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Tri-State churches bringing in more people on Easter Sunday

The faithful gathered for worship in churches around the Tri-States Sunday on the most sacred day of the year for Christians. More>>

Local businesses looking for big summer to offset slow winter

Warm weather and Spring months are already bringing in heavy crowds for some businesses and they hope the trend can continue.

Legislation could ban crib bumper pads

The American Academy of Pediatrics says bumper pads in cribs can strangle, suffocate or trap children. More>>

Addicts Victorious celebrates 27 years of helping people get sober

Police in the Tri-States are locking people up everyday for serious drugs including meth. More>>

Music With A Mission Raises Money For School Programs Facing Budgetary Cuts

A small Tri-States school is bringing some big names to the Adams County Fairgrounds in hopes of raising money. More>>

Easter egg hunt draws families out to Quincy's Washington Park

It was a sea of pastels across Washington Park in Quincy Saturday as kids raced to pick up Easter eggs. More>>

Illinois approved for No Child Left Behind waiver

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois has obtained a waiver from some parts of federal No Child Left Behind education law. More>>

Thousands of kids attend Crossing Easter egg hunt

Some local kids got a head start hunting Easter eggs at Quincy's Flinn Stadium Friday night. More>>

Missouri Department of Conservation supplying all agents with AR-15's Video included

With the dangers of meth and other drugs so prominent in rural areas, Missouri conservation agents are turning to more powerful weapons to protect area parks. The weapon of choice is an AR-15, a semi-automatic rifle. More>>

First Ever Cancer Crush Fundraiser Video included

The first ever Cancer Crush event took place at The Ambiance Friday night and people were coming in by the hundreds. While it was about raising money, the event's purpose hit close to home for some. More>>

Rare but contagious disease shows up in the Tri-States Video included

The anterior neck of a young child, which displays the characteristic cervical swelling due to enlargement of the submaxillary salivary glands brought on by a mumps infection. The anterior neck of a young child, which displays the characteristic cervical swelling due to enlargement of the submaxillary salivary glands brought on by a mumps infection.

Four possible cases of a rare, but contagious disease have shown up in one Tri-States county. More>>

Local Christians take time to commemorate Good Friday Video included

On Friday, Christians gathered at Luther Memorial Church in Quincy to reflect on the meaning of Good Friday. Five people told about the Passion of Christ by portraying apostles like Peter or even Mary, the mother of Jesus.  More>>

The Easter Bunny has hopped over to the Quincy Mall Video included

The Quincy Mall has a special guest in town for Easter, the Easter Bunny of course!

Local experts warn about letting your Easter dinner sit out too long Video included

On Easter weekend, people hold family get togethers, which includes Easter dinner. However, local experts encourage you to be cautious with your food when it's sitting out.  More>>

Easter Bunny to stop by local university with 8,000 eggs

The Easter Bunny made an early stop with more than 8,000 plastic eggs at one local University Saturday morning. More>>

Mo. Senate panel endorses penny transportation tax

A Missouri Senate committee has endorsed a 1-cent sales tax increase to fund transportation projects. More>>

Financial requirements in Illinois medical marijuana draft rules seen as prohibitive

People interested in getting into the medical marijuana business in Illinois say the proposed financial requirements are discouraging, if not prohibitive. More>>

USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year. More>>

'Get Active, Be Safe' initiative kicks off Video included

With warmer weather on the way, several local organizations are teaming up to promote outdoor safety. 'The Get Active, Be Safe' campaign kicked off Thursday at the Madison Davis Bicycle Shop in Quincy. More>>

Illinois Veterans Home resident pulled from lake

A resident at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy was pulled from a lake on the property Friday afternoon. More>>

Police arrest two on drug charges

Two people face three to seven years in prison after police arrested them on drug charges. More>>

Hannibal contractor accused of scamming senior citizens

Harrison County, Mo. (WGEM) - A Hannibal asphalt contractor is facing multiple felony charges for allegedly scamming two senior citizens in Harrison County, Missouri. More>>

Local hog farmer deals with deadly hog virus Video included

Hog farmers are hopeful warmer temperatures will finally kill the deadly porcine epidemic diarrhea virus.

MDC to limit antlerless deer tags Video included

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The days of "unlimited" deer permits are over for now in Missouri. More>>

Keokuk man faces 30 years on drug charge connected with burglary

A Keokuk man faces up to 30 years in prison after police arrested him on a felony drug charge Wednesday, following a burglary investigation at another residence. More>>

Village board approves video gambling in small town of Pearl Video included

It's been a little more than a year since video gambling became legal in Illinois and now another Tri-State small town hopes to profit by bringing in machines. More>>

Teddy bears are now riding along in some patrol cars Video included

Deputies with the Pike County, Illinois Sheriff's Department have new passengers riding along with them, teddy bears. More>>

Drug treatment programs would take hit if Illinois income tax increase expires Video included

Drug treatment programs in Illinois could see major cuts if a temporary tax increase expires later this year.

A popular Easter gift might be carrying dangerous diseases Video included

Kids will be hopping up to see what's in their Easter baskets on Sunday, but health officials warn that one gift might carry more than you bargained for. The Adams County Health Department reminds parents that baby chicks carry the risk of salmonella.  More>>

Seventh Annual Senior Expo brings in hundreds Video included

More than 600 seniors walked through the doors of the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center Thursday afternoon in Hannibal. It was the Seventh Annual Senior Expo and the theme was "Live: Live it Well". More>>

College makes headway in president search

Culver-Stockton College is making progress in the search for its next president. More>>

Does the state owe you cash?

Do you have an old paycheck or money left in a closed checking account waiting for you? More>>

Fresh look coming to bridges

The Memorial and Bayview bridges will get a fresh look, thanks to the state of Illinois. More>>

Apartment building search leads to two arrests

A search warrant of an apartment complex led police to two arrests Tuesday. More>>

Traffic stop leads deputies to drug arrests

A traffic stop led sheriff's deputies to two drug arrests April 9. More>>

Electricians say checking your junction box can prevent house fires Video included

An overloaded junction box was the cause of an early morning fire in Quincy on Wednesday that took the lives of two people.

Family services investigation leads to three arrests

Police arrested three Hannibal residents after a Division of Child and Social Services investigation Wednesday, April 2. More>>

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