Saturday, Aug 29, 2015
Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

Recent Comments

CordellWalker - And now it’s time to say goodbye - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
#neverforgetbenghazijournal
Quijote57 - And now it’s time to say goodbye - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Will we need a new commenting account or will you still use IntenseDebate?
tpfaffe - Raiders and Blue Devils back in action tonight on QJTV - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Is QHS being broadcasted tonight. It says channel 1 but there is no channel 1 on your site. Want to watch.
eaglebeaky - Man charged in death of 9-year-old girl in Ferguson - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'm so glad to hear that they caught somebody for this! Such a heartbreaking, senseless loss. :-( R.I.P. Jamyla.
eaglebeaky - Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at IL Vets Home - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I also just wanted to add... I've got a family member residing at the Veterans' Home and thankfully, it seems that the facility IS taking this situation extremely seriously (along with the county Health Dept, and the state's Dept of Veterans' Affairs). I got an email from my brother late last night; he had been in touch with various staff and administrators at the Veterans'…

Most Popular

Arrest made in 5th and Cherry shooting Updated

23 Legionnaires’ cases now reported at IL Vets Home Updated

Durham man shot by police

No arrests days after fatal shooting of girl, 9, in Ferguson, Missouri Video

And now it’s time to say goodbye

BG man arrested; broke man’s ankle w/car

Real Estate Transfers August 17th thru 21st

Vester Lee Flanagan II, aka Bryce Williams, Named as Suspect in Live TV Shooting in Virginia Video

McCaskill: Governor to pull county cops out of Ferguson

1 year ago From USA Today

From From USA Today:

Gov. Jay Nixon will pull St. Louis County police out of Ferguson after four days of angry protests over the killing of an unarmed black teenager, Sen. Claire McCaskill confirmed on Thursday.

Nixon traveled to Ferguson Thursday to meet with church and community leaders about the unrest.

"It is my understanding that the county police will be taken off the investigation," the Democratic senator said.

"The police response needs to be demilitarized, " she said after meeting with clergy. "I think the police response has become part of the problem as opposed to being part of the solution. We all got to take a deep breath and realize that the vast majority of people protesting have a constitutional right ... They are my bosses and I want to make sure they have an environment of safety and respect."

St. Louis County police have been in charge of the investigation into the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Saturday and with securing the streets of the city during the confrontations between protesters and police.

It was not immediately clear how removing the county police force would affect the Ferguson police department, which is a separate law enforcement entity. It was a Ferguson police officer who was involved in the fatal shooting of the teenager that has angered the largely African-American community of around 20,000 people.

Click Here to Read Full Article


From the Newsroom

QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 1 hour, 3 minutes ago

Samsung Leads In Patent War Chest Among Tech Giants For Cars Of The Future http://t.co/RFrFRcpnrD
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 2 hours, 3 minutes ago

New DUI law on the books in Illinois http://t.co/E5V7QJ5jSM
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 2 hours, 3 minutes ago

Clinics to open in Senior Center, Indian Hills - Run by Preferred Family Healthcare through $650K Federal grant http://t.co/EIPfvhI528
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 5 hours, 3 minutes ago

U.S. Is Short on Options to Confront Next Crisis http://t.co/adwwoqurX0