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New smoothie restaurant coming to Quincy

A long time Fort Madison restaurant is closing next week. A long time Fort Madison restaurant is closing next week. Fort Madison crews are doing some spring cleaning in the cemetery this week. Fort Madison crews are doing some spring cleaning in the cemetery this week. In America's Hometown, it'

WGEM.COM - 2018-03-22 16:53:00

What's the truth behind the boys who vanished in Hannibal?

Years ago two or three boys from Hannibal, Mo., disappeared when a new road was being built south of Hannibal heading into town. Some said the boys were seen by workers looking up at them from holes in the ground. There are so many caves there. They were never found. I would like to know the true st

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-03-22 14:30:02

Crime Stoppers seeks help in solving a trailer theft

The Quincy Regional Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft. The Quincy Police Department was called to the 2200 block of North 24th on March 15 to investigate a theft. A gray Bertron utility trailer was reported missing from the lot. Someone reported recently seeing the trailer attached

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-03-22 05:01:00

Jury finds Quincy man not guilty of residential burglary

QUINCY -- An Adams County jury found a Quincy man not guilty of residential burglary Tuesday in connection with a 2016 burglary after a two-day trial. However, jurors found Spencer A. Wombles, 23, guilty of lesser charges of theft and criminal trespass to a residence after deliberating for two hou

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-03-21 00:15:01

Authorities searching for missing teen girl

Carey. The Monroe City Police Department is seeking help locating a missing teen girl. The police department stated Caitlyn Carey, 13 of Monroe City, was last seen around midnight Tuesday at her home. They stated when her parents went to bed she removed her ankle monitor device and left the residenc

WGEM.COM - 2018-03-21 23:57:00

New London woman injured in head-on crash south of Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A New London woman suffered only minor injuries in a head-on crash Tuesday night south of Hannibal. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Dixie M. Agrella Grue, 44, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Impala driving south on Owens Avenue when she collided head-on with a 1998 Ford Ranger

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-03-22 03:15:02

Ageless Wonder: Quincy's Haden returns home as world champ

QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) -- Pumping iron is something that's been in the blood of Gary Haden for almost 50 years "I came back from Vietnam in November of (1969) and I started lifting weights in January of '70," Haden said. "Pretty much I've been doing it ever since." Now 68-years-old Haden has turned a h

WGEM.COM - 2018-03-22 05:04:00

Former Quincy firefighter, correctional officer gets jail time, probation in aggravated battery case

QUINCY -- A Quincy man accused of hitting a woman with a pistol last year has been sentenced to nearly six months in jail 30 months of probation. Court records show that Christopher A. Patterson was also sentenced to 180 days in the Adams County Jail, with 90 days stayed, by Judge Robert Adrian on M


Four arrested in Hannibal; 'significant amount' of meth, marijuana found

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Four Hannibal residents were arrested Friday on various charges. The Hannibal Police Department said in a release that officers with the Anti-Crime Enforcement Squad executed a search warrant in the 300 block of South Seventh Street and located "a significant amount" of methamphetam


Quincy man arrested in connection with Country Club Heights shooting

QUINCY -- A Quincy man was arrested early Monday morning, and more arrests are possible in connection with a shooting at Country Club Heights Apartments. The Quincy Police Department said Louis L. Jenkins, 29, of 1126 N. Seventh, was arrested at 1:05 a.m. Monday in the 1100 block of North Seventh,


Quincy home catches fire - WGEM.com: Quincy News, Weather, Sports, and Radio

Herald-Whig Photo A house fire broke out at 1619 College in Quincy at approximately 9:13 a.m. on Monday. Heavy smoke could be seen coming out of the house when firefighters arrived on the scene. A neighbor said people were home at the time of the fire, but everyone made it out of the house safely.


Teen ticketed after two-vehicle crash

QUINCY -- A 17-year-old Quincy driver was cited for failing to yield after a two-vehicle crash on Monday afternoon. The Adams County Sheriff's Department reports a 2010 Nissan Sentra driven by the female teen was stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of North 12th and U.S. 24 at 4:18 p.m. t


$1 million bond for Quincy man arrested in Sunday shooting

QUINCY -- Bond was set at $1 million for the Quincy man arrested early Monday in connection with the Sunday shooting at Country Club Heights Apartments. Louis L. Jenkins, 29, of 1126 N. Seventh, was formally charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery of a firearm, both Class X


4 arrested in Hannibal on drug and child endangerment charges

4 arrested in Hannibal on drug and child endangerment charges4 arrested in Hannibal on drug and child endangerment charges Four Hannibal residents were arrested on Friday, three on drug-related charges and one for endangering the welfare of a child. More >> Four Hannibal residents were arrested on F


Quincy Senior High School looking to add art class

Quincy Senior High School is looking to add a new course for students. The High School is interested in bringing on a 3-D art class. Subjects in the class include ceramics, and papier mache. The proposal was brought before the curriculum committee Monday night, Principal Jody Steinke said his schoo


Jury expected to start deliberating Tuesday in Quincy residential burglary case

QUINCY -- An Adams County jury is expected to start deliberating Tuesday in the case of a Quincy man charged in connection with a 2016 residential burglary. Spencer A. Wombles, 23, is eligible for an extended term of 15 to 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections if convicted of one count


Quincy Pokemon Go players collecting items for Teen Reach

QUINCY -- The Quincy area Pokemon Go community is hosting several events for Pokemon Go's March Community Day on Sunday, March 25. Pokemon Go community staff will host a meet and greet from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Washington Park. From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the staff will host a "raid tra


QPD: Apartment shooting 'not believed to be a random act'

QUINCY -- The Quincy Police Department said someone was shot early Sunday morning at Country Club Heights Apartments near 31st and State streets. The department stated in a release that officers responded to a report of shots fired at 5:01 a.m. When officers arrived, they found one male victim who


MedExpress clinic closing; Blessing employer clinic to occupy space

Blessing Health System sent this news release: QUINCY - Blessing Health System will relocate some health services for area employers and their workforces to the building at 24th and Broadway in Quincy that currently houses the MedExpress urgent care facility. MedExpress will end its service to the Q


VIDEO: Firefighters respond to house fire at 1619 College

Quincy firefighters work the scene of a house fire at 1619 college Monday, March 19, 2018. | H-W Photo/Phil Carlson Posted: Mar. 19, 2018 9:37 am Updated: Mar. 19, 2018 9:44 am The Quincy Fire Department is responding to a house fire Monday morning at 1619 College. Scanner traffic indicated that e