: FOIA lawsuits a threat to our democracy, insult to our time

Local government directly affects the lives of Americans. Government simply should not be allowed to sue those who seek to understand its activity as a deterrent.

Most Illinois students still not reading, adding at grade level

The latest PARCC test scores show almost 70% of Illinois students in third grade through eighth grade in Illinois aren't where they are supposed to be in reading and math.

Glennon: About that 'whodunit' on apparently false pension savings in Illinois budget

The $500 million in annual savings Illinois was supposed to realize through creation of a Tier 3 pension system is built into the fiscal 2018 budget but is going to fall well short. Who's responsible?

FoxNews

Hawaii reportedly prepares for nuclear attack amid North Korea rhetoric

Hawaiian officials are reportedly preparing for a nuclear attack by North Korea while trying not to worry residents and tourists.

Report: Florida girl, 4, dies after accidentally shooting herself with gun in grandma's purse

A 4-year-old girl in Florida died last Thursday after she accidentally shot herself in the chest while reaching into her grandmother's purse searching for candy, her father told The Tampa Bay Times.

Holly Bobo guilty verdict: Man convicted for kidnapping, raping and murdering nursing student

A jury has convicted 33-year-old Zachary Adams of first-degree murder in the death of 20-year-old Holly Bobo, who vanished from her home in April 2011.

IllinoisPolicy

KFC parent company sued over improper application of Cook County soda tax

Cook County’s penny-per-ounce sweetened beverage tax has led to another lawsuit alleging a restaurant applied the tax incorrectly.

Languishing contract negotiations show need for labor law reforms in Illinois

Government-worker unions can negotiate for months or even years without reaching a new contract, and can use negotiations to push for even cushier perks from pricier health insurance to paid time off for birthdays.

Currie to receive 6-figure pension after first year of retirement

The longtime House majority leader will benefit from a sweetener provision that grants massive pension spikes to career lawmakers after one year of retirement.

Madigan reigns and remains – why?

In his 17th term leading the Illinois House of Representatives, Madigan has broken the record as the longest-serving House speaker in modern U.S. history.