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Kurt Parsons

Shooting Victim Identified, Crime Stoppers Offering $1000 Reward

Adams County Coroner James Keller has identified the victim of an early morning fatal shooting as 12-year-old Rayshone D. Humphrey Jr. According to a report from WGEM, officers responded to the shooting scene in the 1100 block of North 5th Street between Cedar and Cherry Streets and found a boy that had been shot outside of a home. He was taken to Blessing Hospital and pronounced dead. Keller revealed an autopsy would be conducted on Sunday.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Shooting in Quincy Kills 12-Year-Old Boy

The Quincy Police Department is investigating a shooting this morning that left a 12-year-old boy dead.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Exchange Club Law Officer and Citizen of the Year Announced

The Quincy Exchange Club’s 49th Annual Law Officer of the Year and Citizen of the Year Awards were presented today. The law officer award was presented to Chief Deputy Rob Power of the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department. The Citizen of the Year Award was presented to Jenny Hayden of Quincy.

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ThinkStock
ThinkStock

Illinois State Police Do The Job To Keep You Safe

We here at Y101 radio get updates on what The Illinois State Police do, and they are busy.

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Creatas
Creatas

Here Are the Top 15 Airports for TSA Gun Confiscations in 2014

 

September 11 will mark 14 years since our nation was attacked. Since that time we have increased our security immensely including the banning of firearms on planes at airports all across this nation. So

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Hannelore Foerster, Getty Images
Hannelore Foerster, Getty Images

ICE Meth Now Showing Up in Quincy Area

I recently attended a great power point program dealing with the meth problem in our area presented by Adams County First Assistant State's Attorney Gary Farha. He was assisted by Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Pat Frazier from the Adams County Drug Task Force. Also attending were Quincy Police Department’s Nick Hiland and Cody Cook of the Illinois State Police. Sgt. Frazier discussed the severity of the problem and mentioned that cartels in Mexico are now producing ICE meth, which is now showing up in our area.

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Alan Madden Gravesite, Jeff Dorsey
Alan Madden Gravesite, Jeff Dorsey

Little Alan Madden to Be Remembered This Sunday Night

It was the morning of January 11, 1981 and 5-year-old Alan Madden awakened to what unfortunately would be the final day of his life. What happened to this little defenseless boy goes beyond description. At the age of 5, little Alan was beaten to death by his mother, Pamela Berg, and her boyfriend from Peoria, James Crain.  Both were tried and convicted.

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Brian Thomas. Getty Images
Brian Thomas. Getty Images

America’s Top 10 List of Dangerous Cities is Out – See Who is On It

Forbes Magazine has released its annual “Most Dangerous Cities” list for large cities in the United States. Forbes started compiling the list with information from the FBI’s Crime Statistics database, screening cities with populations above 200,000. Here is the top ten dangerous cities and their number of victims per 100,000 people.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Y101 Issues an APB For Driver’s Damage to Radio Property

Don't you just love it when people do things and then won't own up to it? Such is the case this morning after I noticed that the fence around our radio tower at the station parking lot was struck by someone who apparently decided not to say anything and just drive off.

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John Gress, Getty Images
John Gress, Getty Images

Identity Theft Seminars to Be Held in Quincy

Quincy Public Library and the Office of the Illinois Attorney General will offer tips and best practices to prevent becoming a victim of identity theft on Wednesday, October 22 at 1:30 and 5:30 pm at the Quincy Public Library.

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