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Memorial Bridge closes for two hours as emergency responders deal with suicidal person

Posted: Jul. 9, 2019 9:10 am

QUINCY -- Quincy's Memorial Bridge was closed for nearly two hours early Tuesday morning as emergency responders prepared for rescue efforts for a person police said was suicidal.

The Quincy Police Department, Quincy Fire Department and Tri-Township Fire Department responded at 1:19 a.m. to a report of a suicidal person on the bridge.

Quincy Police negotiators also responded to the scene, and the department reports the person was taken into custody without incident.

The bridge reopened to traffic at 3:20 a.m.

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.

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

Former nursing home chaplain pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges

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DAILY BLOTTER: July 17, 2019
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DAILY BLOTTER: July 17, 2019

Compiled from logs emailed by the Quincy Police Department at 4:49 p.m. July 16 and 5 a.m. July 17.

Police & Courts

Arrest made in agricultural store burglary

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Trial pushed back two months for former day care worker facing child porn charges
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Trial pushed back two months for former day care worker facing child porn charges

The trial of a former day care worker facing multiple counts of child pornography has been delayed two months.

Police & Courts

Preliminary hearing set in Mount Sterling shooting death case

A preliminary hearing has been set in the case of a man charged in the shooting death of a Mount Sterling woman.

Dallas City man jailed on predatory criminal sexual assault charge
Police & Courts

Dallas City man jailed on predatory criminal sexual assault charge

CARTHAGE, Ill. -- A Dallas City man remains in the Hancock County Jail on a predatory criminal sexual assault charge.