Police & Courts

New Canton man dies in motorcycle crash in Pike County

A New Canton man was fatally injured in a motorcycle crash at 12:52 p.m. Saturday along Ill. 96 about two miles south of Kinderhook in Pike County.

Basketball game for disabled students has all the fanfare of other games
Illinois News

Basketball game for disabled students has all the fanfare of other games

Maria Hopp wanted her disabled son to participate in basketball like his brothers, so she approached the West Central Illinois Special Education Cooperative with an idea to start a game for disabled students. Almost a decade later, the game is going stron

Logue, Ernst vie for Quincy 3rd Ward seat
Quincy News

Logue, Ernst vie for Quincy 3rd Ward seat

Two candidates running for a 3rd Ward seat on the Quincy City Council in the April 4 election say public safety issues are important to the voters whom they hope to represent on the northeastern side of Quincy.

Police & Courts

Woman injured in crash near Liberty

LIBERTY, Ill. -- Woman injured in crash near Liberty

2016 Quincy crime numbers vary widely
Quincy News

2016 Quincy crime numbers vary widely

While figures released this week by the Quincy Police Department show that violent crime climbed slightly last year, to 209 incidents from 205 in 2015, the numbers remained below where they stood a decade ago.

Trump's 'skinny budget' slashes transportation
Transportation

Trump's 'skinny budget' slashes transportation

Commercial flights to and from Quincy Regional Airport would be threatened under the federal budget proposed Thursday by President Donald Trump. Trump's $1.15 trillion spending plan calls for reducing U.S. Department of Transportation funding $2.4 billion.

Authorities arrest 12, seize drugs in warrant detail
Police & Courts

Authorities arrest 12, seize drugs in warrant detail

Law enforcement arrested 12 subjects and reportedly seized one-half pound of cannabis, cash, a shotgun, prescription pills, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia Wednesday during a warrant raid.

Civic Center Authority approves $1.66 million budget for OLC operations
Quincy News

Civic Center Authority approves $1.66 million budget for OLC operations

A $1.66 million annual budget was approved for the Oakley-Lindsay Center and related operations Wednesday. OLC Executive Director Rob Ebbing said the 2017-18 budget is up $56,000 from the current year's spending plan.

Antique auto museum ruling expected within 21 days
Local Government

Antique auto museum ruling expected within 21 days

A ruling in a lawsuit filed by a local auto club over its former antique auto museum in All American Park was not issued Wednesday after testimony ended in the two-day trial. Judge Jerry Hooker told the courtroom that he would rule within 21 days.

'Needs and challenges' addressed at manufacturing conference
Education

'Needs and challenges' addressed at manufacturing conference

Pat Tracy provided some insight into the ongoing success of Dot Foods as a keynote speaker at Wednesday's inaugural Tri-State Manufacturing Conference hosted by John Wood Community College.

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