18, Aug 2014 - Woman pleads not guilty in fatal Vegas crime spree - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A deputy public defender in Las Vegas raised a question about the mental state of a woman facing multiple felony charges in a deadly crime spree that included a carjacking, two home invasions and a stabbing before police shot dead her alleged accomplice.
18, Aug 2014 - Jackson, IL Carbondale event gives women tools needed to stay out of prison
An event in Carbondale, Illinois is designed to give women the tools they need to stay out of prison.
18, Aug 2014 - Will, IL Southern IL man to sentenced 10 years for home burglary
A southern Illinois man was sentenced to ten years in prison for a home burglary, according to the Jackson County state's attorney.
18, Aug 2014 - Man gets 15 years in attack on prosecutor's office - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) - A Southern Oregon man who hoped to delay a three-year burglary sentence by destroying the records of his case has been sent to prison for 15 years for trying to blow up the prosecutor's office.
17, Aug 2014 - Springfield, Jacksonville attorneys face possible discipline
Formal complaints that could result in discipline have been filed against a Springfield attorney and a Jacksonville attorney, both of whom have been previously punished by the state Supreme Court.The separate complaints filed earlier this month by the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission allege that G. Ronald Kesinger of Jacksonville improperly obtained a loan from a client ...
05, Apr 2014 - Judge awards another $525M to Tony Alamo victims - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas judge has awarded seven women physically and sexually abused by evangelist Tony Alamo another $525 million, pushing the total owed by the imprisoned preacher and an affiliated church to more than $1 billion.
04, Apr 2014 - Jackson, IL Illinois voters say 'no' to candidates who were convicted, indicted
Chicago may have a long and colorful history of political corruption, but voters will only take so much. In Tuesday's Democratic primary, a Chicago candidate who served a prison term for bribery and another due to go on trial on similar charges this spring both lost their races, despite predictions of local political observers, according to results available Wednesday. "It appears there is a ...
04, Apr 2014 - Retrial set for Fla. man in loud music killing - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spo
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man convicted of attempted murder in a confrontation over loud music won't be sentenced until after his retrial on a murder charge.
01, Apr 2014 - Ex-gang leader was praised as role model - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A former gang leader with ties to San Francisco's Chinatown who was praised for cleaning up his public image after serving more than a decade in prison now faces up to 95 years behind bars on money-laundering and other charges.
01, Apr 2014 - California lawmaker faces gun, corruption charges - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California state senator who authored gun control legislation asked for campaign donations in exchange for introducing an undercover FBI agent to an arms trafficker, according to court documents unsealed Wednesday.