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UNO's Diego Gutierrez scores twice as Mavericks best Western Illinois in Summit League play

Gutierrez, a Ralston graduate who has scored seven of UNO's 12 goals this season, put the Mavs in front by scoring from outside the box with just over six minutes left before halftime.


Emergency Training at Quincy Regional Airport

“Not only is this regulated by the FAA for us to do every three years, but it’s also a way to re-assure the traveling public in the unlikely event anything would happen we would be prepared to deal with it in a safe and quick manner,” said the new Director of the airport Sandra Shore.


Jim Nowlan: Illinois higher education — from best to bleakest

Today, in contrast, about half of all Illinois high school grads headed to college flee to institutions out of state. This can be turned around, but not without a renewed collaboration among state leadership on affordability, focus and understanding of the new realities.


Portion of South 8th St. closed in Quincy

City officials in Quincy have reported that South 8th St. between Illinois Highway 57 and Klondike Road is closed to through traffic.Officials state the roadway has been closed to allow for the emergency repair of a section of collapsed shoulder south of April Avenue.The road is expected to open to


Central Illinois Sees the Earliest Snowfall Since 2014

Peoria, IL - For the first time since October 2nd, 2014 Central Illinois had snow fall in October. While some areas saw enough snow to cover grassy areas and elevated surfaces, most of Central Illinois didn't receive measurable (0.1") snow. When an area receives less than measurable precipitation it


Jimmies top third-ranked Illinois

Haney turned over University of Illinois in the Jimmie zone and beat Fighting Illini goalie Jake Barnhart on the breakaway 17 seconds into the contest. Jamestown beat third-ranked Illinois 3-2, and the two teams will face each other for Round 2 tonight at 7 p.m."It was that early, I don't even know


Boil order for residents near Woodlawn Rd. in Quincy

A boil order has been issued for some residents near Woodlawn Road in Quincy.The homes affected are:Woodlawn Road – House numbers 130 through 180Lincoln Hill Northwest – House numbers 300 through 320City officials reported that the repair of a broken water service line required an interruption of se


Two people taken to hospital after being burned

MEXICO - Two people ended up in the hospital with burn injuries after police said one of them poured gasoline on a fire.The incident happened Wednesday night on Jackson Street, where according to police a man was near a fire pit and poured gasoline on the small fire. The flames travelled up the stre


Quincy man faces bench trial in February high-speed chase, domestic disturbance case

He had pleaded not guilty April 4 to charges of aggravated domestic battery, aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol, domestic battery, aggravated fleeing to elude a peace officer and aggravated assault in the Feb. 22 incident. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of aggravated assault.


Social Security checks will grow in 2019 as inflation rises

Following a stretch of low inflation, the cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for 2019 is the highest in seven years. It amounts to $39 a month for the average retired worker, according to estimates released Thursday by the Social Security Administration.


Local businesses suffer from flooded roads

In La Grange, Missouri, many roads are flooded and shut down. One of them is South Street, which goes right through the heart of the town. No people on the streets means less foot traffic for businesses.


WATCH: Illinois gubernatorial debate in Quincy

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker face off for the final time in a televised debate.Thursday evening’s hour-long forum in Quincy will be hosted by WGEM-TV. It’s the only one of three gubernatorial debates outside Chicago for the wealthy GOP incumb


Flood water shuts down road on riverfront

Flooding has shut down a popular road on the Quincy riverfront.Bonansinga Drive is shut down between Cedar Street and Koch’s Lane. The road was closed Wednesday afternoon around 3 p.m. Quincy Central Services Director Kevin McClean said they closed the road early, to keep all drivers safe.“Everybody


Vandals trash school bus specially equipped to transport handicap students

"It's uncalled for," said Amy Winningham, Transportation Director at First Student Transportation.


Quincy police & fire pensions could lead to an increase in property taxes

Aldermen were given estimates from a private firm at Monday night’s city council meeting, showing the city should pay $535,000 more than last year for police and fire pensions.


Rauner, Pritzker face off in Quincy for final debate

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NEMO man in jail after sending lewd pictures to two underage girls

Jesse Huckaby, 42, of Ewing, Missouri was arrested by the Lewis County Sheriff's Office on two counts of attempted statutory rape in the second degree, both class E felonies, one count of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. (Lewis County Sheriff's Office)


Taxpayers could pay more for Quincy riverfront redevelopment

Finally, board members discussed different fees for 2019 including batting cage, golf course and marina fees.


Crash involving several vehicles temporarily shuts down Illinois 5

CARBON CLIFF, Illinois — An accident on Highway 5 temporarily closed down northbound traffic this morning.Several vehicles were involved in an accident on Oct. 10 that left two cars in the middle of the road with airbags deployed. A semi truck was pulled off on the side of the road, and another car


Union slams Missouri prisons chief over social media photo

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) —Missouri prison guards were criticizing the Department of Corrections director, who was photographed at a September golf fundraiser holding a beer while wearing a shirt with the department logo.The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported prison employee union chief Gary Gross said