State takes step toward rebuilding Illinois Veterans Home
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State officials say they will issue a request for proposals next month to rebuild the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.
Nebraska court rejects appeal of man who killed 2 in crash
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected a post-conviction appeal of a man serving two 15-to-20-year prison sentences for causing a 2014 crash in southeastern Nebraska that...
Massachusetts paid $1.1 million for motorcycle crash audit
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts has paid $1.1 million to auditors investigating a backlog of unprocessed violations found after a man drove his pickup truck and trailer into a group of...
Man who fatally beat friend over spilled beer sent to prison
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to a minimum of 5 ½ years in prison for fatally beating his friend over spilled beer and trying to convince his girlfriend to lie about...
Man who opened fire in crowded Massachusetts mall sentenced
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — A man who caused a panic at a Massachusetts mall when he opened fire at a member of a rival gang has been sentenced to up to six years in prison.
Former nursing home chaplain gets 26 years on sex charges
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — The former chaplain for a western Illinois nursing home has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for sex abuse charges involving both a child and elderly women.
J.Jill: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) _ J.Jill Inc. (JILL) on Tuesday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $96.7 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
Video: Dump truck crashes through parking garage roof
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Officials say a dump truck fell through the roof of a multilevel parking garage in Massachusetts.
The truck's driver had entered a parking garage in Quincy and was...
Developer proposes horse track in southeastern Massachusetts
BOSTON (AP) — A developer is proposing to build a horse track, hotel and entertainment complex in southeastern Massachusetts.
The Boston Globe reports a Quincy developer is promoting the...
New $32M Adams County Jail expected to open early next year
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Construction crews are completing extensive electrical work on the new Adams County Jail that's expected to open early next year.
Officials probe respiratory illness at Quincy veterans’ home
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — State officials are investigating several cases of communicable respiratory illness at the same state-run veterans' home in Quincy where there have been multiple outbreaks of...
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Police say a 79-year-old Massachusetts man has been taken to a hospital in critical condition after being struck by a police cruiser responding to an emergency...
Man sentenced for writing false school shooting letter
BOSTON (AP) — A Brazilian man who sent a letter to immigration authorities warning of an attack on a Massachusetts school in an attempt to frame is ex-wife's boyfriend has been sentenced and will...
Titan International: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) _ Titan International Inc. (TWI) on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $7.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
DA: Man stabbed during argument with wife dies
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Police are considering possible additional charges against a Boston woman after her husband died from injuries sustained in a stabbing.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Another person has been charged with murder in the 2017 shooting death of the death of a 22-year-old Pittsfield woman, who police say was caught in the crossfire of a...
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Officials say four airlines have submitted proposals to offer passenger service at Quincy Regional Airport.
The (Quincy) Herald-Whig reports Boutique Air, Air Choice One,...
1st black priest in US, ex-slave, positioned for sainthood
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Pope Francis on Wednesday deemed the first known black Roman Catholic priest in the United States to be "venerable," positioning the former slave for possible...
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts state senator accused of driving drunk has reached a deal with prosecutors to avoid a conviction.
The agreement was announced Tuesday in Quincy District...
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts state senator accused of driving drunk is set to go on trial.
Brockton Democrat Michael Brady was pulled over by Weymouth police in March 2018 and...
J.Jill: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) _ J.Jill Inc. (JILL) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $4.4 million.
On a per-share basis, the Quincy, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income...
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a western Illinois woman to five years in prison for an October fire that killed her 8-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter.
BOSTON (AP) — Health officials in Massachusetts say a child has tested positive for measles after visiting a number of locations in the Boston area that could have resulted in exposure to other...
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a western Illinois man to five years in prison for an October fire that killed his 8-year-old son and a 5-year-old girl.
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Transit police in Massachusetts say four people have been arrested in connection with an assault hours after the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes in a playoff...
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Transit police in Massachusetts are looking for a group of men who appeared to be Boston Bruins fans they say "viciously beat" and seriously injured a man at a trolley...
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Quincy Media to purchase Hannibal Courier-Post
HANNIBAL, Mo. (AP) — The company that operates the Quincy (Illinois) Herald-Whig and other media outlets is buying a daily newspaper from across the Mississippi River.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the flooding in the Midwest (all times local):
The Mississippi River at the Quad Cities in Iowa and Illinois has reached a new record high.
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Stop & Shop is acknowledging that it has limited its offerings during a strike affecting 240 supermarkets in New England and is apologizing to customers for the...
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Supermarket and labor union officials are resuming negotiations as workers in southern New England are on their third day of a walkout.
2 men charged with attacking pregnant woman
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Two men have been charged with attacking a pregnant woman in Quincy.
The Patriot Ledger reports 19-year-old Tyrese Johnson-Nurse and 18-year-old David Russell were...
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has been bitten by a wild animal about a month after a 16-year-old girl in a nearby town was bitten by a coyote.
PITTSFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say DNA analysis has confirmed that human remains found last year along the Mississippi River are those of a western Illinois man who went missing after a boat...
New England seeing a huge spike in beached sea turtles
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — At a sea turtle hospital housed at an old New England shipyard, a biologist leans over a table and uses a needle to draw blood from a sick loggerhead before tagging its...
Audit: Slow Legionnaires’ response at Illinois veterans home
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A state audit released Monday contradicted former Gov. Bruce Rauner's claim that his administration had done everything federal experts recommended to remedy a deadly 2015...
Illinois libraries face budget challenges
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Budget concerns at libraries across Illinois are causing a variety of issues, including delayed building projects and cuts in staff, hours and new book purchases, officials...
Man found guilty of rape, murder in girlfriend’s death
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been found guilty of raping and killing his girlfriend inside her apartment a decade ago.
Joseph Beatty faces life in prison without parole after...
Lawyer: Allegations against teacher were made up
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — The lawyer for a Massachusetts special education teacher charged with assaulting students says the allegations were made up by a disgruntled teacher's aide.
Large fire strikes Massachusetts city
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Dozens of firefighters battled a multi-alarm blaze south of Boston that started in one building and quickly spread to several others.
Man charged with shooting friend held without bail
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent nearly a day on the run after allegedly shooting and killing his friend has been held without bail.
HINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts are warning a scammer is using the identity of a Hingham police sergeant to solicit money on dating sites and social media.
Suspect makes first court appearance in children’s deaths
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A western Illinois man has made his first court appearance in connection with an October house fire that killed two children.
Massachusetts man gets prison for attempt at sex with teen
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been convicted of trying to buy sex from someone he believed was a 16-year-old girl.
Anthony McCaffrey was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday after being convicted of human trafficking of a child under 18 and engaging in sexual conduct for a fee with a minor.
Cabbie credited with saving 87-year-old woman from scammer
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts cab driver is being praised by police for helping an 87-year-old woman from being taken by a classic scam.
Richard Spencer, who drives for Yellow Cab of Quincy, tells The Patriot Ledger he sensed something was wrong when the woman he was driving Wednesday told him she was going to Walmart to purchase thousands of dollars in gift cards.
Grand jury indicts 2 in fire that killed 2 children
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Two western Illinois residents have been indicted on involuntary manslaughter and endangering the life of a child charges in the death of two children.
The Herald-Whig in Quincy reports 8-year-old Toby Brewer and his sister, 5-year-old Emma Kramer, died in an Oct. 12 fire.
Man found bleeding outside American Legion post dies
BOSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 44-year-old Massachusetts man found bleeding and unconscious outside a war veterans' organization post has died from his injuries.
A spokesman for Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey says Christopher McCallum died Monday at Boston Medical Center after undergoing treatment.
Real estate scammer gets almost 7 years in prison
BOSTON (AP) — The architect of a nearly $2 million real estate investment scam who spent more than two decades on the lam before his arrest in 2017 has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison.
Federal prosecutors say 69-year-old Scott Wolas, formerly of Quincy, was also sentenced Monday to three years of probation and ordered to pay full restitution to his victims, $69,000 to Social Security and Medicare, and more than $318,000 to the Internal Revenue Service.
Woman who killed her children found not guilty by insanity
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman charged with killing her 9-year-old daughter and her unborn son nearly a decade ago has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.
The Patriot Ledger reports that the ruling in 47-year-old Xue Fang Chi's case came Thursday after a two-day bench trial. She was committed to a state psychiatric hospital.