Police & Courts

Inmate dies in Marion County Jail

The Marion County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of an inmate in the county jail.

Report: FBI raids former Quincy legislator, lobbyist's home
Illinois News

Report: FBI raids former Quincy legislator, lobbyist's home

A Chicago newspaper is reporting that a former state legislator from Quincy, who has been described as "the most trusted and respected lobbyist in Springfield" and a confidant of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan had his house raided by the FBI.

Health care providers warn of heat-related illness
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Health care providers warn of heat-related illness

Health care providers are encouraging people to be mindful of heat-related illness as the region remains under an excessive heat warning through Saturday with it feeling as hot as 110 degrees.

Friends of Florida receive grant to help install new informational signs
Missouri News

Friends of Florida receive grant to help install new informational signs

[Note]FLORIDA, Mo. -- Historic and cultural sites in the village of Florida, including the spot where author Mark Twain was born, will be highlighted through a series of informational signs being erected by the Friends of Florida organization. Warren Hagan

Hannibal News

AC to be turned on at Hannibal High School next week

HANNIBAL, MO. -- Previously teachers and students at Hannibal High School had to wait until October for cool air to fill the building. That changes next week when some of the school's new air conditioning units are switched on. During Wednesday night's mee

New trial location sought in Gavin case
Police & Courts

New trial location sought in Gavin case

The attorney for the Quincy man set to be retried in the 2015 shooting death of a Quincy man is seeking to move the trail.

Drone racing competition slated for Saturday and Sunday on HLG campus
Hannibal News

Drone racing competition slated for Saturday and Sunday on HLG campus

[Note]HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Drones flying close to 90 mph will be featured at the inaugural Bill Lear Innovator's Cup Drone Racing Finals this Saturday and Sunday in Hannibal. The event is part of the city's yearlong slate of activities celebrating the 200th an

Former nursing home chaplain pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges
Police & Courts

Former nursing home chaplain pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges

The former chaplain at a Quincy nursing home has pleaded not guilty to multiple sex abuse charges, including two counts that are alleged to involve residents of the home.

Illinois compiling flood damage reports
Quincy News

Illinois compiling flood damage reports

QUINCY -- Damage assessments are being prepared across Illinois to determine if the state qualifies for federal assistance from major flooding this spring and summer. John Simon, director of the Adams County Emergency Management Agency, said the county is

Census committee hopes marketing campaign will boost census participation levels
Illinois News

Census committee hopes marketing campaign will boost census participation levels

QUINCY -- A $74,000 marketing and advertising grant from Illinois Secretary of State's office will be used by the city of Quincy's Complete Count Committee in hopes that the additional coverage of the upcoming U.S. Census will help bolster participation ra

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