28, Mar 2015 - O'BRIEN: Ex-prisoner hopeful Adams County Jail tax issue passes - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois
There was a point in his life when Scott Ash would not have entertained the thought of advocating for the Adams County Jail. Ash was in and out of the jail 15 years ago, swept up in a world that included drugs and alcohol.
27, Mar 2015 - Adams, IL West Frankfort man pleads guilty in wifeâ€™s shooting death
BENTON, Ill. (AP) _ A southern Illinois man accused of fatally shooting his wife in the back of the head has pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports 66-year-old John P. Adams of West Frankfort entered the guilty plea Monday. His murder trial before Franklin County Judge Tom Tedeschi [â€¦]
01, Apr 2014 - Adams, IL Vietnam sends blogger to prison for critical posts - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - A Vietnamese court on Wednesday sentenced a dissident blogger to 15 months in prison for posting online criticism of the government, the latest case in an intensifying crackdown against dissent in the one-party communist country.