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Quincy man arrested on aggravated assault charge

Police arrested a Quincy man Wednesday night after he allegedly pointed a handgun at two other men during a disagreement.

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Witness says 2015 shooting death linked to drug deal
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Witness says 2015 shooting death linked to drug deal

Steven E. Gavin was trying to sell $100 of crack cocaine to Carlous Wires, when Wires told him he wouldn't pay more than $80. After the crack cocaine sale didn't go through, Gavin allegedly left and returned with a gun and shot Wires, 48, twice in the head, the witness said.

Police credit community, social media for help in child sex offender arrest
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Police credit community, social media for help in child sex offender arrest

The Pike County Sheriff's Department is crediting community involvement and social media for help in arresting a Brookfield man on a charge of failing to register as a child sex offender.

Two plead guilty in connection with drug-trafficking operation
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Two plead guilty in connection with drug-trafficking operation

Two Quincy residents have each pleaded guilty to one count of calculated criminal cannabis conspiracy in connection in connection with a large-scale drug-trafficking operation.

Case of Quincy man charged with attacking friar continued
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Case of Quincy man charged with attacking friar continued

The case of a Quincy man charged in connection with the April attack of a friar at Quincy University is being continued for one month.

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Iowa woman injured in motorcycle crash

A Dubuque, Iowa, woman was injured in a Tuesday night motorcycle crash west of Louisiana.

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Investigation continues into tire theft from Quincy auto dealer

The investigation continues into the theft of multiple tires and wheels from vehicles at a Quincy auto dealership.

Two Hannibal men arrested on warrants, other charges
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Two Hannibal men arrested on warrants, other charges

Two Hannibal men were arrested Tuesday on multiple warrants, as well as other charges. One of the men allegedly fled on foot and a Taser was used to subdue him.

Quincy man waives preliminary hearing on sex abuse charge
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Quincy man waives preliminary hearing on sex abuse charge

A Quincy man waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Adams County Circuit Court on one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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Passenger injured when van, motorcycle collide in Clayton

One person was injured when a motorcycle and a van collided at 11:59 a.m. Tuesday in Clayton.