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Quincy man pleads guilty in sex case

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A Quincy man who impregnated a Quincy teenager pleaded guilty to a sex crime Monday in Adams County Circuit Court. Ted A. McGlaughlin Jr., 22, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. He faces a... More>>

Barry man, 62, gets prison time in battery case involving woman with Alzheimer’s

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The pictures told the story and ultimately led to a prison sentence for a Barry man in a domestic battery case. Robert E. Cawthon, 62, was sentenced to three years in prison by Judge William Mays. Cawthon had earlier pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and faced a sentencing cap of three years during Monday's hearing in Adams County Circuit Court. More>>

Hannibal convenience store clerk hurt in armed robbery

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HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A convenience store employee was injured during an armed robbery about 10 p.m. Tuesday at Murphy USA, in front of Wal-Mart at 3660 Stardust. An extensive search of the area was made trying to locate the... More>>

Quincy man gets eight-year prison sentence in meth case

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A Quincy man was sent to the prison Monday in a methamphetamine case. Bruce A. Blevins, 30, was sentenced to eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Judge Scott Walden as part of a plea agreement.... More>>

Quincy man arrested on financial exploitation of elderly charge

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A Quincy man was arrested on Friday and charged with financial exploitation of the elderly after an investigation by the Quincy Police Department. Jason P. Gerding, 44, was arrested in connection with an incident... More>>

Motorcyclist injured after collision with semi truck east of Fowler

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An accident involving a semi truck and a motorcycle Sunday afternoon injured an Augusta man and resulted in a citation for Fowler man. The Adams County Sheriff's Office reported a 1992 GMC semi,... More>>

Kirksville motorcyclist injured in Shelby County accident

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SHELBYVILLE, Mo. -- A Kirksville motorcyclist was injured at 3:15 p.m. Sunday on Route K, four miles west of Shelbyville. Jeremy J. Houser, 40, was taken by Salt River Ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center in... More>>

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  • Keokuk driver injured when car runs off road near Alexandria

    Keokuk driver injured when car runs off road near Alexandria

    Monday, October 20 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-10-20 13:33:00 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, Mo. -- A Keokuk, Iowa, driver suffered minor injuries in a one-car accident at 10:56 p.m. Sunday on U.S. 61, four miles south of Alexandria. Amanda S. Bailey, 33, was taken by Clark County Ambulance to Keokuk...
    ALEXANDRIA, Mo. -- A Keokuk, Iowa, driver suffered minor injuries in a one-car accident at 10:56 p.m. Sunday on U.S. 61, four miles south of Alexandria. Amanda S. Bailey, 33, was taken by Clark County Ambulance to Keokuk...
  • One injured in two-car crash at 10th and Chestnut

    One injured in two-car crash at 10th and Chestnut

    Monday, October 20 2014 12:35 AM EDT2014-10-20 04:35:14 GMT
    A two-vehicle accident Sunday morning sent a Quincy woman to the hospital and resulted in a citation for a Quincy man. The Quincy Police Department reported that a 2003 Ford Mustang, driven by Andrew K. Campbell, 26, was...
    A two-vehicle accident Sunday morning sent a Quincy woman to the hospital and resulted in a citation for a Quincy man. The Quincy Police Department reported that a 2003 Ford Mustang, driven by Andrew K. Campbell, 26, was...
  • Colorado driver thrown from overturning car, lands on roof of house

    Colorado driver thrown from overturning car, lands on roof of house

    Friday, October 17 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-10-17 19:01:08 GMT
    DALLAS CITY, Ill. -- A Colorado driver landed on a house roof when he was ejected from his car when it crashed at 1:42 a.m. Friday in Dallas City. Eugene Mathew Roy, 29, of Pueblo, Colo., was airlifted from Dallas City...
    DALLAS CITY, Ill. -- A Colorado driver landed on a house roof when he was ejected from his car when it crashed at 1:42 a.m. Friday in Dallas City. Eugene Mathew Roy, 29, of Pueblo, Colo., was airlifted from Dallas City...
  • Hannibal woman arrested after tossing infant son at police officer

    Hannibal woman arrested after tossing infant son at police officer

    Friday, October 17 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-10-17 18:09:50 GMT
    A Hannibal woman was arrested earlier this week and charged with felony first-degree child endangerment after allegedly using her infant son as a human shield and throwing the boy at a police officer. Amy M. Spegal, 29, was arrested Tuesday after an incident at 13A Shawnee Trail.
    A Hannibal woman was arrested earlier this week and charged with felony first-degree child endangerment after allegedly using her infant son as a human shield and throwing the boy at a police officer. Amy M. Spegal, 29, was arrested Tuesday after an incident at 13A Shawnee Trail.
  • Quincy woman's rehab efforts net her probation in meth case

    Quincy woman's rehab efforts net her probation in meth case

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:58:45 GMT
    A Quincy woman received probation Thursday because of the turnaround in her life after her arrest on a methamphetamine manufacturing charge. Jill D. Lewis, 45, was given the maximum probation sentence allowed by law by...
    A Quincy woman received probation Thursday because of the turnaround in her life after her arrest on a methamphetamine manufacturing charge. Jill D. Lewis, 45, was given the maximum probation sentence allowed by law by...
  • Quincy man arrested after crystal meth found during search

    Quincy man arrested after crystal meth found during search

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:28:06 GMT
    A Quincy man was arrested on a methamphetamine charge early Friday morning. James M. Riley, 38, was arrested after officers with the Quincy Police Department, the Adams County Sheriff's Department and the West...
    A Quincy man was arrested on a methamphetamine charge early Friday morning. James M. Riley, 38, was arrested after officers with the Quincy Police Department, the Adams County Sheriff's Department and the West...
  • Hannibal man found guilty on sex charge

    Hannibal man found guilty on sex charge

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:00:46 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- A Hannibal man was found guilty Thursday by a Pike County jury on a charge of sexual exploitation of a child. Jamie A. Havens, 43, was found guilty in a two-day trial presided over by Judge Frank...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- A Hannibal man was found guilty Thursday by a Pike County jury on a charge of sexual exploitation of a child. Jamie A. Havens, 43, was found guilty in a two-day trial presided over by Judge Frank...
  • Three killed, one injured in early morning accident south of Macomb

    Three killed, one injured in early morning accident south of Macomb

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:16 AM EDT2014-10-17 13:16:46 GMT
    MACOMB, Ill. -- Three people were killed and a fourth seriously injured early Thursday morning when a Jeep Wrangler ran off McDonough County road south of Macomb and struck a tree. Killed were Gabrielle M. Yocum, 21, of...
    MACOMB, Ill. -- Three people were killed and a fourth seriously injured early Thursday morning when a Jeep Wrangler ran off a McDonough County road south of Macomb and struck a tree. Killed were Gabrielle M. Yocum, 21,...
  • Quincy woman pleads guilty in meth case, faces up to six years in prison

    Quincy woman pleads guilty in meth case, faces up to six years in prison

    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-10-17 02:24:30 GMT
    A Quincy woman faces up to six years in prison after she pleaded guilty Thursday to two methamphetamine charges in Adams County Circuit Court. Carla J. Bowen, 22, pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawful possession of...
    A Quincy woman faces up to six years in prison after she pleaded guilty Thursday to two methamphetamine charges in Adams County Circuit Court. Carla J. Bowen, 22, pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawful possession of...
  • Rollover accident on Koch's Lane injures Quincy woman

    Rollover accident on Koch's Lane injures Quincy woman

    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-10-16 14:28:05 GMT
    A 37-year-old Quincy woman was injured in a rollover accident at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of Koch's Lane. Keesha L. Edwards, of 529 Harrison, had to be freed from the wreckage and was taken by ambulance to...
    A 37-year-old Quincy woman was injured in a rollover accident at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of Koch's Lane. Keesha L. Edwards, of 529 Harrison, had to be freed from the wreckage and was taken by ambulance to...
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  • Hannibal man arrested after multiple drugs found in car

    Hannibal man arrested after multiple drugs found in car

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-10-14 21:04:45 GMT
    A 22-year-old Hannibal man is being held in the Marion County Jail on a $100,000 cash-only bond after police say multiple drugs were found in his vehicle. The Hannibal Police Department said an officer initiated an investigative stop of the vehicle driven by David A. Mayfield on Friday night in the 900 block of Broadway.
    A 22-year-old Hannibal man is being held in the Marion County Jail on a $100,000 cash-only bond after police say multiple drugs were found in his vehicle. The Hannibal Police Department said an officer initiated an investigative stop of the vehicle driven by David A. Mayfield on Friday night in the 900 block of Broadway.
  • Camp Point man arrested on meth charges after fleeing from home

    Camp Point man arrested on meth charges after fleeing from home

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-10-14 16:51:11 GMT
    CAMP POINT, Ill. -- A Camp Point man fled from his home at 307 W. Prairie but eventually was captured and arrested after police found meth waste and meth-making ingredients. Camp Point Police Officer Steve Patterson...
    CAMP POINT, Ill. -- A Camp Point man fled from his home at 307 W. Prairie but eventually was captured and arrested after police found meth waste and meth-making ingredients. Camp Point Police Officer Steve Patterson...
  • Memphis woman injured when four-wheeler rolls over

    Memphis woman injured when four-wheeler rolls over

    Monday, October 13 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-10-13 18:37:11 GMT
    ARBELA, Mo. -- A Memphis ATV driver escaped with only minor injuries at 7:30 p.m. Sunday on private property 12 miles northwest of Arbela. Kaycee D. Miller-Paul, 23, was taken by private vehicle to Scotland County...
    ARBELA, Mo. -- A Memphis ATV driver escaped with only minor injuries at 7:30 p.m. Sunday on private property 12 miles northwest of Arbela. Kaycee D. Miller-Paul, 23, was taken by private vehicle to Scotland County...
  • Alexandria driver in serious condition after overturning ATV

    Alexandria driver in serious condition after overturning ATV

    Monday, October 13 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-10-13 18:35:31 GMT
    ST. FRANCISVILLE, Mo. -- An Alexandria ATV driver is in serious condition in Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill., with injuries suffered in at crash at 1:43 a.m. Sunday. Chris A. Cooksey, 34, was taken by Air Evac to...
    ST. FRANCISVILLE, Mo. -- An Alexandria ATV driver is in serious condition in Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill., with injuries suffered in at crash at 1:43 a.m. Sunday. Chris A. Cooksey, 34, was taken by Air Evac to...
  • Five-year-old injured in Ill. 57 crash

    Five-year-old injured in Ill. 57 crash

    Monday, October 13 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-10-13 18:32:33 GMT
    A 5-year-old Quincy boy was injured when the car he was in crashed on Ill. 57 at 2:18 p.m. Saturday. The boy was taken to Blessing Hospital for treatment of facial injuries. The Adams County Sheriff's Department...
    A 5-year-old Quincy boy was injured when the car he was in crashed on Ill. 57 at 2:18 p.m. Saturday. The boy was taken to Blessing Hospital for treatment of facial injuries. The Adams County Sheriff's Department...
  • Canton driver killed in single-car accident on U.S. 61

    Canton driver killed in single-car accident on U.S. 61

    Monday, October 13 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-10-13 18:22:56 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, Mo. -- A Canton driver was killed in a one-car accident at 1:48 p.m. Sunday on U.S. 61, five miles west of Alexandria. Jack A. Nelson, 58, was pronounced dead at the scene by Clark County Coroner Edwin Wilson...
    ALEXANDRIA, Mo. -- A Canton driver was killed in a one-car accident at 1:48 p.m. Sunday on U.S. 61, five miles west of Alexandria. Jack A. Nelson, 58, was pronounced dead at the scene by Clark County Coroner Edwin Wilson...
  • Four teens injured in crash Friday

    Four teens injured in crash Friday

    Sunday, October 12 2014 2:12 AM EDT2014-10-12 06:12:38 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Mo. -- Four teenagers were injured in a one-vehicle crash at 11:05 p.m. Friday in Scotland County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the crash occurred as a 1999 Hyundai Accent driven by Dakota R. Murray,...
    MEMPHIS, Mo. -- Four teenagers were injured in a one-vehicle crash at 11:05 p.m. Friday in Scotland County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the crash occurred as a 1999 Hyundai Accent driven by Dakota R. Murray,...
  • Two Quincy residents arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

    Two Quincy residents arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

    Sunday, October 12 2014 1:31 AM EDT2014-10-12 05:31:11 GMT
    Two Quincy residents were arrested on drug-related charges after the Quincy Police Department's Street Crimes Unit conducted a traffic stop Thursday at 10th and Jefferson. The traffic stop was related to an...
    Two Quincy residents were arrested on drug-related charges after the Quincy Police Department's Street Crimes Unit conducted a traffic stop Thursday at 10th and Jefferson. The traffic stop was related to an...
  • Judge puts Payson woman on 'short leash,' gives her probation in meth case

    Judge puts Payson woman on 'short leash,' gives her probation in meth case

    Friday, October 10 2014 9:14 AM EDT2014-10-10 13:14:08 GMT
    A Payson woman who admitted to helping manufacture methamphetamine in the Adams County village was sentenced to probation on Thursday. Nicole M. Carpenter, 35, was placed on probation for 24 months and sentenced to 270...
    A Payson woman who admitted to helping manufacture methamphetamine in the Adams County village was sentenced to probation on Thursday. Nicole M. Carpenter, 35, was placed on probation for 24 months and sentenced to 270...
  • Heroin charges lead to prison sentence for Quincy man

    Heroin charges lead to prison sentence for Quincy man

    Friday, October 10 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-10-10 13:04:05 GMT
    A Quincy man arrested on heroin charges in two separate incidents was sent to prison on Thursday. David L. Hedrick, 48, was sentenced to six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Judge Scott Walden during a...
    A Quincy man arrested on heroin charges in two separate incidents was sent to prison on Thursday. David L. Hedrick, 48, was sentenced to six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Judge Scott Walden during a...
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  • On the Record: Reported Oct. 17

    On the Record: Reported Oct. 17

    Saturday, October 18 2014 1:52 AM EDT2014-10-18 05:52:21 GMT
    Quincy Police Injury accident Jill M. Wilson, 44, of 920 S. 57th, and Alan R. Aden, 54, of Golden, both sustained minor injuries in a two-car accident at 5:41 p.m. Oct. 13 at 36th and State. Only Wilson was taken by...
    Quincy Police Injury accident Jill M.AMWilson, 44, of 920 S. 57th, and Alan R. Aden, 54, of Golden, both sustained minor injuries in a two-car accident at 5:41 p.m. Oct. 13 at 36th and State. Only Wilson was taken by...
  • On The Record reported Oct. 5, 2014

    On The Record reported Oct. 5, 2014

    Sunday, October 5 2014 1:54 AM EDT2014-10-05 05:54:39 GMT
    Quincy Police Thefts, burglaries Pair of sunglasses taken from a Chevrolet minivan while it was parked at Country Club Heights between Sept. 7 and 8. Purple and yellow Power Wheels four-wheeler was taken from front...
    Quincy Police Thefts, burglaries Pair of sunglasses taken from a Chevrolet minivan while it was parked at Country Club Heights between Sept. 7 and 8. Purple and yellow Power Wheels four-wheeler was taken from front...
  • On the Record: Reported Oct. 4, 2014

    On the Record: Reported Oct. 4, 2014

    Saturday, October 4 2014 1:08 AM EDT2014-10-04 05:08:30 GMT
    Circuit Court Charges filed Tasha M. Farris, 37, 2232 Chestnut, was charged with endangering the life or health of a child stemming from an Aug. 21 incident.
    Circuit Court Charges filed Tasha M. Farris, 37, 2232 Chestnut, was charged with endangering the life or health of a child stemming from an Aug. 21 incident.
  • Crime of the WeekMore>>

  • Crime of the Week: Stolen 4-wheeler

    Crime of the Week: Stolen 4-wheeler

    Thursday, September 25 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-09-25 15:57:03 GMT
    Quincy Regional Crime Stoppers need your help in solving a theft over $500. A red 2006 Polaris Hawkeye 300 cc 4-wheeler was taken from a trailer parked in the 500 block of Spring in Quincy between 2 and 5 p.m. on Aug....
    Quincy Regional Crime Stoppers need your help in solving a theft over $500. A red 2006 Polaris Hawkeye 300 cc 4-wheeler was taken from a trailer parked in the 500 block of Spring in Quincy between 2 and 5 p.m. on Aug....
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