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

Little Alan Madden to Be Remembered Tonight

It was the morning of January 11, 1981 and 5-year-old Alan Edward 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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Advocacy Network for Children
Advocacy Network for Children

CASA Needs Volunteers

The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) of Adams County is in need of at least 10 new CASA volunteers.  CASA currently has more than 25 abused and neglected children waiting for a CASA volunteer to speak up for them.  These children desperately need your help to give them hope and be the voice on their behalf.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Don’t Blame the Cops for the Recent Shootings in Quincy

I overheard a conversation the other day with two people complaining that the cops need to stop the shootings going on in the City of Quincy. I felt like saying "Are you kidding me?"  What do you expect the cops to do?

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Quincy Police Department
Jeff Dorsey

‘Coffee With a Cop’ is Wednesday at Locust Street Hardees

The Quincy Police Department is holding another "Coffee With a Cop" event this Wednesday.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Want Drugs Out of Your Neighborhood? Call Crime Stoppers!

It seems lately that there is an increase in crime in the City of Quincy primarily due to the increased usage of drugs in our community. The news is filled daily with drug arrests. Just last week a drug bust landed 31 people with charges against them. Just how do we stop this drug problem from happening?

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Bill LaTour, Jeff Dorsey
Bill LaTour, Jeff Dorsey

‘Identity Theft’ Can Occur Anytime and Anywhere

Last Friday I had the opportunity to hear a presentation on "Identity Theft" at a Quincy Exchange Club meeting. Bill LaTour was the presenter and the topic was one that pertains to everyone no matter what age.

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William Thomas Cain, Getty Images
William Thomas Cain, Getty Images

QPD’s Next Citizen’s Police Academy Starts September 10

It was one of the most interesting classes I have ever taken and it is available for the public again. I am referring to the Quincy Police Department's 2015 Fall Citizen's Police Academy. 

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Ladies, If You Read Anything Today, Make Sure It Is This!

It is sad that I feel it necessary to post this story, but post I must. Unfortunately, the world we live in is not the same one I grew up in and people are far more dangerous that they used to be. So with that said, I was sent this by a friend who asked me to share the story. So here it is.

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Quincy Police Department
Jeff Dorsey

One Hospitalized in Shooting Incident at 8th and York in Quincy

Yet another shooting has occurred in Quincy with one man being taken to Blessing Hospital with an apparent gunshot wound. The Quincy Police Department has confirmed, according to a Herald-Whig report, that it is investigating a shooting near Eighth and York this morning.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

What Has Happened to The Quincy I Knew?

There was a time around here when the local news was filled with stories about the fire department rescuing a kitten from a tree or three kids were selling lemonade for a charity and the most serious story might be about the cops finding a homeless man sleeping in the park. I yearn for those days again. Times have changed and, unfortunately, not for the good.

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