18, Sep 2014 - Jersey, IL Ex-police chief gets 10 years in kidnap-kill case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
NEW YORK (AP) - The former police chief at a Massachusetts Veterans Administration medical center has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in a kidnap-murder case that resulted from the prosecution of a cannibalism case against a New York City police officer.
15, Sep 2014 - Driver charged in market crash denied lower bail - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) - A judge has refused to lower bail for the driver accused of causing a deadly crash at a New Jersey farmers market. James Woetzel pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident that resulted in death. He remains held on $200,000 bail.
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 - 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.
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.
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.