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  • Riot erupts in Baltimore after funeral for man hurt in police custody

    Riot erupts in Baltimore after funeral for man hurt in police custody

    Monday, April 27 2015 6:46 PM EDT2015-04-27 22:46:10 GMT
    Rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at Baltimore police Monday, injuring several officers just hours after thousands mourned the man who died after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody. Seven officers were hurt. Some had broken bones, and one was unresponsive, said Capt. Eric Kowalczyk. Television footage showed a police cruiser in flames and stores being overrun by small groups of people.
    Rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at Baltimore police Monday, injuring several officers just hours after thousands mourned the man who died after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody. Seven officers were hurt. Some had broken bones, and one was unresponsive, said Capt. Eric Kowalczyk. Television footage showed a police cruiser in flames and stores being overrun by small groups of people.

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7-Day Forecast: Macomb

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  • Sunrise: 06:10:36 am
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Aldermen narrowly approve budget that cuts police, fire

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Quincy aldermen voted 8-6 Monday to approve a nearly $32 million spending plan that calls for the elimination of four vacant police officer positions and the shuttering of Fire Station 6 at 24th and Cedar. The budget called for a little more than $1 million in reductions, with more than $700,000 of that coming from the Police and Fire departments. Cuts were sought as the city waits to see whether Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposal to reduce shared revenues is approved by the Legislature. More>>

At least 75 arrests made at underage drinking party in Brown County

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At least 75 of an estimated 200 juveniles were arrested at an underage drinking party early Sunday morning in Buckhorn Township in Brown County. Brown County State's Attorney Mark Vincent said Monday no charges have been filed against anyone involved in the incident. He said he is still waiting on police reports. More>>

HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Free sports training program to be held Thursday at Kroc Center

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Athletes currently in grades 6 through 8 are invited to a free sports training program at the Kroc Center on Thursday, April 30, hosted by Blessing Orthopedic Services. More>>

New Dollar General to solve grocery problems for Mendon residents

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Construction of a Dollar General store at the east edge of Mendon has become the talk of the town. More>>

Hannibal Regional Healthcare System to donate former clinic to Canton Community Center organization

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A brick building with a history of meeting Canton's health needs will take on another community service role as early as this summer. Hannibal Regional Healthcare System is donating a 25,000-square-foot facility to Canton Community Center, Inc., a newly-formed not-for-profit organization planning to launch a hub for personal development and community unification in June. A ceremony scheduled for Monday afternoon will commemorate the donation.

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Eric Paslay, Craig Wayne Boyd to perform at Adams County Fair

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Country music artist Eric Paslay will headline the 2015 Star Concert at this year's Adams County Fair with Craig Wayne Boyd as the opening act. Paslay is known for hits "Friday Night" and "Song about a Girl," while Boyd is a winner of NBC's "The Voice." More>>

3-D mammography will provide more precise diagnosis

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The future has arrived, in terms of breast cancer screening at the Hannibal Clinic. A new 3-D mammography process, which will be available in May, offers a better chance to diagnose breast cancer earlier, and at more treatable stages. The Blessing Breast Center will also be adding 3-D mammography this summer, and Quincy Medical Group expects to add the technology.


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Quincy's 175th anniversary giving Dogwood celebration a boost

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It seems that everyone loves a birthday party. With Quincy ready to celebrate its 175th anniversary during the annual Dogwood Festival this week, many want to be part of the special celebration. Organizers say all of the spots for Saturday's parade are filled, something that had not happened in 45 previous Dogwood parades.

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  • EIGHINGER: I'm doing my best with this texting thing

    EIGHINGER: I'm doing my best with this texting thing

    Monday, April 27 2015 10:09 AM EDT2015-04-27 14:09:18 GMT
    Anyone who has spent any amount of time with me would probably acknowledge I am rather deficient when it comes to anything dealing with technology. I long for the return of typewriters and rotary phones, but I gladly...
    Anyone who has spent any amount of time with me would probably acknowledge I am rather deficient when it comes to anything dealing with technology. I long for the return of typewriters and rotary phones, but I gladly...
  • WILSON: Who's getting excited about Rauner's right-to-work plan?

    WILSON: Who's getting excited about Rauner's right-to-work plan?

    Monday, April 27 2015 8:40 AM EDT2015-04-27 12:40:09 GMT
    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's idea of creating right-to-work zones is energizing lots of people -- not all on the same side of the issue. Rauner proposed during his campaign last year that ...
    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's idea of creating right-to-work zones is energizing lots of people -- not all on the same side of the issue. Rauner proposed during his campaign last year that ...
  • O'BRIEN: Without witnesses, crime victims have little chance at justice

    O'BRIEN: Without witnesses, crime victims have little chance at justice

    Friday, April 24 2015 9:16 AM EDT2015-04-24 13:16:59 GMT
    Dozens of people were ushered out of the Twilight Zone, 906 Hampshire, in downtown Quincy at about 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 15 after a fight inside the club. As people filled into the street minutes after the fight, gunshots rang out...
    Dozens of people were ushered out of the Twilight Zone, 906 Hampshire, in downtown Quincy at about 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 15 after a fight inside the club. As people filled into the street minutes after the fight, gunshots rang out...
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  • Quincy woman who stabbed husband sentenced to probation

    Quincy woman who stabbed husband sentenced to probation

    Monday, April 27 2015 10:50 PM EDT2015-04-28 02:50:01 GMT
    A Quincy woman who admitted to stabbing her husband during an incident at their residence last year was sentenced to probation on Monday. Judge William Mays had a hard time deciding whether to send Heather M. Riley, 37, to prison. She had pleaded guilty to aggravated domestic battery after she used a knife to stab her husband, Jason L. Riley, 41, in his left shoulder during an incident on Oct. 4 at their residence at 1606 Van Buren.
    A Quincy woman who admitted to stabbing her husband during an incident at their residence last year was sentenced to probation on Monday. Judge William Mays had a hard time deciding whether to send Heather M. Riley, 37, to prison. She had pleaded guilty to aggravated domestic battery after she used a knife to stab her husband, Jason L. Riley, 41, in his left shoulder during an incident on Oct. 4 at their residence at 1606 Van Buren.

  • Lewistown man, 80, drowns in pond after ATV accident

    Lewistown man, 80, drowns in pond after ATV accident

    Monday, April 27 2015 10:36 PM EDT2015-04-28 02:36:21 GMT
    An 80-year-old Lewistown man drowned Monday after he became trapped under an all-terrain vehicle near Monticello. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Emery O. Geisendorfer was driving a 2007...
    An 80-year-old Lewistown man drowned Monday after he became trapped under an all-terrain vehicle near Monticello. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Emery O. Geisendorfer was driving a 2007...
  • Bowling Green man arrested on drug charges

    Bowling Green man arrested on drug charges

    Monday, April 27 2015 6:44 PM EDT2015-04-27 22:44:21 GMT
    A Bowling Green man was arrested Friday and charged with several drug offenses after an investigation by the East Central Missouri Task Force. Kevin D. Street, 32, was charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute and a misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia charge.
    A Bowling Green man was arrested Friday and charged with several drug offenses after an investigation by the East Central Missouri Task Force. Kevin D. Street, 32, was charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute and a misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia charge.
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  • Breathing Easy: Liberty's Obert overcomes physical, mental challenges of vocal cord dysfunction

    Breathing Easy: Liberty's Obert overcomes physical, mental challenges of vocal cord dysfunction

    Monday, April 27 2015 11:38 AM EDT2015-04-27 15:38:45 GMT
    LIBERTY, Ill. — Katelyn Obert never thought she'd have to relearn how to breathe. As a distance runner on the Liberty track team, Obert's endurance is her biggest attribute. The easier she could breathe, the further she could run. Last spring, in the middle of her freshman season, breathing became difficult, so difficult in fact she was forced withdraw in the middle of a 3,200-meter race...
    LIBERTY, Ill. — Katelyn Obert never thought she'd have to relearn how to breathe. As a distance runner on the Liberty track team, Obert's endurance is her biggest attribute. The easier she could breathe, the further she could run. Last spring, in the middle of her freshman season, breathing became difficult, so difficult in fact she was forced withdraw in the middle of a 3,200-meter race...

  • Hawks overcome all obstacles to complete weekend sweep of Saints

    Hawks overcome all obstacles to complete weekend sweep of Saints

    Monday, April 27 2015 11:43 AM EDT2015-04-27 15:43:06 GMT
    ST. LOUIS — About the only thing that went right for the Quincy University baseball team over the weekend was the outcome. That has the Hawks in position to win the Great Lakes Valley Conference West Division. Quincy overcame being forced to find a new hotel, two rain delays, a suspended game and a change of venue to complete a four-game sweep...
    ST. LOUIS — About the only thing that went right for the Quincy University baseball team over the weekend was the outcome. That has the Hawks in position to win the Great Lakes Valley Conference West Division. Quincy overcame being forced to find a new hotel, two rain delays, a suspended game and a change of venue to complete a four-game sweep...

  • At the front of the pack: Long distancing himself from modified series competition

    At the front of the pack: Long distancing himself from modified series competition

    Monday, April 27 2015 11:41 AM EDT2015-04-27 15:41:35 GMT
    QUINCY — Obviously, the dirt-track season at Quincy Raceways is still in its infancy. It's also equally obvious who the driver to beat is in the modified series. Michael Long won his second straight feature Sunday night and has now led 49 of a possible 50 main-event laps...
    QUINCY — Obviously, the dirt-track season at Quincy Raceways is still in its infancy. It's also equally obvious who the driver to beat is in the modified series. Michael Long won his second straight feature Sunday night and has now led 49 of a possible 50 main-event laps...

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