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WarCry - Quincy Police Blotter for July 23, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Theft Austin Creeps reports his black Samsung cell phone taken from where he hid it outside the Adams County Courthouse on 7-16. Maybe the courthouse needs to install a bank of lockers like they have at Scotties: Go in with something you're not supposed to have, like your cell, and you can put in a quarter, lock it up, and grab it on your way out.
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There are two reasons for the # of taxing bodies in IL. I kinda' hate to call them "government" because so many of them make no laws at all which distinguishes "government" from "taxing body". #1 Biggest reason -- bonding authority -- the 1870 IL constitution limited local government's debt capacitty...so the response was simply to expand the # of taxing units. Funding problem solved....…
UrKidsWillPay - Amending Illinois Constitution a tough path for pension reform - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The taxpayers need to do what's right too
CoolEdge - REBEL MEDIA: You\'re a grand old flag - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The top ten percent of filers pays 70% of the taxes, and only about 140 million bother to file. So that is 14 million people paying 70% of the taxes. So in figuring "ROI", what we are largely seeing is what states have the rich people, those 14 million. A LOT of them are in NY, IL, NJ, MA, CA, etc. But then looking at voting, those people are only say 7% of the vote. Chicago votes very strong…
WarCry - REBEL MEDIA: "Stay out!" - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'm not defending the actions of the security guy, nor am I condoning OR condemning the kid with the camera. However, being a "veteran" of the fight over gun rights (on the side of gun rights), I've seen plenty of videos like this one showing police "repressing" or "abusing" the guy with the camera, based on the video posted by the guy with the camera. Remarkably all of those videos are,…

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Two dead in apparent murder-suicide in Adair Co.

6 months, 2 weeks ago from KHQA

Call came in around 1:30 a.m. Sunday reporting shots fired

The Adair County Sheriff's Office released the names of two people dead in an apparent murder-suicide early Sunday morning.

Sheriff Robert Hardwick identified the two as 33-year-old Krysten "Kadie" Campbell Johnson and her 36-year-old husband, Riley Johnson, both of Kirksville.

Hardwick said a 911 call came in around 1:30 a.m. Sunday reporting shots fired at the Campbells' home at 23534 Burk Trail just off of Highway 11 West. That is just south of Kirksville, Mo.

The sheriff's office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded.

Two other adults and the Campbells' three small children were also inside the home at the time of the incident.

Adair County Coroner Brian Noe said both were pronounced dead at the scene. Autopsies are scheduled for early this week.

Noe told KTVO it appears Riley Johnson was the shooter, killing his wife and then ending his own life with a gunshot. He also told KTVO that when law enforcement officers got into the home, they discovered Kadie Campbell Johnson's body in the garage and Riley Johnson's body was found in a hallway just off of the garage.

The Sheriff says several firearms were found at the scene and an investigation into the circumstances that led up to the fatal shootings is underway.


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