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  • UPDATE: 12-year-old boy shot, killed Saturday identified as Rayshone Humphrey

    UPDATE: 12-year-old boy shot, killed Saturday identified as Rayshone Humphrey

    Saturday, March 28 2015 9:00 PM EDT2015-03-29 01:00:09 GMT
    A 12-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of 1127 N. Fifth around 1 a.m. Saturday, according to Quincy police chief Rob Copley. Copley said QPD is treating the shooting as a homicide. Carl Douglas, Humphrey's older brother, said Saturday morning that "this feels like a dream. It still hasn't registered what happened." Douglas said Humphrey was waiting at a friend's house to be picked up by his mother when the incident happened.
    A 12-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of 1127 N. Fifth around 1 a.m. Saturday, according to Quincy police chief Rob Copley. Copley said QPD is treating the shooting as a homicide. Carl Douglas, Humphrey's older brother, said Saturday morning that "this feels like a dream. It still hasn't registered what happened." Douglas said Humphrey was waiting at a friend's house to be picked up by his mother when the incident happened.

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Currently in Quincy as of

  • 37°(Feels like 30°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SE @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 30.23 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:56:31 am
  • Sunset: 07:25:24 pm
  • Humidity: 48
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

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Mainly clear

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Windy with morning light rain

Monday
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Plenty of sun

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Sunny

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Abundant sunshine

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Scattered thunderstorms

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Mainly cloudy and rainy

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 33°(Feels like 27°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.27 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:53:20 am
  • Sunset: 07:22:39 pm
  • Humidity: 59
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Saturday
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Mainly clear

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More sun than clouds

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Sunny

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Sunshine

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Slight chance of a thunderstorm

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Cloudy with rain

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 37°(Feels like 32°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ESE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.25 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:54:12 am
  • Sunset: 07:22:47 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Saturday
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Mostly clear

Sunday
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Mostly sunny

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Sunshine

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Abundant sunshine

Thursday
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Cloudy

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Mainly cloudy and rainy

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 39°(Feels like 39°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ESE @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.23 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:56:48 am
  • Sunset: 07:25:29 pm
  • Humidity: 36
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

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Incumbent council member and former principal arrested on drug charge in the running for Hannibal's Fourth Ward

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Quincy man charged with neglect in wife's death

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Grand jury indicts Quincy couple in connection with pot growing operation

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K&L Arena listed for sale at $2.4 million

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  • Senior citizens Bible study series starts April 1

    Senior citizens Bible study series starts April 1

    Saturday, March 28 2015 1:55 AM EDT2015-03-28 05:55:45 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Area senior adults are invited to a weekly Bible study beginning Wednesday morning, April 1, at McDonald's in Pittsfield. David and Charlotte Hamilton will lead the study for the eighth...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Area senior adults are invited to a weekly Bible study beginning Wednesday morning, April 1, at McDonald's in Pittsfield. David and Charlotte Hamilton will lead the study for the eighth...
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    Thursday, March 26 2015 6:24 PM EDT2015-03-26 22:24:53 GMT
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  • PACT Head Start accepting applications

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    Thursday, March 26 2015 6:23 PM EDT2015-03-26 22:23:13 GMT
    PACT Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2015-16 year for pregnant women and children from birth to age 4 who live in Brown, Cass, Hancock, McDonough, Pike,...
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