HOME - WGEM.com: Quincy News, Weather, Sports, and Radio

Top Stories

Read More
Families taking in the firetruck at the Fall Festival Families taking in the firetruck at the Fall Festival

Families enjoy Quincy Park District's Fall Festival

Families were able to enjoy the sunshine at the Fall Festival put on by the Quincy Park District. Organizers said the events were for the kids with games, an animal display, and inflatables. 

More>>

Blessing hosts women's wellness event

Women taking in a cooking demonstration Women taking in a cooking demonstration

Several local women got free health screenings Saturday. It was a part of Blessing's Women's wellness event. 

More>>

Local Red Cross trains volunteers for hurricane recovery

Red Cross office in Adams County Red Cross office in Adams County

Thousands of volunteers are in Texas and Florida cleaning up the damage and helping those in need after Hurricane Harvey and Irma. 

More>>

Football teams stress hydration during excessive heat

Unity-Payson Football player drinks water during a game. Unity-Payson Football player drinks water during a game.

Players under the Friday night lights had to battle excessive heat, with warnings in place for some areas.

More>>

Funding for mice-infested apartments could be cut Video included

Mice found in a resident's drawer. Mice found in a resident's drawer.

Federal officials shared more information on the process to get rid of a mice infestation at Shelbina North Apartments.

More>>

8 face federal charges in area 'meth ring'

The following were indicted: Lierly, Parsons, Humphrey III, Ballard, Robinson, Stanbridge, Bergman and Varley. (Clockwise from top-left) The following were indicted: Lierly, Parsons, Humphrey III, Ballard, Robinson, Stanbridge, Bergman and Varley. (Clockwise from top-left)

Authorities said eight men were charged in federal court over the past two weeks for their alleged involvement in an Adams County area meth ring.

More>>

Murder charge filed in Lee County, Ia. death

Mayorga Mayorga

A Burlington, Iowa man was charged with murder in connection with a body found near Wever, Iowa, earlier this year, the Lee County Sheriff's Office reported.

More>>

HEAT ADVISORY: Tips to stay safe during extreme heat

It's the first day of the fall season, but it sure doesn't feel like it outside.

More>>

Medical condition led to Quincy crash Video included

The crash was at Locust and 20th Streets. The crash was at Locust and 20th Streets.

The autopsy report of the man who died following a crash in Quincy on Wednesday was completed.

More>>

Hundreds attend wine festival on Quincy's riverfront

The Great River Grape Escape at the Clat Adams Park The Great River Grape Escape at the Clat Adams Park

The heat did not stop people from coming out to the Great River Grape Escape on Saturday.   

More>>

Ralls County woman airlifted to hospital after driving into a tree

A Vandalia, Missouri woman is recovering in the hospital after she drove off the road and slammed into a tree on Friday.  

More>>

Local farmer sees apple production boost Video included

Bagged apples stacked on a table. Bagged apples stacked on a table.

After taking a hit in the 2015 windstorm, a local orchard says its bounced back big this year. 

More>>

Recruiting service helps Hannibal with substitute teacher shortage Video included

After dealing with a major shortage of substitute teachers last school year, the Hannibal School District says getting outside help really worked. 

More>>

Great River Grape Escape underway this weekend Video included

If you love wine, Quincy is the place to be this weekend for the 12th annual Great River Grape Escape at Clat Adams Park.  

More>>

National Farm Safety and Health Week underway Video included

This week was National Farm Safety and Health Week. This week was National Farm Safety and Health Week.

Harvest season is underway and this week is National Farm Safety and Health Week. The Adams County Farm Bureau said farmers need to make sure they are staying hydrated while working long hours and to be aware of their surroundings. 

More>>

Quincy native worries about family in Puerto Rico Video included

Quincy Resident is worried about her family in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit. Quincy Resident is worried about her family in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit.

Ten years ago Quincy resident, Luz Sanfeliz, moved from Puerto Rico to Quincy. She said her whole family, including two daughters, still lives in Puerto Rico and was there when the hurricane hit. 

More>>

Illinois governor vetoes plan to require teaching cursive

Gov. Bruce Rauner has rejected a measure requiring Illinois elementary schools to teach cursive writing.

More>>

Man injured in head-on DUI crash Video included

A man was taken to Blessing Hospital with serious injuries after a head-on crash between a van and a semi.

More>>

Avoiding seasonal hiring scams Video included

Most scams are online Most scams are online

With a surge in seasonal hiring comes holiday job scams 

More>>

Study: 4 in 5 car seats are used incorrectly Video included

car seat car seat

As you load your kids into the car in the morning, you may not think to ask yourself if your kids are properly buckled up.

More>>

Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico Video included

Updated:

Puerto Rico faces what officials say could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. territory as they warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. More>>

Seasonal hiring heating up in Tri-States Video included

Justice store manager Victoria Campen folds clothes during work. Justice store manager Victoria Campen folds clothes during work.

If you are looking for work, many businesses are looking for extra hands ahead of the holiday shopping season.

More>>

Coroner waits on autopsy results for Quincy crash victim Video included

Scene of the crash Wednesday afternoon. Scene of the crash Wednesday afternoon.

Autopsy results on a man who died after a Quincy crash were expected to be released Thursday.

More>>

Cooking grease causes fire in Quincy Video included

Cooking grease from fried chicken is to blame for a small kitchen fire in Quincy on Thursday night, according to fire officials. Crews were called to an apartment complex at 9th and Hampshire. Officials say everybody was able to get out safely and nobody was hurt.

More>>

  • Send us a news tip!

    Do you have an event or news tip you would like us to know about? Please send us details by filling out the form below! You can also call us at 217-228-6655 or email news@wgem.com.

    * denotes required fields
    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.
    Thanks for your news tip! Thanks for watching WGEM News!
Interactive Radar Closings
Loading...
Weather Icon
  • Featured PagesFeatured PagesMore>>

  • WGEM Golden Apple Award

    WGEM Golden Apple Award

    Since 1986, we've looked for those who have made a difference in the lives of their students and have made a mark on our community. Every month during the school year, WGEM News honors an outstanding Tri-States teacher.

    More >>

    Since 1986, we've looked for those who have made a difference in the lives of their students and have made a mark on our community. Every month during the school year, WGEM News honors an outstanding Tri-States teacher.

    More >>
Stock and Market Trackers
Powered by Frankly