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Michelle Henson (31) Quincy for Possession of Methamphetamine and Retail Theft. Lodged Kavontay L Samelton,…

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Quincy man to go on trial next year in Easter 2021 attack

Quincy man to go on trial next year in Easter 2021 attack

by Scott Hardy

Steve Homan accused in attack on former QU student

State Street Bank to close 24th Street County Market branch

State Street Bank to close 24th Street County Market branch

by Scott Hardy

Blames increase in digital banking, online payments

City to end curb-side recycling pickup in March

City to end curb-side recycling pickup in March

by Scott Hardy

Free drop-off service will be offered at three locations

Blessing Health announces closure of Keokuk hospital

Blessing Health announces closure of Keokuk hospital

by Scott Hardy

Low patient use, cost of future repairs responsible for decision

Lewis County man convicted of murder in 2018 death

Lewis County man convicted of murder in 2018 death

by Scott Hardy

Marcus Mays convicted after four-day trial in Scotland County.

Murder trial for Palmyra man delayed

Murder trial for Palmyra man delayed

by Scott Hardy

Raymond Gum will be in court September 22 to set a new trial date

Drought conditions increase in parts of Tri-States

Drought conditions increase in parts of Tri-States

by Scott Hardy

Moderate drought now in parts of Illinois, SE Iowa

Unemployment up slightly in Quincy, Adams County

Unemployment up slightly in Quincy, Adams County

by Scott Hardy

Unemployment figures also rose throughout Tri-State area

MO PSC approves asset transfer for Ameren Missouri in Hannibal

MO PSC approves asset transfer for Ameren Missouri in Hannibal

by Scott Hardy

Ameren will transfer 49% ownership stake in sub-stations in and near Hannibal

Quincy woman turned down in attempt to have 40-year sentence tossed

Quincy woman turned down in attempt to have 40-year sentence tossed

by Scott Hardy

Motions by Karen Blackledge were denied Friday in Adams County court

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Illinois groups debate more gun laws as answer to gun violence

(The Center Square) – The debate around gun laws in Illinois continues.

Early voting starts Thursday in Illinois, vote-by-mail ballots going out

(The Center Square) – Early voting for the Nov. 8 election begins Thursday in Illinois. That’s the same day local elections officials will be sending out vote-by-mail ballots voters requested.

Illinois’ 13th Congressional District candidates support capping insulin prices

(The Center Square) – Of the various issues contrasting the Republican and Democrat looking to be the next representative for the 13th Congressional District, they agree on capping insulin prices.

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Philadelphia armed carjacking of mother, teen daughter caught on video

Philadelphia police are looking for an armed carjacking suspect who ambushed a mother and daughter at their driveway before taking their vehicle.

North Carolina officials release 911 call as search for suspect continues in Lyric Woods, Devin Clark murders

A 911 call to North Carolina police reveals what a witness saw when he came across the bodies of deceased 14-year-old Lyric Woods and 18-year-old Devin Clark on Sept. 17.

Cayler Ellingson funeral: Over 100 attend service for teenager known as 'kind hearted' and 'exceptional child'

A North Dakota community attended a funeral for Cayler Ellingson on Monday after he died on Sept. 18. Shannon Brandt admitted to hitting Ellingson with his SUV, court documents show.

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High inflation could lead to property tax hikes in Illinois

Decades-high inflation means local governments can easily raise Illinoisans’ property taxes by 5% during the next year. That makes it an especially bad time to compound the property tax hike with Amendment 1.

Illinois Supreme Court rejects back pay for former state lawmakers

In a unanimous decision, the Illinois Supreme Court denied a lawsuit by two former state senators seeking back pay. The senators bragged about voting against the raises, then decided they deserved them after leaving office.

Cook County ends $80 ‘wheel tax’ for 50,000 drivers

The Cook County Board voted unanimously to repeal the sticker mandate on drivers living in unincorporated Cook County starting in 2023. Drivers will save at least $80 a year.

Pritzker tells 2 state senators to resign after corruption allegations

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is demanding resignations from two longtime Democratic state senators. One faces federal bribery charges in connection with red-light cameras. The other allegations of domestic abuse and harassment of a top staffer.