Law enforcement trying multiple methods to curb opioid overdoses

Three opioid overdose deaths in rapid succession in 2015 showed a gap in tracking in the city of Quincy. Until part way through 2015, the Quincy Police Department didn't track the number of opioid overdose calls it responded to. It does now.

Vogel threepeats in Stocks, eyes derby history
Quincy News

Vogel threepeats in Stocks, eyes derby history

Jadyn Vogel assures her assault on the Quincy Soap Box Derby record book is far from finished.

Quincy News

Q-Fest to return to Washington Park next weekend

Downtown Quincy's premier art and music festival will return to the Gem City next weekend. The 2nd annual Q-Fest will combine food, music and art in a central location, Washington Park, over the course of a weekend.

Police & Courts

Driver taken to hospital after car drives into Mississippi River

The Quincy Police Department is investigating an incident involving a car that drove into the Mississippi River at the north end of Kesler Park at 3:43 p.m. Saturday.

Nearly 100 special Soap Box Derby racers compete in 'mind-blowing' 11-hour Super Kids marathon
Quincy News

Nearly 100 special Soap Box Derby racers compete in 'mind-blowing' 11-hour Super Kids marathon

The fourth edition of the Quincy Optimist Club Super Kids Soap Box Derby, which crowned four champions during an 11-hour Grand Prix of Gravity, provided another example of how the human spirit can accomplish marvelous things.

Police & Courts

Police: stabbing victim dies, investigation continues

Quincy police have identified the victim who died after a stabbing June 7 at a home in the 900 block of North Third.

No one injured after car crashes into side of Burger King
Police & Courts

No one injured after car crashes into side of Burger King

A motorist escaped injury when the 2016 Buick Verano he was driving crashed into the east side of the Burger King restaurant at 635 Broadway around 6 p.m. Friday.

Quincy News

Blessing Early Learning loss power during Thursday storm

Power was lost at the Blessing Health System's Lauretta M. Eno Early Learning Center because of fallen power lines during a Thursday afternoon storm that passed through Quincy.

Quincy News

Hydrant replacement requires boil order on Quincy's east side

The prelacement of a fire hydrant requires a water service interruption for some customers on Quincy's east side.

Strawberry tells Crossing crowd he's content with new mission in life
Quincy News

Strawberry tells Crossing crowd he's content with new mission in life

The New Straw was on display Thursday night at the Crossing in Quincy, as former big league baseball star and ex-prison inmate Darryl Strawberry spoke to a live crowd of 1,500 about how he turned his life around by turning to God.

Quincy Park District offering naming rights to help pay for synthetic field at Wavering
Local Government

Quincy Park District offering naming rights to help pay for synthetic field at Wavering

The Quincy Park District wants to install synthetic turf at a second district ballfield. The district published notices Wednesday seeking bids for naming rights proposals for Wavering Field, which would help pay for a new synthetic surface.