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ONCEMORE1 - Lovelace\'s first court appearance tentatively scheduled - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Our Coroner is not a Medical Examiner, Pathologist or MD, thus not qualified to render a Cause of Death declaration (according to my understanding). The question has even been raised by some as to his authority to declare a person dead without such qualifications. A Coroner's Jury only takes in and analyzes information supplied by MDs, Examiners and other investigators and renders a verdict…
CoolEdge - Lovelace\'s first court appearance tentatively scheduled - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your haaretz link is for Israel, for the US the murder conviction rate is 93% for 2011 (per wiki). That is probably mostly drug/gang related for cases that actually make it to court, so is not so predictive for this case, I would guess. Mr. Lovelace will be better represented, and IF guilty, a lawyer is certainly more trained to cover his tracks. Of course if the evidence is solid and Mr. Lovelace…
qfingers - City of Quincy looking to buy new garbage and recycle fleet - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'm neither. Happen to have done a lot of research on this. And always trying to put forth ideas to make things work. $1.50 raised the cackles of quite a few last time. Why do you think it would fly now? Your proposal is trying to do the same thing the mayor wanted to do and make the whole thing self-sufficient. Good idea....too fast.... Stickers are in-your-face since you have to buy them…
1950Brutus - Strawman: Turning His Back On America - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
As far as I am concerned he can stay on vacation until Jan 2017 and then retire. Yogi Berra would call this addition by subtraction.
4tolerance - Lovelace indicted in wife\'s death - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Had a post that did not go through evidently. One thing I mistakenly stated in it was that he married second wife in 2006 and correction post was sent right after. Not sure why first post didnt get through.

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Road crews have worked around the clock to prepare roads for the day

Heavy snowfall blanketed the Tri-States Thursday. Some in the area even got their first taste of “thunder snow.”  Snow started to fall just before noon and came down heavy and quick for a good portion of the day.

Schools and many businesses across the area closed early. Most schools are closed once again today. You can find the updated list of closings and cancellations here.

Travel became difficult shortly thereafter as snow plow drivers could only hit the main roads and even then, could barely keep up.

Continuous snowfall made heavily travelled roads in Illinois such as IL 57, IL 172 and IL 72 impassable in some places.

“It was a little bit quieter overnight than what we had yesterday afternoon," said ISP Trooper Mike Kindhart. "The road crews have done a great job. We have heard, however, a lot of our country roads have seen a lot of drifting and roads are not completely cleared out in those areas.”
 
Kindhart said crews are waiting for the salt to do its job and melt the snow and ice.
“The salt has really not kicked in and taken over to be able to do anything. Of course we’ve had no sunshine," he said. "There are still scattered slick spots, they’re still snow covered but it’s down to the roadway. It’s still extremely difficult to get around and now looking into black ice later on.”
 
Director of Quincy Central Services Marty Stegeman said major roads are passable, but it will be several more hours before secondary routes are cleared.
 
“Hopefully through the day, the material we’re putting on the roads and a dozen trucks out we’ll knock it out as best we can,” Stegeman said.
 
He also said that the biggest problem has been the snow plow cast off "which is where the snow is thrown off the plow blade into the middle of the intersection. It’s why we have drive ways that get blocked and there’s really no control over it. Until we can get all of those knocked back. Other than the primary intersections and snow emergency routes. I would suggest people be very cautious in all of them.”

Adams County 911 processed 263 weather related incidents, Quincy Police Department handled 225 weather related incidents and the Adams County Sheriff's Department handled 38 incidents.

The City of Quincy declared a snow emergency late yesterday. All vehicles must be kept off the snow emergency routes so crews can plow. That remains in effect until further notice.

And close to 900 Ameren Illinois customers found themselves without power for a period of time Thursday evening.

In Missouri, U.S. 61 was shut down in two different places for several hours after separate tractor-trailers jack-knifed. Traffic was also slowed to a stop for a while as it came off the Mark Twain Bridge near Hannibal during the early afternoon hours. Some drivers reported a delay of up to three hours

All of those roads re-opened early yesterday evening.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency early Thursday. He also activated the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan. That allows state agencies to coordinate directly with local jurisdictions to provide emergency services.


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