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Quincy police seek assistance in identifying two individuals

The Quincy Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying two individuals.Police are asking anyone with information on the two people in these photos to contact Officer E. Dusch #123 at 228-4470 or contact Quincy Regional Crime Stoppers Hotline at (217) 228-4474.You can also submit a tip by

WGEM.COM - 2018-10-17 15:33:26

New attorney to be named for Quincy man charged in 2015 shooting death

Gavin, 56, faces four counts of first-degree murder and armed robbery in the Nov. 23, 2015, shooting death of Carlous Wires at his home on Quincy's northwest side.

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-10-16 10:25:00

Quincy father and daughter raise thousands for cancer camp

Elise, an investment executive with Raymond James, and her father Mark Tyrpin, CEO of Mercantile Bank, joined up with Team One Step to run the Oct. 7 race and raise money to help kids who have been diagnosed with cancer have a fun, educational and empowering camp experience at Children's Oncology Se

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-10-17 00:01:00

LaHood touts tourism, international trade during visit to Quincy

LaHood, a Republican from Dunlap, is well acquainted with the riverfront upgrades done in Peoria.

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-10-17 16:35:00

Cause of death released for kids who died in Quincy fire

Myers said Toby Brewer, 8, and Emma Kramer, 5, both died from “carbon monoxide intoxication due to the inhalation of smoke and suit due to the house fire.”


Coping with Tragedy: Stress debriefing for first responders after fatal fire

Dealing with fatal accidents, crashes, or fires is never easy, especially for firefighters.

KHQA.COM - 2018-10-16 22:23:39

Keokuk man arrested on felony drug charges

The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of a Keokuk, Iowa, man on felony drug charges.

WGEM.COM - 2018-10-17 10:00:29

School bus and car crash in Quincy

The Quincy Police Department has reported an early morning crash between a school bus and a car.The crash happened at approximately 7:30 a.m. Monday on the corner of 16th and State St. in Quincy.The nose of the bus and the front of the car on the driver’s side collided on 16th St. just off of State


Candlelight vigil held for children who died in Quincy house fire

On Monday night, hundreds of people attended a candlelight vigil outside the home where Toby Brewer, 8, and Emma Kramer, 5, died of “carbon monoxide intoxication.”


Quincy Media grants scholarship to local student

John Wood Community College honored college students looking for financial support at a scholarship reception Tuesday night.Camp Point, Illinois native Mary Perry was awarded an ag scholarship from the Quincy Herald Whig and WGEM.She was among hundreds of students who were awarded more than $50,000

WGEM.COM - 2018-10-16 22:16:51

Man dies after tractor rolls on him in northwest Iowa

INWOOD, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man died in a northwest Iowa farm accident.The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office says the accident occurred Friday on a farm northwest of Inwood. The office says 59-year-old Paul DeBoer was operating the machine when it rolled over and pinned him.DeBoer was pronounce

WGEM.COM - 2018-10-16 08:04:48

Mill Creek Water issues boil order in Quincy

Mill Creek Water officials have issued a boil order Tuesday for some customers in Quincy.The boil order affects all Mill Creek Water customers in the Timberline subdivision.Officials say the boil order is due to a water main break.

WGEM.COM - 2018-10-16 13:58:09

Tri-State child sex abuse cases on the rise

"Last year we had over 160 child abuse cases that we handled through the CAC & Adams Co. alone. Our agency handled approximately 450 in our nine counties. This year we're on track to be higher than that," said Jessica Bolton, the Director of Forensic Interviewing at the Advocacy Network in Quincy.

KHQA.COM - 2018-10-16 17:03:51

Therapy dogs come to local students

On Tuesday, students with autism at Baldwin School had the chance to play and interact with therapy dogs.The classrooms each spent a half hour with two different therapy dogs. The dogs come from Therapy Dogs International Quincy Chapter. A Para-Educator at Baldwin said giving the students this expe

WGEM.COM - 2018-10-16 18:45:26

QND (Sr) Captain Nathan Obert Shares Insight On Friday’s Rivalry Showdown Against Quincy High On The Gridiron

The (3-5) Raiders of Quincy Notre Dame High will play host to Quincy High this Football Friday Night.The (6-2) Blue Devils enjoy a 3 game winning streak over QND heading into Friday’s clash at 7:00 pm.The Raiders are (1-2) playing at Advance Physical Therapy Field this season. That’s where QND will

WGEM.COM - 2018-10-16 00:50:52

Mexico man receives 27 child sex crime charges

MEXICO, Mo. - A Mexico, Missouri, man is charged with 27 counts of various sex crimes for rapes and assaults he allegedly committed between September 2016 and May 2018.


Kmart shoppers saddened by company bankruptcy

"It's sad ...," said Schnelle, a resident of Hannibal, Mo., when told Monday the Kmart store at 3701 Broadway soon will be closing. "We're losing a lot of stores."


More information about the fatal house fire will be released this week

Officials said when the fire started, the mother and one of the children in the house were able to get out safely, but 8-year-old Toby Brewer and 5-year-old Emma Kramer did not make it out.


Baylis, IL home destroyed by fire

The house is a total loss, and located on Pike County Highway 2, a block west of South Main Street in Baylis, IL.


Investigation into fire that killed two children continues

Eight-year-old Toby Brewer, and his sister, Emma Kramer, 5, died in the fire at 611 N. Eighth.