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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

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

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

Tourism increase in Hannibal expected

Hammond wins Republican state representative nominationHammond wins Republican state representative nomination Incumbent Norine Hammond has won the Republican nomination for State Representative District 93.More >> Incumbent Norine Hammond has won the Republican nomination for State Representative D

WGEM.COM - 2018-03-22 01:48:00

Seven pelicans shot dead outside Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation is looking for whoever is responsible for shooting seven pelicans to death just outside Hannibal. Matthew Markley with the Department of Conservation's Hannibal office said the birds were found about 9:30 p.m. Monday near the South River Dra

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-03-22 13:50:04

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


Hannibal Board of Public Works survey results

The results of Hannibal Board of Public Works' customer survey are in. BPW officials say the survey showed that customers do not want ammonia to treat their water but not many people are willingness to pay to remove it. Officials say this means they will need to look further into how to cut costs on

WGEM.COM - 2018-03-22 01:51:00

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


Hannibal traveler writes 'uncustomary' guidebook to City of Lights

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Joyce Graham first went to Paris with a tour group in 2013, and to help her get more acquainted with the French capital, Graham's daughter gave her a travel book packed with information about what to see and do. But it was useless because the type was too small to read easily. Graha


Abandoned house allowed to burn near Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- An abandoned house was allowed to burn late Thursday night at the request of the owner. Hannibal Rural Fire Chief Mike Dobson said fire crews were called out at 11:42 p.m. by the Marion County Sheriff's Department. They found a structure fire at the vacant home at 8400 County Road


Arrest made in teen's stabbing

A 19-year-old woman faces a charge of aggravated battery in connection with a stabbing that occurred Wednesday in the 600 block of North Diamond Street. Katrina S. Wallace of Springfield was arrested without incident by federal marshals in Springfield, according to the Jacksonville Police Department


Two arrested in Hannibal domestic disturbance

Thomas & Tomeisha Dickerson A domestic disturbance resulted in two arrests in Hannibal on Wednesday, according to Hannibal Police. Hannibal Lieutenant J.M. Grote says that Thomas Dickerson 41 of Hannibal was arrested for domestic assault, distribution of a controlled substance, possession of a contr


Appeals court agrees to dismiss appeal of former Hannibal resident's sodomy conviction

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- At the request of defense counsel, the Missouri Court of Appeals has ordered the dismissal of an appeal of former Hannibal resident Andrew Crook's sodomy conviction. Crook was sentenced in early January 2017 to life in prison for first-degree sodomy involving an 8-year-old girl. The


Violent crime climb continued in Quincy in 2017

QUINCY -- Quincy Police Chief Rob Copley says crime is cyclical in Quincy, meaning it changes from year to year, and some years are higher than others. But the increase in violent crime in 2017 concerns him. More End-of-the-year crime statistics show there were 240 instances of violent crime in Quin


Hannibal historian jumping back into antiques with Main Street Vintage Market

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A new store soon to open on Main Street in downtown Hannibal will be in keeping with the downtown's historical character. Local historian Lisa Marks has always loved antiques and vintage items, and she was an antiques dealer in St. Louis before moving to Hannibal in 2009. After the


Runaway grass fire destroys camper in Ralls County

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A camper was destroyed when a grass fire got out of control around 5:45 p.m. Thursday south of Hannibal in Ralls County. Mike Dobson, chief of the Hannibal Rural Fire Department, said a neighbor discovered the grass fire and called 911. "Before we got there it had spread to this c


Single vehicle accident near Hannibal Airport

An SUV was involved in a single car accident near the Hannibal Regional Airport airport Wednesday at approximately 11:00 a.m. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the driver accidentally ran off the road and hit a concrete post. The driver and a passenger were taken to the hospital for injuries, a


Hannibal woman to enter plea in home invasion case

QUINCY -- A Hannibal, Mo., woman charged in connection with an August home invasion in Quincy is set to enter a plea next month. Court records show Katie M. Mickels waived her right to a jury trial last week in Adams County Circuit Court and will appear April 6 to enter the plea. Her case was set


Two from Palmyra injured in crash north of Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Two Palmyra residents were taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries suffered in a crash Wednesday near Hannibal. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a 2015 Ford Escape driven by Laurie J. Hobbs, 53, was heading south on County Road 425 about 2 mile


Traffic stop in Camp Point leads to drug arrest

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- A Tuesday night traffic stop in Camp Point led to the arrest of a Rushville woman on drug charges. An Adams County Sheriff's Department deputy stopped Carley M. Hankins, 20, of Rushville, at 8:20 p.m. for having only one lit headlight. The department said Hankins was charged