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Hannibal man arrested following altercation at Hardee's

On Sunday at 3:38 p.m., Hannibal Police officers responded to Hardee's at 2900 James Road for an assault report. It was reported that a male subject was verbally abusive to both employees and patrons of the business.


Efforts to overhaul criminal sentences in Missouri advancing in Legislature

JEFFERSON CITY • In the latest bid to overhaul Missouri’s criminal justice system, a Senate panel voted unanimously Monday to give judges more flexibility when they are sentencing people to prison.


Flood Warning issued March 25 at 11:46AM CDT by NWS St Louis MO

* At 10:15 AM Monday the stage was 23.6 feet. * Flood stage is 16.0 feet. * Moderate flooding is forecast. * The river is forecast to remain steady near 23.6 feet through. Wednesday evening and then begin a slow fall.


Jackson, MO resident wins big in Missouri Lottery

JACKSON, MO (KFVS) - A Jackson, Missouri man received a big welcome home gift after a family vacation. Kevin Pruitt was met with a $77,777 Missouri Lottery prize from his winning ticket, “Fireball 7s” scratcher ticket.


Missouri residents can now apply for a REAL ID

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Starting Monday, residents in Missouri can begin applying for a REAL ID compliant license. Effective October 1, 2020, you will be required to present a REAL ID, or another form of identification accepted by TSA, to board domestic flights. You will also need it to access feder


Mississippi River at Crest From Canton to Hannibal

A flood crest at 23.6 feet is expected on the Mississippi at Hannibal today. Flood stage is 16 feet at Hannibal. The National Weather Service says the river will fall about a foot over the next week. The river is at crest at Quincy, LaGrange and Canton this morning. A crest at 21.9 feet is expected


2 children among 4 victims of head-on crash in Missouri

UNION, Mo. – Authorities say four family members have been killed in a head-on crash in eastern Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash happened Friday in Franklin County when the victim’s southbound car crossed into the path of a northbound tractor-trailer on Missouri 47. The car


Hannibal adapting to rising river

The rising Mississippi River in Hannibal has city officials and event coordinators changing plans. Hannibal Board of Public Works (HBPW) implemented its flood prevention preparation plan when the flood crest initially topped 20 feet last week. Crews are preparing city properties that aren’t protecte


Audio: Missouri State Fair announces headliner bands

The Missouri State Fair has announced the 1st show of its 2019 Concert Series. The 2019 Missouri State Fair runs August 8 through August 18.


One person shot at Gulfport, Ill. bar, police search for suspect

GULFPORT, Illinois (KWQC) - UPDATE: The Burlington Iowa Area Crimestoppers has released grainy images of a person of interest in a shooting at a Gulfport bar Sunday morning. In a Facebook post, Crimestoppers said the shooting happened at Club Expose in the 200 block of Egon Road. Calls and texts to


Cullerton: Veterans’ Home report reveals Rauner cover-up

VILLA PARK- State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) released the following statement in response to the Performance Audit of the Legionnaires' Disease at the Quincy Veterans' Home released by the Auditor General on Monday:


'A close-knit business': Golden Eagle Distributing grows with changing beer industry

MOUNT PLEASANT — For Golden Eagle Distributing, family is woven into all aspects of its business, from the people who run it to the decor at the Mount Pleasant facility. It's a family business spanning three states and three generations.


Charges filed in Hannibal stabbing case

HANNIBAL, Mo. — Charges have been filed in connection with a stabbing Monday morning in Hannibal. Court records show Brenda J. Watkins, 21, of Hannibal, was charged with second-degree assault and armed criminal action Wednesday.


Jail construction to constrict Adams County courthouse parking for two months

QUINCY -- Parking around the Adams County Courthouse will become more difficult for the next two months as construction of the new jail continues. Crews will close off the courthouse employee parking lot along Broadway on April 1 for resurfacing.


Traffic in downtown Quincy to be affected by water main repair

QUINCY (WGEM) — A portion of Vermont St. and Hampshire St. in downtown Quincy will have reduced traffic flow Tuesday through Wednesday. Quincy officials have reported that beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday through 5 p.m. on Wednesday, the following sections of road will have reduced traffic flow:


Horizons serves first ever Sunday Night meal

For the first time on Sunday Night, Horizons Soup Kitchen served a hot meal to dozens of people in need in Quincy. Horizons officials said it has been a long term goal for the soup kitchen to serve a Sunday meal, and with that goal achieved a hot meal is now available every day of the week in the co


Crews to put emergency repairs to Pike County bridge

Illinois Department of Transportation said crews are making emergency repairs to a bridge in Pike County, Illinois. Officials said the right lane of eastbound Interstate 72 is closed at milepost 19, near Barry, Illinois.


Quincy's Giffin, Kuhn heading to junior Olympics

QUINCY -- Gabe Giffin could hardly contain his excitement. Jonathan Kuhn was surprised more than anything. A few weeks apart from each other, the duo on the Quincy High School rifle team got invitations they dreamed of getting -- a chance to compete in the USA Shooting Junior Olympics.


6th Ward candidates share visions for Quincy

QUINCY -- There's a superficial symmetry in the 6th Ward race for Quincy City Council. Both candidates are Quincy natives in their 30s, from well known families, running for public office for the first time. They are handing out campaign literature dominated by red, white and blue. And they speak ab


MoDOT plans public meeting to discuss Route F intersection plans

PALMYRA, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Transportation will host a public information meeting Tuesdsay to outline its plans for improving the U.S. 61/24 intersection with Route F in Marion County.