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Hannibal man charged in July 6 shooting
Marion County Prosecuting Attorney David Clayton said Gary "Gage" Haynes, 18, of Hannibal, who was taken into custody Friday in the 200 block of South Main, has been charged with unlawful use of a weapon, assault and armed criminal action. He is accused of firing several shots in an occupied residen
Quincy woman arrested in suspected child abuse case
QUINCY -- A Quincy woman faces a charge of aggravated battery to a child in a suspected child abuse case.The Adams County Sheriff's Department in April began an investigation into a suspected child abuse claim involving a three-month-old who had been transported to Blessing Hospital by ambulance.Dor
Warning to pet owners about a deadly virus
It's called Parvovirus. Unvaccinated dogs, especially puppies, are susceptible to contracting the virus. Symptoms include vomiting and diarrhea causing extreme dehydration. Four Paws Pet Clinic Owner and Veterinarian, Patricia Crist, said she has already seen at least 15 cases this year, which is mo
Man dies in crash at Quincy Mall parking lot
Police responded to a motor vehicle crash at 10:31 a.m. They said they found a tan Ford Explorer and a blue motorized tricycle had collided in the mall's north parking lot. The driver of the tricycle, Paul Porter, 64, of Quincy, was pronounced dead at the crash scene according to Adams County Corone
Quincy police investigating Thursday shooting in 900 block of Payson Avenue
"We've got the scene secured, and we've got our detectives on the scene," he said. "Crime scene technicians are en route."
Hannibal PD sees an increase in vehicle break-ins
"These are crimes of opportunity. A lot of thieves, if they see an opportunity that presents itself to steal something they are going to take it,” said Hannibal Assistant Police Chief John Zerbonia.
Nominations sought for Hannibal Arts Council art awards
The awards recognize contributions to the arts community by residents, artists, educators and organization and business leaders. The deadline to submit nominations is Aug. 1. Awards are presented in September.
Hannibal police warn of vehicle thefts
Over the past few weeks, there were several thefts of items from unlocked vehicles, according to HPD.
Hannibal man facing charges in shooting of teen, dog
The Hannibal Police Department said that officers were called to Hannibal Regional Hospital at 3:03 a.m. for a report of a person with a gunshot wound. When officers arrived, a 17-year-old male said he had been in an argument with Seth E. Emerson, 19, of Hannibal, in the 3100 block of Rendlen Ave.
Hannibal man arrested after shooting teen
HPD stated officers were called to Hannibal Regional Hospital at 3:03 a.m. for a report of a gunshot wound. They stated when officers arrived, the victim, a 17-year-old Hannibal man, reported he had been in an argument with Seth Emerson, 19 of Hannibal, when the victims dog became aggressive with Em
Hannibal Police investigating car break-ins
"It's a little scary to think about. Just accidentally leaving your car unlocked and people trying to get in," said Mariah Stinson who works near the Huck Finn Shopping Center in Hannibal, around where several break-ins have happened in recent months.
Hannibal airport to get repairs
She added that she learned the airport could be reclassified from a 12,000-pound weight maximum on the runway to a maximum of 30,000 pounds.
Man arrested in connection with a shooting in Hannibal
Lt. Jennifer Grote stated that on Friday, Haynes was taken to the Marion County Jail and placed on a twenty-four-hour hold. Shortly after he was taken to the Marion County Jail a warrant was issued for Assault Second Degree, Armed Criminal Action, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.
‘Extremely contagious’ stomach virus spreading across Illinois
QUINCY, IL – Doctors say an “extremely contagious” stomach virusis spreading across Illinois. Symptoms of the illness include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and possibly a fever.
Person of interest in July 6 shooting taken into custody
The department said in a release that Gary "Gage" Haynes, 18, was taken into custody Friday in the 200 block of South Main. He was taken to the Marion County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold. Shortly thereafter, a warrant was issued for assault second degree, armed criminal action and unlawful use
Crews prepare for cave rescues at Hannibal’s Mark Twain Cave
“I saw so many different exits and entrances, and it was crazy,” said Dan Piddington, a visitor from Springfield, Mo. Piddington’s family has explored multiple caves throughout the country and they understand how dangerous it can be.
Deer on the increase in the Tri-States
There are nearly 4,000 deer-related accidents each year, and Tri-State drivers need to be alert when taking to the roads.
SUV hits motorized bike in Quincy Mall parking lot
QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) -Shortly after 10:30 a.m. on Monday an SUV crashed into a male driving a motorized tricycle in Quincy Mall's north parking lot.Officials said both drivers were cutting across the parking lot when the SUV struck the tricycle.Officials on the scene said that there were injuries but
Hannibal students place in national competitions at leadership conference
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hannibal High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students have placed in national competitions held June 28 through July 2 at FCCLA's 2018 National Leadership Conference held in Atlanta, Ga.
West Quincy Levee: 25 Years Later
"West Quincy Levee had just broke, and at the West end of the Quincy bridge our reporter was interviewing Jim Scott," said former WGEM News anchor Les Sachs. "(Scott) was giving the tale of how he was trying to save the levee."