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pjohnf - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
CC1 had valid points but I feel that the jail is needed and maybe the price tag can be reduced. A quarter of cent isn't much until you add it up but the need for a new jail outweighs the cost. Yes many taxes once instituted never seem to go away but we will have chance to get rid of politicians who renege on their promise to stop the tax once the jail is paid for. It's different than state…
RandyR1958 - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'm praying for the family and the detectives on this case. Our town has been a safe place to raise our children without a big police presence, so far. All parents should take the time to have a talk with their children about this. This cannot become a normal in our town!
pjohnf - Bill pushes for possible municipal bankruptcies in Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
After years and years of wasteful and out of control spending the proverbial chickens have come home to roost. The state with their unfunded mandates, giveaways to government employees just cannot be sustained any longer. Cities are not without blame but the state has caused much of the trouble and they must to bite the bullet and rein in spending and institute pension reform and cut the size of government.
11thoughtdeep - Reward now offered for info on shooting of Quincy 12 yr old - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
ok what was a 12 yr old doing out at 1 am in the morning???? I heard he was caught breaking in to a house and ate a shotgun blast....Rumors from the hood
migraine_in_qcy - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Congratulations, you are the first person to bring race into this. Nice job. Up until I read your comment, it hadn't occurred to me to even think about what color this kid was, just that a kid is dead and shouldn't be. By the way, there are black people living in affluent neighborhoods right along with white, asian, hispanic...

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Human remains have been found at the scene of Sunday night's fire at Salvage Lumber.

Quincy Fire Chief Joe Henning held a news conference to make the announcement Monday afternoon. Investigators from the State Fire Marshall's office were expected to arrive in Quincy later in the day.

The five-alarm fire happened at 8:20 p.m. at 219 Oak Street. The majority of emergency personnel had left the scene by midnight, but one crew remained on to guard against "hot spots."

Henning said he was notified around 11 a.m. Monday morning that upon routine investigation, remains were found on the north side of the structure in what appeared to be a storage room.

"There was no reason to expect whatsoever that there'd be remains inside," he said.

Henning said the fire investigation has been stalled until more investigators can get on the scene, and he said to speculate on anything else was premature.

Adams County Coroner Jim Keller said the body is that of a woman. A post-mortem examination will be held on Tuesday to try and determine more information including possibly how long the body had been at the scene.

Keller said contact Quincy Police if anyone has any information about any missing women in the area.


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