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Fugitive wanted for violating probation captured in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Mo. — A northeast Missouri man wanted for violating probation in Camden County, Missouri, was caught Friday afternoon in Memphis. Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney told KTVO Christopher Daniel Smith, 47, of Alexandria, Missouri, was arrested without incident at 1:15 p.m. Friday on Adams Street. Smith had earlier...
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Opinion: Every Iowa school needs to teach diversity and inclusion

Gerald Ott of Ankeny was an English teacher at Keokuk Senior High School, and for the majority of his career was a staff member of the state teachers union. One of my favorite lines from 19th-century American literature is, “I’m tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn’t work. Of course it doesn’t work. We are supposed to work it." It's from Walt Whitman (1819-1892).

QPD Blotter for May 18, 2022

Jennifer L. Thompson, 30, Quincy, for Domestic Battery on 5/18/22 at 1517 Spruce. Lodged. William Dees, 32, Quincy, for FTA — Fireworks, FTA — Violation of Order of Protection, FTA — Trespassing and FTA — Fighting. Lodged. Brent Standley, 36, 707 Lindell Ave., Hannibal, MO, for...

Warsaw man commissioned in U.S. Army after graduating from Western Illinois

MACOMB, Ill. — Western Illinois University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet Trevor W. Woolson of Warsaw was commissioned as second lieutenant in the U.S. Army on Friday, May 13. He received his bachelor’s degree in history and will be serve as an armor officer in the Texas Army National Guard.

U.S. Attorney General files civil suit against Quincy attorney for failing to pay nearly $1 million in taxes

QUINCY — The U.S. Attorney General has brought a civil action against Quincy attorney Don Schuering, asking for $961,000 in unpaid taxes from 2009-18. The complaint also calls for federal tax liens to be enforced against property — a residence and an office — Schuering owns. Schuering would be forced to file income tax returns for 2019 and 2020, during which he earned “substantial” income while making no estimated tax prepayments.

Police: Boy is 'person of interest' in setting 3-alarm fire

QUINCY, Ill. (KHQA) — A three-alarm fire that erupted in a vacant building on Wednesday on the southside of Quincy is believed to have been "incendiary in nature," and police say a juvenile is a person of interest in the case. An off duty Quincy police officer noticed the...

Local Coach Arrested for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

Quincy Police Department has arrested 31-yeard old, Jonathan Graff, for an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old Quincy juvenile. QPD started their investigation of Graff on May 13 after talking to the Quincy juvenile who was interviewed and provided details to police, leading to the arrest of Johnathon Graff. Graff is an assistant coach of the Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball team and was an employee of the TAP (Total Athlete Performance) program. Owners of the TAP program heard of the investigation and put Graff immediately on administrative leave.

Arrest made in Wednesday evening building fire

QUINCY — Quincy Police have arrested a juvenile male in connection with starting the fire at a vacant building Wednesday evening in Quincy’s Calftown neighborhood. Police say based on evidence gathered during interviews and found at the scene of the fire at 649 State, the preliminary investigation concluded the fire was incendiary in nature.

Juvenile Responsible for Starting Structure Fire in Quincy

An arrest has been made after the Quincy Fire Department and Quincy Police Department started their investigation into what started a structure fire at 629 State Stree in Quincy Wednesday. After gathering information from interviews and evidence located at the scene of the fire, QFD investigators and QPD Dectievites determined...