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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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Jae C. Hong-Pool/Getty Images

The Famous O.J. Simpson Bronco Chase Was 20 Years Ago

Most people remember just where and what they were doing 20 years ago when OJ Simpson was being "chased ", and I use that word loosely, by the Los Angeles Police Department. It’s quite possible that you, like a good number of Americans, were glued to a television set following the progress of a white Ford Bronco as it cruised along a Los Angeles freeway with the police in slow-motion pursuit.

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David Hsu
David Hsu

Should the 38 Highland High Pranksters Attend Graduation Ceremonies?

We have all been a part of a prank from time to time. Some are minor and some are excessive. Some are laughed at and others are met with resistance. Such is the case with the 38 young people who were involved with late night activities at Highland High School Monday night.

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QRCS, Jeff Dorsey
QRCS, Jeff Dorsey

Know Something? Call the Quincy Regional Crime Stoppers

Local law enforcement is there for you 24 hours a day 365 days a year but they can use your help in fighting crime.  

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Attempted Murder Charges Dropped Against a 9 Month Old Boy

Living in this country can make you "blind" to the way others live around the world. Such is the case of the story I was reading this morning involving a 9-month-old Pakistani boy who was charged with attempted murder. That's right, at 9 months of age.

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Jon Morris, Getty Images

Adams County Child Abuse Cases Continue to Climb

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. It should be 12 months out of the year, not just April, especially when you see the statistics provided by the Illinois Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS). According to their website, the DCFS receives, investigates and acts upon a report of child abuse or neglect every five minutes, child sex abuse every two hours, and the death of a child by abuse or neglect every day and a half.

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Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Don’t Believe Everything You Read on Social Media

The other day I was scanning through Facebook to see what was on there and I came across the headline "Malaysian Jetliner Finally Found" with a link attached to read more. I clicked on it and they wanted information about me before I could open it up. Right away I smelled a rat.  

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Adams County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Automated Calls

The Adams County Sheriff's Office has received numerous complaints in regards to a company called KIPA. Apparently KIPA is using an automated calling system with an area code of 786 to call homes all day and night.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Here’s a Safety Tip I Bet You Never Thought Of

Under the category that a person can never be too safe, I came across a safety idea that I bet most people never realized and it involves your car keys. How many of you put your car keys beside your bed at night? If you don't, well maybe you should.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

QFD Chief Henning Warns of Fire Alarm Hoax

According to the latest Quincy Chamber of Commerce newsletter, Quincy Fire Chief Joe Henning is warning business owners about the possibility of fire alarm hoax calls.

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