28, Feb 2015 - Marshall, IL Man who inspired true-crime 'Blind Faith' novel, film dies - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey insurance salesman convicted of plotting to kill his wife and the inspiration for the true-crime novel "Blind Faith" and a TV movie has died.
27, Feb 2015 - Jersey, IL Former school board president admits sexual misconduct
JERSEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A former southwestern Illinois school board president and junior varsity basketball coach will be sentenced next month after admitting he committed sexual misconduct with a child. The (Alton) Telegraph (http://bit.ly/1BoCn3Q ) reports that 41-year-old Rodney Bailey of Medora pleaded guilty Monday in Jersey County to one ...
27, Feb 2015 - Jersey, IL Florida man who produced and sold deadly ricin gets prison - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missou
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A Florida man who admitted he produced and sold potentially deadly toxins and aided a London woman who was plotting to kill her mother was sentenced Wednesday to more than nine years in prison.
26, Feb 2015 - Megamall project's underside surfaces in racketeering trial - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & M
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The racketeering trial of a former Democratic powerbroker is expected to shed light on the maneuvering behind a long-delayed multibillion-dollar megamall in New Jersey's Meadowlands.
12, Oct 2014 - Mom charged in son's 1991 murder is due in court - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri New
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A Florida woman charged in the 1991 death of her 5-year-old son is scheduled to make her first appearance in a New Jersey courtroom.
10, Oct 2014 - Prosecutor defends Ray Rice investigation - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
New Jersey law advises that those who commit violent crimes should "generally be rejected" from the program Ray Rice was allowed into instead of potentially facing jail time for knocking his then-fiancee unconscious.
04, Apr 2014 - Jury back deliberating tot's creek-toss death case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) - Jury deliberations have resumed at the trial of a New Jersey man accused of tossing his 2-year-old daughter into a creek in her car seat, weighted down with a tire jack so she would sink.
03, Apr 2014 - Waukegan, IL NRG Energy gets OK to buy Midwest Generation parent
Four Illinois coal plants -- Powerton (Pekin), Joliet, Waukegan and Will County (Romeoville) -- transfer to NRG in the deal A federal bankruptcy court judge on Tuesday approved the sale of all assets and operating companies of Edison Mission Energy -- parent of Illinois coal plant owner Midwest Generation -- to New Jersey-based NRG Energy Inc. for $2.6 billion.
03, Apr 2014 - Police: Ex-con robs same shoe store 15 years later - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - Police say a man who just completed a 15-year prison term for robbing a New Jersey shoe store went back there the day after his release and committed the same crime.
02, Apr 2014 - No verdict yet in toddler's creek-toss death trial - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) - Jurors in New Jersey have ended their first day of deliberations without a verdict in the case of a man charged with killing his 2-year-old daughter by tossing her into a creek while she was still strapped in her car seat.
04, Sep 2013 - Jersey, IL NJ woman gets probation in dog-in-trash chute case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey woman whose dog authorities say was found near death, wrapped in a plastic bag and thrown down her building's garbage chute has avoided going to prison.