Both sides rest in Gavin retrial
Police & Courts

Both sides rest in Gavin retrial

The prosecution and the defense both rested their cases Tuesday in the retrial of Steven E. Gavin in connection with teh 2015 shooting death of a Quincy man.

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Police reportedly seize 43 pounds of cannabis during traffic stop

More than 40 pounds of cannabis were reportedly seized and two people were arrested on drug charges Sunday during a traffic stop on Interstate 72 in Pike County.

Century-old Pittsfield building to get new life
Illinois News

Century-old Pittsfield building to get new life

If the walls of two-story brick building at 115 Washington St. in downtown Pittsfield could talk, contractor Joe Petty would like to hear the stories.

Pikeland names new superintendent
Education

Pikeland names new superintendent

West Prairie Superintendent Carol Kilver is heading to a new job in a school district that she says offers "a perfect blend" of history, stability and strong leadership.

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Dream Big Annual Campaign raises $300,000

Quincy Public Schools Foundation Executive Director Kent Embree credits raising awareness, building community relationships and strong volunteer leadership for another successful Dream Big Annual Campaign.

Detective recounts Wires death investigation at Gavin retrial
Police & Courts

Detective recounts Wires death investigation at Gavin retrial

The lead detective in the Carlous Wires shooting death investigation testified Friday that police had to investigate rumors from the street in the case.

Witnesses claim Gavin said he killed Wires
Police & Courts

Witnesses claim Gavin said he killed Wires

Two witnesses testified Thursday that Steven E. Gavin told them he shot and killed Carlous Wires.

Missouri man found guilty in fatal stabbing of Pleasant Hill man
Police & Courts

Missouri man found guilty in fatal stabbing of Pleasant Hill man

A Pike County jury needed nearly four hours Friday to find a Louisiana, Mo., man guilty in the March 2019 stabbing death of a Pleasant Hill man.

Riverfront Development Steering Committee holds first meeting
Local Government

Riverfront Development Steering Committee holds first meeting

In the first of many meetings to come, the Quincy Riverfront Development Steering Committee met Thursday and outlined the yearlong process of developing a comprehensive development strategy for the city's riverfront.

Group offering grants to bolster number of conventions in Quincy
Quincy News

Group offering grants to bolster number of conventions in Quincy

Local organizations and groups hoping to bring small, medium and large-scale convention and events to the Gem City will now be able to receive a grant from the Oakley-Lindsay Center Board of Directors and the Quincy Area Convention.

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