Eleven families sue state, claim negligence in Veterans Home deaths
Illinois News

Eleven families sue state, claim negligence in Veterans Home deaths

The families of 11 Illinois Veterans Home residents who died from Legionnaires' disease have sued the state of Illinois, claiming their loved ones died as a result of negligence.

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Judge finds probable cause in meth delivery case against Quincy man
Police & Courts

Judge finds probable cause in meth delivery case against Quincy man

Probable cause was found in the case of a Quincy man who was arrested last month after police said more than 400 grams of methamphetamine were found during a traffic stop in the vehicle he was driving.

Jimbeana's restaurant to close as owners look forward to retirement
Business

Jimbeana's restaurant to close as owners look forward to retirement

Sabina and Jim Cottrell will close Jimbeana's, the casual dining spot they own at 120 S. 10th, on Saturday night. "We just want some more free time," Sabina Cottrell said.

Adams County Board calls emergency meeting to accept jail bond
Illinois News

Adams County Board calls emergency meeting to accept jail bond

The Adams County Board called an emergency meeting Tuesday night to approve a $25 million bond to finance construction of the new Adams County Jail.

Dot Foods unveils $3 million frozen warehouse break room project
Business

Dot Foods unveils $3 million frozen warehouse break room project

Dot Foods has completed an almost $3 million renovation and expansion of its frozen warehouse break room at the company's Mount Sterling facility. Announced in March, the expansion added 5,000 square feet to the interior of the break room.

Quincy man pleads not guilty to child sexual assault charges
Police & Courts

Quincy man pleads not guilty to child sexual assault charges

A Quincy man could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted of two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.

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Woman, children escape after vehicle crashes in Mississippi River

A Keokuk, Iowa, woman and her three children were able to safely escape a vehicle that had crashed into the Mississippi River Monday night west of Ursa.

John Wood Mansion candlelight tours start Friday
Quincy News

John Wood Mansion candlelight tours start Friday

The John Wood Mansion will open up its doors for its annual holiday candlelight tours and provide visitors insight into the city's German heritage, as well as German Christmas traditions.

Police & Courts

'Click It or Ticket' nets 63 seat belt citations in Quincy

The Quincy Police Department issued 63 seat belt citations as part of last month's 10-day "Click It or Ticket" campaign. The department joined the campaign from Nov. 17 to 27 along with other state and local law enforcement agencies in Illinois.

State analysts: Quincy pension funds healthier, but higher payments needed
Local Government

State analysts: Quincy pension funds healthier, but higher payments needed

A strong U.S. stock market this year has helped boost the health of Quincy's fire and police pensions, but the state's pension actuarial has recommended a higher overall contribution in the coming year.

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