Duchess of Sussex supports Grenfell fire charity cookbook
Food

Duchess of Sussex supports Grenfell fire charity cookbook

The Duchess of Sussex is giving her backing to a cookbook from a community kitchen set up in the aftermath of London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire

To avoid overdoses, some test their heroin before taking it
Health

To avoid overdoses, some test their heroin before taking it

The newest tool in the fight against opioid overdoses is an inexpensive test strip that can detect the presence of a potentially deadly painkiller

Families paved pathway that led to slaves' freedom
Once Upon a Time

Families paved pathway that led to slaves' freedom

Quincy's abolitionist network was in great danger after passage of the Fugitive Slave Act in 1850. Under federal law, slave owners could visit free states and retrieve their human property.

Quincy News

New Start Rescue Mission may have to close doors

QUINCY -- New Start Rescue Mission will likely have to close its doors at some point this fall if directors are unable to raise $45,000. The two-story mission, which has been at 936 N. Sixth since it opened in late 2007, provides a temporary residence for

Dad riding bike across U.S. to fight rare disease that killed his son
Illinois News

Dad riding bike across U.S. to fight rare disease that killed his son

QUINCY -- Robb Freed arrived in Quincy Friday afternoon on the return leg of what will be more than an 8,000-mile cycling tour of the nation, raising funds to fight a rare disease that took the life of his son. "EB (epidermolysis bullosa) affects one out o

New US survey shows some progress against opioid crisis
Health

New US survey shows some progress against opioid crisis

A U.S. government survey shows some progress in the fight against the ongoing opioid addiction crisis

Quincy News

March for Jesus a ‘great time for the community'

"March for Jesus" returns Sept. 29 to downtown Quincy. "It's a great thing, a great time for the community," said the Rev. Bruce Rice, executive director of contemporary Christian radio station WGCA FM-88.5, and one of the organizers of the march.

A chicken that's tender and juicy, thanks to a beer can
Food

A chicken that's tender and juicy, thanks to a beer can

With my beer-can chicken, the skin is crispy and burnished by the heat of the grill. But that's not all _ the chicken is tender, juicy and has a slightly smoky but pure chicken flavor that is accentuated by the steamed beer.

Lab test may identify dangerous gene mutations, study finds
Health

Lab test may identify dangerous gene mutations, study finds

Scientists say a lab test may help determine whether specific genetic abnormalities are likely to make people sick

Calling teen vaping 'epidemic,' officials weigh flavor ban
Health

Calling teen vaping 'epidemic,' officials weigh flavor ban

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says teenage use of e-cigarettes has reached "epidemic" levels in the U.S. and called on manufacturers Wednesday to address the problem or have their products pulled off the market