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Kurt Parsons

Winking and Expletives a Part of Criders’ First Court Appearance

The Adams County Courthouse was the scene this morning for the first court appearance of Stefan Crider, Jr. and Julia Crider, the father and step-mother of the man accused of murdering 12-year-old Rayshone Humphrey Jr., and it was not without an incident.

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Quincy Police Car
Kurt Parsons

Stabbing Sends One to Blessing Hospital

Wow, what a weekend for news in Quincy. A murder case arrest was made, a multiple apartment complex 3-alarm fire, a man's body finally found in the Mississippi River and now comes word of a large group of some 30 people fighting and a stabbing of a 20-year-old man at 8th and York in Quincy.

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: Sam Calicotte, Hannibal Jaycees Chili Cook-Off co-chair; Kami Harsell, Hannibal Jaycees president; Carlos Fernandez, WGEM VP/general manager; Michael Reisenbeck, manager of Golden Eagle Distributing; and Jason Gregory, brand development manager for Golden Eagle Distributing.
Hannibal Jaycees

Golden Eagle And Hannibal Jaycees Donate to Honor Flight

It was a great time at the Admiral Coontz Armory in Hannibal back on February 21. I don't know where all the people came from but they did show up for the 32nd Annual Chilli Cook Off. Many people came to have a good time but also to support the Great River Honor Flight.

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TommyRevised

I Can’t Help But Think About My Friend Tommy Murphy

It was August 23, 2012.  I had a chance to get up early and enjoy the morning before heading to work and I was able to help a friend in need . So off to work I went feeling good about the day ahead. Then all of a sudden,

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NOAA
NOAA

Former WGEM Weatherman Cory McCloskey Has Some Fun During Forecast Glitch [Video]

Remember Cory McCloskey? He was the weather guy at WGEM years ago. He has since moved on to other opportunities, and is currently doing weather at Fox 10 in Phoenix, Arizona. We happened to stumble across this video from Mr. McCloskey on Facebook. Something tells us this forecast didn't go according to plan, but he turned it into TV to remember. You'll want to see this! 

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Scott Olsen, Getty Images
Scott Olsen, Getty Images

Long John Silver’s Closes in Quincy

For the second time in four months a restaurant chain has closed up shop.This time it is Long John Silver's at 30th and Broadway, a business that has been in Quincy since the 1970's. This closing comes on the heels of TGI Friday's closing its doors in late May of this year. 

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images
Tim Boyle, Getty Images

Pets Now Allowed on The Illinois Zephyr and Carl Sandburg

Amtrak travelers between Chicago and Quincy will now be allowed to take small cats and dogs with them for $25 in the first test in the nation of what could become a system wide pets-on-board Amtrak policy. The Illinois Zephyr and Carl Sandburg trains will be the first Amtrak testing grounds for the service.

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Getty Images
Getty Images

D.O. and The Big Dog Talk Parade Tonight at 5 on KHQA-TV

So here we are some 17 days away from making our 28th stroll down Maine Street as part of the St. Patrick's Parade. As of this writing we have 31 entries and most likely will be around 90 again like last year. One of the things we always are in need of is Irish music in the parade.

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Gus Macker
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Gus Macker Basketball Registration Deadline Extended

The Quincy Exchange Club will be hosting the Annual Gus Macker Basketball Tournament in Quincy on May 25 and 26. The time to sign up 4-person teams to play in the event has been extended. 

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Donald Miralle/Getty Images
Donald Miralle/Getty Images

Gus Macker Registration is Underway with Deadline Soon

The Quincy Exchange Club will be hosting the Annual Gus Macker Basketball Tournament in Quincy on May 25th and 26th. The time to sign up 4-person teams to play in the event is now.

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