Western School District officials said elementary and high school students returned to their schools in Barry for lunch and the remainder of the day after they were evacuated Friday morning after a reported bomb threat in Barry. The threat was not at the schools.
The Ralls County Sheriff's Department arrested a Hannibal man in connection with a burglary early Wednesday in rural New London.
Two Bowling Green men were arrested Wednesday in connection with a Pike County residential burglary and a lengthy pursuit through three counties.
A Quincy woman ws sentenced to seven years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for starting two residential fires in 2016 and 2018.
QUINCY -- A former Quincy University standout and owner of a youth basketball training and select traveling team program who allegedly accepted payments for services but failed to honor agreements or issue refunds has been arrested on a charge of theft over $10,000.
Joel A. Box, 35, of Rockford, was arrested Wednesday and transported to Quincy where he is being held in the Adams County Jail on a $100,000 bond.
The Adams County Sheriff's Department said it and the Quincy Police Department were assisted by the Rockford Police Department in the arrest.
Several clients of Box's business Joel Box Evolution Basketball claim that he failed to hold workouts or start team activities despite parents paying hundreds of dollars.
One parent told The Herald-Whig that she lost $1,850 that she paid for workouts and a travel team for her daughter at the end of 2018, but that there were no workouts or practices.
A Quincy man facing child pornography charges has been indicted on several other charges, including one alleging that he encouraged his roommate to sexually abuse a child.