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migraine_in_qcy - Quincy an All-America City finalist - Quincy, IL News -
Yep, businesses are going to ignore the anti-business tax climate of Illinois and line up to move to Quincy due to our All-America city status. If only that were true. Again with your slum-lords. Why don't you name one or give us an address so we can drive past and see what you're talking about?
migraine_in_qcy - Reward now offered for info on shooting of Quincy 12 yr old - Quincy, IL News -
You couldn't be more wrong, as usual. I own part of my home, and the bank owns the rest. Not a realtor, not a landlord. You said there was lack of police presence due to funding, and I asked what you meant by that. Are you saying that funding cuts have reduced police presence, or that you think there needs to be an increased presence, hence additional funding is required? It's pretty obvious…
christhepilot - Reward now offered for info on shooting of Quincy 12 yr old - Quincy, IL News -
HI sorry you didn't understand that landlords are responsible for the property, and I have a feeling by your input your a slum lord. The government put a lot of money into housing for lower income folks like the Hills and north 12th apartment complex and many others to help lower income families, they have to follow rules that keep the buildings in good shape and clean, rent is based off income.…
christhepilot - Quincy an All-America City finalist - Quincy, IL News -
This is great i'm so happy for Quincy, I hope this will mean more income for the city in the way of more business, so they can step up patrols on north end to end the violence, North end has three nursing homes and a growing hospital complex, Maybe even employ some officials to perform rental house inspections to put restrictions on slum lords. More business coming to Quincy shows a good possible…
GoSalukis - Unemployment down in Quincy, Adams Co - Quincy, IL News -
From After all, a business is only as good as its employees and a high quality of life leads to happy and productive employees. But it's hard to measure quality of life in data. Numbers don't tell you about community spirit. That's why we urge you to visit in person and experience for yourself…

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Guard injured in attack Sunday



Cobretti M. Matlick, 19, Nicholas C. Ray, 24, and Jason M. Keller, 23, are each charged with conspiracy, aggravated kidnapping, attempted aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery, attempted escape and conspiracy to escape.


Matlick and Ray will have their next court date on August 5, while Keller will be in court August 6.

Earlier Story:  

The names of the three men who tried to escape from the Adams County Jail Sunday afternoon have been released.

Cobretti Matlick, Jason Keller and Nicholas Ray will be formally charged Thursday in Adams County Circuit court.

The three had allegedly planned to take a hostage with home-made weapons and then escape. 


Earlier Story:

Three men attempted to escape from the Adams County Jail Sunday evening.

At around 4:45 p.m., one of the prisoners attacked a guard with a weapon.  

Another Officer was able to restrain the prisoner and prevent the escape.

The three male subjects had homemade weapons that they allegedly had planned to use to escape.

The guard that was struck was later treated and released from Blessing Hospital.

All reports and information have been completed and sent for prosecution. 

Formal charges will be announced in court Thursday.

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