A train derailed along Quincy's riverfront on Monday night. KHQA is reporting that a problem with the tracks switch is what lead to the accident. Cleanup crews were on the scene early Tuesday morning to begin removing the derailed cars. Both Bonansinga Drive and Front Street are open to traffic. See photos taken early this morning from the scene.
If you have an exceptional child, or know any exceptional children, then you should be sure to nominate them for the 2014 All-American Kids Awards from the Quincy Society of Fine Arts and the Bank of Quincy.
You may see a familiar face on national television very soon. Chicago chef, and Quincy native, Ryan Hutmacher has been selected as one of six finalists for a culinary competition on the ABC program 'The Chew.'
During the pro football season, we asked listeners to participate in the $10,000 Pro Football Pick 'em Challenge. At the end of the season, Darron Jarvis of Canton ended up being the contestant in the Quincy/Hannibal area that picked the most games correctly. Darron now has a chance to win $1000, or even $10,000!
Hannibal Police have announced an arrest in the burglary of the Salvation Army Thrift Store. 41-year-old Jessica Lowe of Hannibal has been arrested in the case and taken to the Marion County Jail. Bond was set at $25,000.
Australian pop star Cody Simpson will be performing Thursday, January 30 in St. Louis at Firebird. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The concert will begin at 7. Simpson is promoting his album 'Surfers Paradise.' Cody co-wrote every song on the album, which debuted in the Top 10 on Billboard's Hot 200 in July.
The Skate Strong exhibition hockey game, featuring St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks alumni, will take place in Peoria on January 15. The game is being organized to raise funds for victims of the tornadoes that devastated the Midwest on November 17. While the final lineups are still being put together, a preliminary list of players attending is now being reported.
It's been cold outside, and maybe you're tired of drinking the same old hot drinks to warm up. We all love the standards: coffee, hot chocolate, hot tea, but they can get a little...well...standard. If you're looking for something new, here are some strange tea flavors we bet you didn't even know existed.
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