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Celebrating Summer on 6th in Quincy

This week's Spirit of the Tri-states report, brought to you by Continental Cement and Green America Recycling, celebrates Summer on 6th Street in Quincy Thursday night.

KHQA.COM - 2018-06-21 22:32:48

Downtown Quincy lays plans to encourage people to stop and enjoy the sights.

The idea is to give people, and potential customers, a place to sit while looking around at all of the businesses in Downtown Quincy.

KHQA.COM - 2018-06-22 21:20:07

Four arrested in Hannibal on drug related charges

Police stated that on Wednesday officers executed a search warrant in the 2800 block of Marion St. based on an ongoing narcotics investigation. They stated during the search officers located methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.


Adams Co. Sheriff's office needs help IDing two people

QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) -The Adams County Sheriffs Office requested assistance in identifying two individuals.Sheriff Brian VonderHaar asked anyone with information on the individuals above to contact the Quincy Regional Crime Stoppers Hotline at (217) 228-4474 or you can submit a tip by going to www.qu


Q-Fest kicks off in Washington Park

Q-Fest kicked off last year bringing in around 6,000 people and this year organizers expect that number to grow to 7,000, creating more than half a million dollars in economic impact.

WGEM.COM - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

New convenient care clinic is opened at Quincy grocery store

"As the name says, it's more about convenience," said Dr. Joseph Lane the Clinic Medical Director. "It's about bringing access to patients. It's about being available when the patients need to have care, because illness doesn't know a time frame. So, we try to be there and open up these facilities j

WGEM.COM - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Iowa dad falls asleep at wheel and crashes into oncoming car, injuring his family

FORT MADISON, Iowa — A man, his wife, and their two children were all injured after he fell asleep while driving and crashed into another car in rural Fort Madison, Iowa shortly before 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 21st.

WQAD - 2018-06-22 17:25:05

Big plans underway for Downtown Quincy's 6th Street

Merchants along 6th Street hope to eventually get city approval and funding to completely shut down 6th Street from Maine Street to Vermont Street, making it a walking area with shops, restaurants and apartments.


Quincy City Tennis Tournament Underway

Lesko said, "It's really sentimental for me. It helps remind me why I play tennis, all the people the community.

WGEM.COM - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Opioids a community epidemic in Hannibal

The two self-identified addicts-turned men of God are burdened by limited resources, limited time and limited solutions. Their ministry, Harvest Outreach, doesn't have enough beds to fit the demand, and they are being forced to turn away those seeking treatment. Harvest Outreach's male sober-living

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-06-22 10:00:00

Illinois coroner who withheld poor people's remains resigns

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A western Illinois coroner is resigning after facing criticism over his practice of keeping poor people's remains until their relatives could pay $1,000.Adams County Coroner James Keller said in his resignation letter Wednesday that he was stepping down effective July 10 to spend


Hannibal man pleads not guilty in Adams County drug-trafficking case

QUINCY -- A Hannibal, Mo., man faces up to 60 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections if convicted of the most severe charge he faces after being accused of trafficking methamphetamine into Quincy.


Fire damages apartment building Wednesday night in Quincy; no one injured

Steve Salrin, deputy chief of the Quincy Fire Department, said all residents escaped without injury and the fire was extinguished quickly.


Quincy man charged in reported Sunday stabbing incident

Court records show Jay D. Schroder was charged with aggravated domestic battery, a Class 2 felony; aggravated unlawful restraint, a Class 3 felony; and aggravated battery, a Class 3 felony, during his first appearance Monday in Adams County Circuit Court.


Man lying in road hit by car in Ralls Co.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has reported that a St Charles, Missouri, man was hit by a vehicle in Ralls County.


18-year-old may be tied to series of thefts

PALMYRA, Mo. -- An 18-year-old Fort Madison, Iowa, resident is being held in the Lewis County Jail connection with a series of thefts in the region.


Quincy man arrested after disturbance involving knife

Officers determined Jay D. Schroder, 62, of 1709 Sycamore, caused the injury to the man and recovered a knife alleged to have been used in the incident.


Police search results in five drug arrests in Hannibal

On Monday, officers assigned to the Hannibal Police Department’s Anti-Crime Enforcement Squad (ACES) executed a search warrant in the 2400 block of Chestnut Street based on an ongoing narcotics investigation. During the search officers located methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.


LIFE STORIES: Quincy quadruplets taking different paths after high school

QUINCY -- As their four sons grew up, Anne and Clint Gibleon tried to hide the fact that they are quadruplets as much as they could, hoping to offer the boys a life as normal as possible under the unique circumstances.


SIU adding doctors to treat opioid dependency with medication

When Dr. Michael Connolly ?moved from Wisconsin to Quincy in January 2017 to teach at ?Southern Illinois University's Center for Family Medicine, he was shocked at the number of opioid prescriptions and substance use disorders.