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Kurt Parsons

Somebody Out There Knows Who Shot Rayshone Humphrey Jr.!

To be 12 years old and be gunned down in Chicago is absolutely horrible, but to be 12 year old Rayshone Humphrey Jr. and be gunned down on a street in Quincy is horrific. It just doesn't happen here.  

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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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Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association
Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association

QPD Laser Shot Training Simulator to Be at The Quincy Mall

The Quincy Police Department's firearms laser shot training simulator will be on display to the public at the Quincy Mall this Saturday, March 21. For a $5 donation, you can test your skills and judgement in different scenarios faced by the Quincy Police Department.

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Illinois State Police
Illinois State Police

Trooper Matthew Poulter Named ISP District 20 Trooper of the Year

Illinois State Police District 20 Commander, Captain Robert Elliott announced that Trooper Matthew Poulter was selected as Illinois State Police District 20 Trooper of the Year and will represent District 20 as a candidate for the Illinois State Police Officer of the Year in Springfield.

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Quincy Police Department
Kurt Parsons

Applications to Be a Quincy Police Officer Are Now Available

The Police and Fire Commissioners announced today that applications for Police Officer Testing are now available on the City of Quincy's Web Site.

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

QPD’s Spring Citizen Police Academy Accepting Applicants

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 Spring Citizen’s Police Academy. I graduated from the class in May of 2003. It was the quickest 10 weeks of my life and each week when the class would end I did not want to leave. 

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Five People, Four Stolen Earrings, Someone’s Going to Be Left Out

I believe it was Adams County Sheriff Brent Fischer who once said, "If the crooks weren't so stupid, I wouldn't have a job". Well, that comment crossed my mind when I first heard that someone robbed the Zales Jewelry Store in the Quincy Mall Tuesday night.

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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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Adams County Sheriff's Department
Adams County Sheriff's Department

Was Dr. Michael Swango Involved in The Tylenol Scare 32 Years Ago

Some 32 years ago on this date, seven people in the Chicago area died mysteriously. The only common denominator in their deaths was that they all used Extra Strength Tylenol. Shortly thereafter, it was determined that they all took Tylenol capsules that were laced with cyanide. The year was 1982. That was two years before the name Dr. Michael Swango became newsworthy.

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