Former ‘Family Feud’ contestant charged in wife’s slayingMarch 24, 2023 GMT
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A former contestant on the long-running television game show “Family Feud” has been charged with first-degree murder and home invasion in the slaying of his estranged wife in western Illinois.
Officials ID Illinois man who was fatally shot by deputiesFebruary 10, 2023 GMT
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Western Illinois authorities have identified a man who was fatally shot Thursday by sheriff's deputies after he reportedly pointed a handgun at the officers.
Bradley S. Havermale, 29, of Quincy was pronounced dead at the scene following Thursday afternoon's shooting south of Quincy, said Adams County Coroner Scott Graham.
Florida execution set for man in woman’s 1990 slayingJanuary 23, 2023 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a death warrant Monday for a man who was convicted of fatally stabbing a woman after escaping from custody while serving a life sentence for killing a deputy.
Prosecutor: Brian Walshe looked up how to dispose of bodyJanuary 18, 2023 GMT
The husband of a Massachusetts woman who has been missing since New Year's Day went online to look up ways to dismember and dispose of a body, and items belonging to the woman with her DNA were found at a trash processing facility, a prosecutor said at his arraignment Wednesday on murder and other charges.
Prosecutor: Husband of missing wife bought cleaning suppliesJanuary 9, 2023 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — The husband of a Massachusetts woman missing since New Year's Day was seen on surveillance video buying $450 worth of cleaning supplies at a home improvement store the day after his wife was last seen, a prosecutor said Monday at his arraignment on a charge of misleading investigators.
Man charged with hate crime released with conditionsDecember 8, 2022 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man accused of saying “Go back to China” to a family of Asian descent and then twice striking one of them with his car was released with conditions at a court hearing Thursday.
Illinois High School Boys Basketball Top 10 PollDecember 1, 2022 GMT
Here are the boys prep basketball polls with rank, team, first-place votes, record and total points.
Oddball 6-foot ‘Lobsta Mickey’ statue returns to BostonNovember 25, 2022 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — A long-forgotten, and somewhat unsettling, statue of Mickey Mouse with giant lobster claws for hands has found its way back to Boston.
The 700-pound statue was last seen in the city nearly two decades ago at Quincy Market where it entertained tourists and shoppers — before slipping out of sight and into city lore after it was sold in 2005 at an auction organized by Disney.
Boston suburb to unveil statue of first lady Abigail AdamsNovember 4, 2022 GMT
Abigail Adams, one of the most influential and important women in the history of the U.S., is being honored Saturday with a new statue in the community just south of Boston where she and husband President John Adams lived.
Real estate broker admits to stealing $1.8M from buyersSeptember 28, 2022 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who according to authorities preyed on people who wanted to buy homes by collecting deposits on properties that had either already been sold or were not even for sale was sentenced Wednesday to 2 1/2 years in prison, federal prosecutors said.
Plans for center to honor Presidents Adams and Quincy AdamsJuly 12, 2022 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston suburb that was the birthplace of two of the nation's earliest presidents is planning to build a center honoring their legacies.
Officials in Quincy, Massachusetts, announced Tuesday the formation of a new nonprofit foundation to raise money and oversee the design and construction of the Adams Presidential Center honoring former President John Adams and his son, former President John Quincy Adams, as well as former first ladies Abigail Adams and Louisa Catherine Adams.
Stores cash customers’ checks, then sell them lotto ticketsJuly 11, 2022 GMT
At All Checks Cashed in Everett, Massachusetts, a red neon sign beckons customers to cash their checks, pay utilities and try their luck with scores of lottery tickets.
Glittering, multicolored scratch tickets on a wall behind the cashier’s station tempt customers — most without a traditional bank account — ready to pay steep fees to quickly get cash and maybe then try their hand at winning millions.
10 rescued sea turtles released off of Cape CodJuly 3, 2022 GMT
WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — Ten sea turtles rescued from cold waters last year have been returned to the deep.
The New England Aquarium says the marine reptiles were released on Cape Cod last week.
J.Jill: Fiscal Q1 Earnings SnapshotJune 8, 2022 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) _ J.Jill Inc. (JILL) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $14.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Quincy, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of $1.02.
Jury convicts 1 prison guard in inmate deaths, hung on 2ndApril 26, 2022 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Jurors on Monday convicted an Illinois Department of Corrections officer for violating the civil rights of an inmate brutally beaten at a western Illinois prison in 2018, but could not reach a verdict against a superior.
Illinois prison guards’ trial in fatal inmate beating opensMarch 28, 2022 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Three state prison guards brutalized a 65-year-old handcuffed inmate at a western Illinois lockup four years ago, leading to the man's death and prompting the officers to attempt a coverup, a prosecutor said Monday at two of the guards' federal trial.
J.Jill: Fiscal Q4 Earnings SnapshotMarch 22, 2022 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) _ J.Jill Inc. (JILL) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $3.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
The Quincy, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 25 cents per share.
Illinois Supreme Court won’t order sentence in sex assaultMarch 3, 2022 GMT
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has declined to order a western Illinois judge to impose a sentence in a sexual assault case after he threw out the conviction at the sentencing hearing.
Suspect in fatal shooting at Massachusetts mall capturedFebruary 16, 2022 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — The suspect in a fatal shooting at a Massachusetts shopping mall last month was ordered held without bail at his arraignment on Wednesday.
Julius Hammond-Desir, 19, faces a murder charge in the Jan.
Quincy’s pension fund lost $3.5M in an email scam last yearFebruary 14, 2022 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — An employee of Quincy's pension fund wrongly sent $3.5 million in a wire transfer in February 2021 in response to a scam email and the funds have not been recovered.
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Victims of real estate investment scam to share nearly $900KFebruary 4, 2022 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Nearly $900,000 in assets forfeited by a man who spent 20 years as a fugitive after he was charged with fraud and grand larceny in New York, and who for years lived under an assumed name in a Boston suburb, will be distributed to the victims of a real estate investment scam he ran, prosecutors said.
Woman faces accessory charge following fatal mall shootingJanuary 28, 2022 GMT
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — A 27-year-old Attleboro woman is facing a criminal charge of accessory in connection to a fatal shooting at a Massachusetts mall, though police say the gunman remains at large.
Richardson, Oregon beat Washington 84-56, win 5th straightJanuary 24, 2022 GMT
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Will Richardson scored 21 points as Oregon won its sixth straight game with a 84-56 victory over Washington on Sunday night.
Jacob Young and Quincy Guerrier each added 12 points as the Ducks (12-6) moved up to fourth place in the Pac-12 at 5-2.
Illinois Girls Basketball How They FaredJanuary 19, 2022 GMT
How ranked teams fared in their weekly games:
1. Benet (17-2) beat Fenwick 59-28, beat Waukesha West 56-30.
Judge under fire for tossing conviction sent to small claimsJanuary 14, 2022 GMT
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A judge in western Illinois who sparked outrage when he threw out the sexual assault conviction of an 18-year-old man, saying the 148 days the man spent in jail was punishment enough, is no longer presiding over a criminal court docket.
Illinois judge’s reversal of rape conviction draws angerJanuary 13, 2022 GMT
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A judge in western Illinois who found an 18-year-old man guilty of sexual assaulting a 16-year-old girl has come under fire after he later threw out the conviction, saying the 148 days the man spent in jail was punishment enough.
Quincy bridge named after 7 local generals to open this weekJanuary 10, 2022 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A bridge in Massachusetts named for seven generals with local ties is set to open this week, six months after its original completion date.
The $35.6 million Generals Bridge funded by the city of Quincy and the state will provide an alternate route to downtown from the Thomas Burgin Parkway, the Patriot Ledger reported.
Cape Cod sea turtle strandings increase after slow startNovember 29, 2021 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Sea turtle strandings on Cape Cod are picking up after a slow start to the season, experts at the New England Aquarium said Monday.
The aquarium has so far cared for almost 120 of the animals at its Quincy turtle hospital, the vast majority of which have been endangered Kemp’s ridley turtles.
Trial of ex-teacher charged with assault on student to startNovember 15, 2021 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts middle school teacher accused of inappropriately touching a student is scheduled to go on trial Monday.
Jeffrey Knight, a former Cohasset Middle School teacher, faces multiple indecent assault and battery on a child charges in Quincy District Court, The Patriot Ledger reported.
North Dakota wins defensive battle with Illinois State 14-7November 14, 2021 GMT
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Quincy Vaughn completed a go-ahead 3-yard scoring pass to Gaven Ziebarth with 4:26 remaining and North Dakota beat Illinois State 14-7 on Saturday.
North Dakota's go-ahead drive started at the ISU 41 with 6:56 remaining and got into the redzone three plays later when Tommy Schuster lobbed it to Brock Boltmann for a diving catch at the 6.
Man accused of throwing fatal punch guilty of manslaughterNovember 2, 2021 GMT
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who prosecutors say threw a punch during a fight outside an American Legion that led to the death of another man post nearly three years ago was convicted Tuesday of involuntary manslaughter.
Ex-New England Patriot Patrick Chung charged with assaultOctober 26, 2021 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung was charged Tuesday in Massachusetts with assault and battery on a family or household member.
Chung, 34, appeared in court Tuesday for arraignment with his fiancée and parents in attendance.
Trial of man charged in deadly bar fight scheduled to startOctober 24, 2021 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — The trial of a Massachusetts man charged with fatally punching another man during a fight outside a Quincy American Legion post nearly three years ago is heading to trial.
North Dakota uses trick plays to beat Western Illinois 34-10October 23, 2021 GMT
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Tommy Schuster threw one touchdown pass and North Dakota added two more scores off trick plays as the Fighting Hawks rolled to a 34-10 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday.
Train conductor who lost part of finger sues rail operatorOctober 22, 2021 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A conductor on a Massachusetts commuter rail train is suing the company that runs the system, alleging that a malfunctioning door amputated part of his right ring finger.
Allen Chin, of Quincy, is suing Keolis Commuter Services LLC for $220,000, split between $60,000 in medical expenses and $160,000 in current and future wage losses, The Patriot Ledger reported Friday.
Patterson, defense help N. Dakota St. beat Illinois St. 20-0October 16, 2021 GMT
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Quincy Patterson threw a touchdown pass and the North Dakota State defense allowed just 99 total yards as the Bison beat Illinois State 20-0 on Saturday.
Patterson was 13-of-22 passing for 124 yards with two interceptions and added 100 yards rushing on 18 carries.
Ex-Boston police union boss pleads guilty in OT fraud caseOctober 4, 2021 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston police union boss has pleaded guilty to collecting more than $16,000 in fraudulent overtime pay while working at the department's evidence warehouse, federal prosecutors said Monday.
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North Dakota State rolls over Valparaiso 64-0September 11, 2021 GMT
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Quincy Patterson and Jalen Bussey scored two touchdowns apiece and North Dakota State blanked Valparaiso 64-0 on Saturday.
Valparaiso (0-2) lost to NAIA Indiana Wesleyan 28-10 in its opener and was no match for the FCS top-five ranked Bison (2-0), who outgained the Beacons 583-185.
Quincy teen sentenced to 20 years in 2019 fatal shootingAugust 15, 2021 GMT
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A Quincy teenager has been sentenced to 20 years in the 2019 shooting death of another teenager.
Roger Parker Jr., 18, pleaded guilty earlier this year to second-degree murder for the death of Darrell Kelley Jr.
Man honors 9/11 crews with Boston-New York drink cart pushJuly 27, 2021 GMT
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — A former flight attendant who lost several colleagues when United Flight 175 was flown into the World Trade Center's south tower in New York on Sept. 11, 2001, is honoring his friends on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks by pushing an airline beverage cart from Boston to ground zero.
Amtrak resumes pre-pandemic passenger rail schedule MondayJuly 18, 2021 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Amtrak rail passenger service, significantly reduced during the COVID-19 pandemic, will resume full service on Monday.
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced last week that the full pre-pandemic schedule will return with trains between Chicago and points south and west in Illinois.
Members of firefighter band help ailing parade float driverJuly 5, 2021 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A group of off-duty Massachusetts firefighters in a bagpipe and drum band participating in a Fourth of July parade jumped into action when the driver of a parade float went into cardiac arrest.
Quincy to name 2 streets after modern-day military generalsJune 27, 2021 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — The city of Quincy is naming two roads after modern-day military generals with strong ties to the city.
The City Council recently voted to name two new roads being constructed as part of a new bridge and park project underway downtown General McConville Way and General Joseph F.
Settlement: Quincy will spend $100 million to repair sewersJune 10, 2021 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — The city of Quincy agreed Wednesday to invest some $100 million over more than 10 years to repair its stormwater system after being sued by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S.
Police: Teen drowns off beach; another teen pulled from poolJune 6, 2021 GMT
QUINCY, Mass (AP) — A 19-year-old man drowned Sunday off Mound Street Beach in Quincy, police said.
Quincy Police say they were called to the beach at around 2:15 p.m. for a report of a person who had entered the water and didn't resurface.
Massachusetts House Speaker apologizes for car theft remarkMay 26, 2021 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — The Speaker of the Massachusetts House apologized for a comment he made about fearing his car would get stolen during a visit to the city's South End, which one person criticized as “insulting.”
Telecom CEO gives graduates $1,000, says to give half awayMay 21, 2021 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts businessman and philanthropist handed out more than just sage advice during his commencement address at a local college on Friday — he gave each of the 490 graduating students a $1,000 cash gift.
Mass. man convicted in bombing has sentence reducedMay 11, 2021 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has reduced the life sentence of a Massachusetts man who was convicted in connection with building a bomb that killed a Boston police officer and severely injured his partner 30 years ago...
Quincy sues Boston, state agency, over bridge projectMay 4, 2021 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Quincy officials sued Boston and state environmental regulators over a proposed bridge that would connect an island in Boston Harbor with a Quincy neighborhood...
Man sentenced to at least 4 years in prison in fatal crashApril 20, 2021 GMT
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to four to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to negligent homicide in a car crash that killed his passenger in New Hampshire...
Quincy bar owner charged in attack on university studentApril 15, 2021 GMT
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — An aggravated battery charge has been filed against a Quincy, Illinois, bar owner in connection with an attack on a Black suburban Chicago college student...
State chips in more than $4M for Quincy center for homelessApril 3, 2021 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — The state has promised to chip in more than $4 million toward a planned facility in Quincy that will serve the area's homeless population...
Trump-supporting Illinois couple charged in US Capitol riotJanuary 29, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal authorities have charged an Illinois couple who posed for a photograph inside the U...
COVID-19 crackdown now in 9 of 11 regions in IllinoisOctober 29, 2020 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A region that encompasses central and west-central Illinois, including the capital of Springfield, became the latest Thursday to face restrictions on social interaction because of an elevated rate of positive tests for COVID-19...
Dunford, Wahlberg headline gala to honor Boston priestsSeptember 27, 2020 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. is scheduled to headline an annual fundraising event to honor more than 500 Archdiocese of Boston priests...
Man arrested in Illinois in connection with Missouri killingAugust 3, 2020 GMT
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A Missouri man is now in custody in connection with a June homicide during a home break-in, after being arrested in Illinois.
WGEM-TV reported that 22-year-old Deyton Fisher of Mexico, Missouri, was arrested early Saturday in Quincy, Illinois...
Legionnaires’ case identified at Quincy veterans’ homeDecember 31, 2019 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker's administration is investigating a case of Legionnaires' diseases at the veterans' home in Quincy, the site of 13 deaths from the malady starting with a 2015 outbreak.
Illinois prison guards face federal charges in inmate deathDecember 7, 2019 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Three Illinois prison guards were arraigned in federal court Friday on charges of assault and civil rights violations in the May 2018 death of an inmate at Western Illinois Correctional Center...
Former Quincy woman suing Adams County Sheriff Brent York after wrongful convictionOctober 2, 2019 GMT
A former Quincy woman wrongfully convicted of arson is now suing Brent York and the Adams County Sheriff’s Department.
Brenda Jones, who now lives in Florida, filed suit against York and the Sheriff’s Office in Madison.
EXCHANGE: Restoring Victorian home is man’s labor of loveSeptember 5, 2019 GMT
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Before he bought the two-story Victorian-era home in Quincy, Illinois, Paul Kevin Geers would sit on the curb across the street and stare at what he describes as an "imposing house."
1st black priest in US, ex-slave, positioned for sainthoodJune 12, 2019 GMT
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 sainthood.
4 arrested in connection with assault after playoff gameMay 15, 2019 GMT
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 game.
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police posted surveillance images of five suspects online, many wearing Bruins clothing, and announced Wednesday four had turned themselves in...
A look at the 19 murder victims in Whitey Bulger’s trialOctober 30, 2018 GMT
A jury in 2013 concluded that prosecutors proved that James "Whitey" Bulger was involved in 11 murders, didn't prove his involvement in seven murders and couldn't agree on one killing.
Bulger was found slain Tuesday at a federal prison in West Virginia.
In the addiction battle, is forced rehab the solution?May 23, 2018 GMT
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — The last thing Lizabeth Loud wanted, a month from giving birth, was to be forced into treatment for her heroin and prescription painkiller addiction...
Edward Joy Sr., at 73, resident of MarshfieldApril 6, 2017 GMT
Edward W. Joy Sr. of Marshfield, formerly of Hanover and originally from Dorchester, died March 30 at home. He was 73.
Mr. Joy was a successful businessman, having owned and operated Joy Electrical Co.
Mary E. Hanna, at 87, West Falmouth residentApril 6, 2017 GMT
Mary E. (Powers) Hanna of West Falmouth, formerly of Quincy, died Saturday. She was 87.
Mrs. Hanna was born in Quincy and spent most of her life there until moving to West Falmouth.
She was an avid cook, gardener and a parishioner and volunteer at St.
Say no to sales tax hikeMarch 28, 2017 GMT
I read an article that at the upcoming Election in Hamilton we will be voting whether to allow an increase in our sales tax.
Now we have an insentive to shop in Hamilton because our sales tax is much lower than Quincy, Ill.
DA: Quincy man who hit, killed wife facing murder chargeMarch 23, 2017 GMT
A 55-year-old man who told cops he accidentally killed his wife when he ran her over with his car in the couple’s driveway is now facing a murder charge, officials say.
Yan Long Chow, of Wollaston, will be arraigned today in Norfolk Superior Court on a first-degree murder charge stemming from the Sept.
Cops: Raid nets 16 alleged drug ring members, guns, pills, cashMarch 22, 2017 GMT
An army of cops raiding more than a dozen Boston-area homes nabbed 16 suspected members of a Randolph-based drug ring yesterday as part of a six-month wiretap investigation into a group that authorities say was dealing heroin, fentanyl, cocaine and prescription opiates across three counties.
Arrangements announced for Ann Regan of QuincyMarch 20, 2017 GMT
Memorial arrangements have been made for Ann Regan, mother of Regan Communications Chairman George Regan.
Mrs. Regan of Quincy died peacefully at her home Thursday. She was 93.
She was born and raised in the South End and lived in Quincy.
Mary M. Genatiempo, 71, Grapevine, TexasMarch 6, 2017 GMT
GRAPEVINE, Texas — Mary M. Genatiempo, 71, of Grapevine, Texas, passed away Jan. 18, 2017, in Grapevine.
She was born on Sept. 20, 1945, to Paul and Edna (Verhalen) Blayney.
Mary Virginia Bimmler, 87, of Squantum and South Yarmout, bank employeeFebruary 26, 2017 GMT
Mary Virginia “Ginnie” (Harrington) Bimmler of Squantum and South Yarmouth died Wednesday. She was 87.
She was employed by State Street Bank for 20 years.
She enjoyed a complete life of activities and commitments surrounding schools, church and the local community through her employment.
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Quincy group distributes yard signs backing law enforcementAugust 9, 2016 GMT
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A community group in the Mississippi River city of Quincy is distributing signs touting its support of local law enforcement.
Lee Lindsay of The Friends of Law Enforcement says the group distributed 250 signs to a dozen churches Sunday to give community members the chance to make Quincy police officers, Adams County sheriff's deputies and Illinois state troopers "feel the love."
Father: Quincy bar fight led to 12-year-old ’s shootingApril 3, 2015 GMT
QUINCY, Il. (AP) — The father of a 12-year-old Quincy, Illinois boy killed in a weekend shooting says his son was mistakenly targeted for wearing a hooded sweatshirt similar to one worn by a bar fight participant.
Woman admits theft from Quincy community theaterOctober 23, 2014 GMT
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A former Quincy woman has pleaded guilty to charges that she stole more than $12,000 from the city's community theater while serving as its bookkeeper.
The Quincy Herald-Whig (http://bit.ly/1wgfKAO) reports that 51-year-old P.
Cop: Man accused in wife’s death didn’t call 911September 27, 2014 GMT
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A former Illinois prosecutor recently charged with murder in the 2006 death of his first wife told investigators he never summoned emergency responders or tried to resuscitate her after he found her dead in bed when he returned from taking three of their children to school, transcripts of the coroner's inquest at the time show.