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Quncy man jailed after alleged beating outside bar

Quncy man jailed after alleged beating outside bar

by Scott Hardy

Bryan Paden, 40, faces two counts of Aggravated Battery

City of Quincy gets $4 million state loan to improve wastewater treatment plant

City of Quincy gets $4 million state loan to improve wastewater treatment plant

by Scott Hardy

Improvements are meant to stop sewer overflows from going into Mississippi River

Quincy couple plead Guilty to storming Capitol

Quincy couple plead Guilty to storming Capitol

by Scott Hardy

Jason & Christina Gerding admit being in U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021

Quincy man's attempt to expunge charge denied

Quincy man's attempt to expunge charge denied

by Scott Hardy

Drew Clinton wanted 2021 sexual assault charge removed from his record

Quincy restaurant ordered to pay over $40,000 in unpaid wages

Quincy restaurant ordered to pay over $40,000 in unpaid wages

by Scott Hardy

Maya Mexican Restaurant didn't pay some workers overtime, or Federal minimum wage

GREDF launches housing survey

GREDF launches housing survey

by Scott Hardy

Survey to examine housing market in Quincy and Adams County

St. Louis man faces new charges after Adams Co. Jail escape attempt

St. Louis man faces new charges after Adams Co. Jail escape attempt

by Scott Hardy

Ian Havermale tried to break out Sunday night

Former Quincy bar owner to go on trial later this month in alleged Easter assault

Former Quincy bar owner to go on trial later this month in alleged Easter assault

by Scott Hardy

Steve Homan is accused of assaulting a QU student in 2021

Quincy woman to be tried in May for 2020 fatal auto crash

Quincy woman to be tried in May for 2020 fatal auto crash

by Scott Hardy

Natasha McBride faces 16 counts, including four counts of 1st Degree Murder

Steel fabricator to open Quincy facility

Steel fabricator to open Quincy facility

by Scott Hardy

United Alloy to open in April

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Illinois GOP lobbies to be a part of the state budget process

(The Center Square) – Illinois House Republicans are calling for more transparency and oversight in the state’s budgeting process.


DuPage County sheriff says he is not changing stance on enforcing the gun ban

(The Center Square) – Despite public and internal pushback, DuPage County Sheriff Jim Mendrick says he will not change his stance on enforcing Illinois' gun ban.

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Iowa woman mistakenly pronounced dead 'gasped for air' in funeral home

An Iowa woman was mistakenly pronounced dead before she gasped for air inside a funeral home, authorities said.

Pennsylvania man convicted on over 20 counts of child sexual abuse

A Harrisburg, Pennsylvania man was found guilty of more than 20 counts of child sex abuse this week, which included rape, incest and sexual intercourse.

California doctor cycling on scenic roadway rammed by Lexus then stabbed to death by driver: police

A Southern California doctor was killed Wednesday while cycling when a motorist attacked him, authorities said.

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State retirees get nearly 40% more than what working Illinoisans earn

The typical career state worker collected $82,478 in annual pension benefits, recouping more income in 17 months of retirement than they contributed over 35 years. Working Illinoisans only earned $59,650 a year.

Pritzker to end Illinois’ emergency orders after more than 3 years

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced he will follow President Biden and end Illinois’ disaster declarations on May 11. Most states long ago quit using emergency powers, leaving Illinois as 1 of 7 states still claiming COVID-19 is a public health emergency.

Lightfoot 2nd Chicago mayor to call on Springfield for pension reform

Just like Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel did late in his term, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling for public pension reforms. Pensions are damaging cities, she said.

Nearly half of Chicago Public Schools students chronically absent in 2022

Chronic absenteeism rates are higher in Chicago than statewide, with 49% of low-income Chicago students missing at least 10% of their days in school. That rate has nearly doubled since the pandemic.