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€¦]
25, Mar 2015 - Adams, IL O'BRIEN: End of probation road a reason for former meth user to - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois
The crime and courts beat has very few "feel-good" stories. The daily grind is often filled with writing about people who have done bad things, but there are good folks who make bad decisions -- some of which are influenced by an addiction to drugs or alcohol.
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.