09, Mar 2014 - Jackson, IL Indian-American fundraiser sentenced to two years for fraud
Chicago, Feb 12 (IANS) Raghuveer Nayak, an Indian-American fundraiser for convicted politicians Jesse Jackson Jr. and Rod Blagojevich, has been sentenced to two years in prison and fined $500,000 for health care fraud. Nayak, 58, who allegedly played a role in then House member Jackson's alleged attempt to buy President Barack Obama's former Senate seat from then Illinois governor Blagojevich in ...
09, Mar 2014 - Jackson, IL Ex-Jackson Jr. fundraiser, Blagojevich trial figure gets 2 years
CHICAGO — A longtime fundraiser for former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. who was a figure in scandals that landed former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich behind bars was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for health care fraud.
08, Mar 2014 - Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Lumumba dies at 66 - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba (SHOW-kway Lu-MOOM-bah), a human rights activist and nationally prominent attorney who as city leader persuaded voters to accept a sales tax to fix crumbling infrastructure in Mississippi's capital, died Tuesday. He was 66.
08, Mar 2014 - Alexander, IL Florida seeks triple sentence in warning-shot case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A 33-year-old woman could end up in prison for 60 years when she's retried for firing a shot in the direction of her estranged husband and two of his children.
07, Mar 2014 - Prison for adult performer in buttocks-shot death - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - An adult entertainer was sentenced in Mississippi Friday to seven years in prison for helping set up an illegal silicone buttocks injection that killed an Atlanta woman.
06, Mar 2014 - Tennessee Tech holds off SIUE at OVC Tournament
Tennessee Tech's Jeremiah Samarrippas takes the ball down the court Wednesday. / Larry McCormack / THE TENNESSEAN At Municipal Auditorium WEDNESDAY G1 — No. 5 E. Kentucky 75, No. 8 E. Illinois 52 G2 — No. 6 Jacksonville State 71, No. 7 SIUE 59 THURSDAY G3 — No. 4 TSU vs. No. 5 E. Kentucky, noon G4 — No. 3 Tennessee Tech vs. Jacksonville St., 2 p.m.
06, Mar 2014 - Union, IL State opposes delay in loud-music sentencing - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sport
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors oppose a motion seeking to delay the sentence for a man convicted of attempted murder in a dispute over loud music until after he's tried for fatally shooting a teenager in the incident.
06, Mar 2014 - Joliet, IL Man Pleads Guilty To 2008 Drug Murder, Gets 25 Years
Tyrell Jackson, 26, of Villa Park, had faced up to 70 years in prison, until his original conviction on a charge of first-degree murder was overturned by the Illinois Appellate Court.