Quincy News

Grant doubles purchasing power at Quincy farmers market

A program kicking off Saturday morning allows certain customers to double their purchasing power for fresh fruit and vegetables at the Quincy farmers market.

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Three arrested, all facing meth charges
Police & Courts

Three arrested, all facing meth charges

The Adams County Sheriff's Department arrested three people Thursday on drug-related charges in two separate incidents.

Man arrested in reported burglary of Quincy business
Police & Courts

Man arrested in reported burglary of Quincy business

A Quincy man was arrested early Thursday morning in what police say was a burglary of a business on South Eighth.

McKenzie sentenced 25 years for 2015 death
Police & Courts

McKenzie sentenced 25 years for 2015 death

Derek McKenzie of Quincy was sentenced Friday to 25 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for his role in a 2015 beating death. Under a the negotiated plea, McKenzie, 31, pleaded guilty to killing Billy Graham, 47.

Sixth-grader boosts STEM skills at National Youth Leadership Forum
Education

Sixth-grader boosts STEM skills at National Youth Leadership Forum

Hailey Fisher, who will be a sixth-grader at Quincy Junior High School when school resumes next month, joined more than 240 elementary students from across the nation at the National Youth Leadership Forum: Pathways to STEM session.

Illinois News

UNANSWERED QUESTIONS: Inmate's family fights to learn how he died in prison

More than two weeks after her brother died in an Illinois prison, Dana Caley still doesn't know exactly what caused his death. Earl Eugene Little, 33, who had lived in Quincy and Rushville, died July 6 in Illinois Department of Corrections custody in Pinc

Police & Courts

Quincy woman injured in motorcycle crash

A Quincy woman was injured in a Friday afternoon motorcycle crash.

Habitat for Humanity seeks helpers, new building sites
Illinois News

Habitat for Humanity seeks helpers, new building sites

Habitat for Humanity's Quincy chapter will need two things when work on another house begins next month -- volunteers and a site for a future home.

JWCC approves $14.99 million balanced budget
Education

JWCC approves $14.99 million balanced budget

The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees has approved a $14.99 million balanced budget for fiscal 2019.

UPDATE: Quincy police investigating Thursday shooting of 14-year-old boy in 900 block of Payson Avenue
Police & Courts

UPDATE: Quincy police investigating Thursday shooting of 14-year-old boy in 900 block of Payson Avenue

Quincy police are investigating a report of a shooting Thursday afternoon at 917 Payson Ave. that sent a man to Blessing Hospital with a head wound. A quincy police sergeant said officers received a call at 4:12 p.m. of a shot being fired at the location.