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Hannibal City Council, police chief prioritize school safety Video included

At Tuesday's Hannibal city council meeting, the safety of your kids in schools was on the agenda and the council said they're making school safety a priority.

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City, school district discuss sidewalks at new elementary schools Video included

Some Quincy parents are questioning how safe their kids are walking to and from new elementary schools.

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After delays, Hannibal riverfront project moves forward

The marina at Hannibal's riverfront The marina at Hannibal's riverfront

At Tuesday's Hannibal city council meeting, steps to move forward with the riverfront redevelopment project took place as the council approved surveying for mussels at the project site.

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QFD gets federal grant to update equipment Video included

A federal grant is helping the Quincy Fire Department update some life-saving equipment.  

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Hannibal Police investigating car break-ins Video included

Many cars left in parking lots or driveways go unlocked, meaning they're easy targets according to police. Many cars left in parking lots or driveways go unlocked, meaning they're easy targets according to police.

According to Hannibal Police it's often as easy as pulling on the handle for a thief to get into a car and steal what's inside, because many recent victims simply didn't lock their doors.

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New Adams County Jail to be completed on time Video included

The new jail is set to finish on time. The new jail is set to finish on time.

The new Adams County Jail is set to be completed on time, according to county leaders. Jail Committee Chairman Mark Peter said the construction is on schedule, as they're setting the concrete right now. 

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Dry weather impacts cattle farmers Video included

Joe Kendrick is a concerned cattle farmer, as the dry weather is making it tough on his cows. Joe Kendrick is a concerned cattle farmer, as the dry weather is making it tough on his cows.

The hot and dry weather is impacting cattle farmers and could soon impact one's meat prices at the grocery store. The recent weather has killed the grass that the cattle feed on, forcing farmers to spend money on hay.

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Security guards get safety boost thanks to donation Video included

Weber holding up bulletproof vest. Weber holding up bulletproof vest.

If you go to the Lee County courthouses in Keokuk and Fort Madison, you may notice that the security guards are not wearing bulletproof vests. 

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Water main break closes well traveled road in Fort Madison Video included

Hole in the road made to fix pipe underneath. Hole in the road made to fix pipe underneath.

A well traveled road in Fort Madison is closed this week after a fourth water main break.

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Rauner signs laws to speed up veterans' home construction Video included

The plan to fix the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy is now on the fast track, according to lawmakers.

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Hy-Vee recalls spring pasta salad due to reported illnesses

Hy-Vee has recalled its Spring Pasta Salad. Hy-Vee has recalled its Spring Pasta Salad.

Hy-Vee announced Tuesday that it has recalled its Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad due to the potential that it may be contaminated with Salmonella.

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  • Lawsuit, ex-student focus on complaints about Ohio State doc

    Lawsuit, ex-student focus on complaints about Ohio State doc

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:08:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:03:01 GMT
    (Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. Former Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee and former vice president of human resources Linda Tom tell The Columbus Dispatch they don't remember r...(Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. Former Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee and former vice president of human resources Linda Tom tell The Columbus Dispatch they don't remember r...
    A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior.More >>
    A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior.More >>
  • MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

    MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:31:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:01:48 GMT
    MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las...More >>
    MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.More >>
  • Prosecutor in girl's 1988 killing hails genealogy databases

    Prosecutor in girl's 1988 killing hails genealogy databases

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:17:44 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:00:53 GMT
    (Mike Moore/The Journal-Gazette via AP). Allen County Prosecutor Karen Richards addresses members of the media during a press conference regarding April Tinsley at the Rousseau Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Authorities arrested 59...(Mike Moore/The Journal-Gazette via AP). Allen County Prosecutor Karen Richards addresses members of the media during a press conference regarding April Tinsley at the Rousseau Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Authorities arrested 59...
    An Indiana prosecutor is crediting genealogy databases with helping identify a suspect in the 1988 abduction, rape and killing of an 8-year-old girl, saying criminals should be worried about these powerful new...More >>
    An Indiana prosecutor is crediting genealogy databases with helping identify a suspect in the 1988 abduction, rape and killing of an 8-year-old girl, saying criminals should be worried about these powerful new crime-fighting tools.More >>
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    Click here for complete coverage of Legionnaires' disease cases at the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy, including informative links from the Centers for Disease Control and the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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