Matt Hopf has joined The Herald-Whig newsroom as a staff writer in 2010. His primary responsibility is covering Illinois region news and features, and also writes the popular "Answers" column. A Palos Heights native, Matt received a master's degree in public affairs from the University of Illinois Springfield and a bachelor's degree in journalism from Eastern Illinois University. Before starting at The Herald-Whig, Matt interned with the GateHouse Media State Capital Bureau. He also interned at newspapers in Palos Heights and Tinley Park. In his free time, Matt roots for the Chicago White Sox and the Green Bay Packers, watches cooking shows religiously and plays trumpet in the Quincy Concert Band. Matt and his wife, Melissa, live in Quincy and have a daughter.
Firefighters remained on scene for nearly six hours Wednesday at a fire in a Quincy industrial building.
A Quincy man who served as the driver in a 2018 shooting at a Quincy apartment complex was sentenced to six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
A Quincy man was sentenced to 10 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after he pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated robbery Monday in Adams County Circuit Court.
When Breann and Daniel Alter moved into their home on Quincy's north side nearly two years ago, they did what many new homeowners would do: they make updates in the living areas of the house.
A Quincy man who faces multiple charges after he reportedly fled the Adams County Courthouse as a court security officer attempted to place him in custody has waived his right to a jury trial.