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Past articles by Mike:

No bond for Quincy man charged with murdering estranged wife

QUINCY — In a brief hearing Tuesday afternoon, an Adams County judge ruled that a Quincy man charged with murder should be held without bail. → Read More

Estranged husband of Quincy murder victim arrested Monday

QUINCY — The estranged husband of a murdered Quincy woman was arrested on Monday, according to the Quincy Police Department. → Read More

Quincy Park District moves forward with ambitious construction calendar

QUINCY — The Quincy Park Board accepted bids Wednesday night on a dozen construction projects that are on the list to be done this year. → Read More

Quincy teen gets 27 years in prison for murder of grandfather

QUINCY — A Quincy teen will spend nearly 30 years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday in the murder of his grandfather. → Read More

Council approves Troup's pick for Fire and Police Commission

QUINCY — On the third attempt, the Quincy City Council approved the next commissioner on the City's Fire and Police Board at Monday night's council meeting. → Read More

United Way exceeds $1 million in annual fundraising effort

QUINCY — United Way of Adams County officially wrapped up the "Starts with You" campaign at Thursday evening's annual meeting. → Read More

Police chief asks for patience as homicide investigation continues

QUINCY — Quincy Police Chief Adam Yates is asking for the public's patience as the investigation into last week's shooting death of a Quincy woman continues. → Read More

Proposed Calftown TIF district in early discussions

QUINCY — The city of Quincy is exploring options to help revitalize an historic area of town by offering incentives for investment. → Read More

INTERVIEW: Hairball's Dave Moody talks setlists, costumes, and Grand Ole Opry

The Oakley-Lindsay Center will come alive once again with the sounds of some of the best party-rock bands of the '70s and '80s on Saturday when Minnesota-based Hairball hits the → Read More

ISP shifts from patrol districts to patrol troops to better serve state

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois State Police shifted their command-structure from 21 patrol districts to 11 patrol troops. → Read More

Nomination to Police, Fire Commission denied for second straight week

QUINCY — The Quincy City Council failed to confirm Mayor Mike Troup's nomination to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the second straight week. → Read More

License plate readers proposal remains in limbo

QUINCY — An additional meeting is expected next month on a proposal to install 20 automated license plate reader cameras at various points in the city of Quincy. → Read More

Quincy reviews options to renovate or replace City Hall

QUINCY — The city of Quincy is exploring options for the future of City Hall, which includes renovations or even replacement. → Read More

County Board approves $56,000 for mold testing at courthouse

QUINCY — After concerns were raised by employees and others about possible mold contamination in the Adams County Courthouse, the Adams County Board took the next step in determining the → Read More

Quincy home damaged in fire started by kids playing with a lighter

QUINCY — Kids playing with a lighter led to a family being displaced from their home, the Quincy Fire Department reported Monday evening. → Read More

Tension between mayor and commission spills over to City Council

The Quincy City Council failed to approve the appointment of Angela Caldwell to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners during a heated meeting Monday. → Read More

Meckes out as Troup makes appointment to Fire and Police Commission

QUINCY — More changes are coming to the Quincy Board of Fire and Police Commissioners as Mayor Mike Troup is expected to replace another of the three members of the → Read More

Identities released from Thursday's deputy-involved shooting

The Adams County coroner's office released the name of the man killed in an incident involving Adams County Sheriff's deputies on Thursday. → Read More

Sheriff: Man killed in deputy-involved shooting raised firearm toward deputies

QUINCY — A man killed in a deputy-involved shooting late Thursday afternoon raised a firearm toward deputies, law enforcement officials said. → Read More

BET on Q adjusts criteria for grants, awards $15k for pool tournament

QUINCY — The Bring Entertainment to Quincy — or BET on Q — Committee met on Tuesday to refine the application process now that the program has had a few → Read More