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Sheriff: Corrections officer hospitalized after attempted jail break

 Adams County Sheriff Brent Fischer says a corrections officer was taken to the hospital after three men attacked him while trying  to escape the jail Sunday. More>>

Fewer people going to Quincy pools this summer

The future of Wavering Aquatic Center is up in the air Wednesday, as fewer people are heading to the pool. More>>

Macomb police officer resigns amid forgery allegations

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A Macomb police officer facing three felony charges resigned in person Wednesday morning, according to Chief Curt Barker. More>>

Sun worshippers see spike in deadly melanoma

The U.S. surgeon general is warning a new generation of tanners to stop sunbathing and stop using indoor tanning beds. More>>

New bill aimed at stopping college sexual assaults

Two local lawmakers unveiled a new bill Wednesday aimed at stopping sexual assaults on college campuses. More>>

State board of education investigating Quincy Public School District Video included

The State Board of Education is investigating claims that Quincy Public Schools broke the law while providing special education. More>>

New taxi service opens in Quincy Video included

Finding a cab in the Gem City may be a little easier after a new service opened this week. More>>

Luthy named Brown County Fair Queen

The 2013 Queen Sara Hendricks passed the crown on to Delaney Luthy. More>>

New vaccine requirements for kids heading back to school Video included

Kids are heading back to school soon, and local health officials say now is the time for parents to get them vaccinated.

This year in Illinois, children are required to show two measles, mumps, and rubella, or MMR vaccines, as well as two chicken pox vaccines.  In previous years, only one dose of each shot was required.
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Authorities offer free Child ID Kits

You can never be too careful with your child, and today dozens of local parents prepared for the worst.The Illinois State Police, local authorities, and the Payson Masonic Lodge 379 put together more than 50 free child identification kits in case of an abduction or missing child. Each child was fingerprinted, had their picture taken, and even gave a DNA sample. Organizers say having this information in one place is a big first step in recovering your child. "If parents have their kid go throu... More>>

Quincy Housing Authority installing cameras to help deter crime Video included

The Quincy Housing Authority is in the process of installing more than 40 cameras around numerous complexes in Indian Hills. More>>

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