After several discouraging incidents involving police officers around our country, Cindy Vancil-Haxel felt the need to do something to show officers in Quincy that they are appreciated. What she did was begin a "We Back the Blue" campaign.
Shortly after 1 p.m. today Quincy firefighters were called to one of the busiest intersections in the city to fight a vehicle fire. A truck in the northbound lane of 24th Street at Broadway caught fire at the traffic light at that intersection.
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?
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 happe…
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.