28, Mar 2015 - New Jersey, leagues renew court tussle over sports gambling - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Misso
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The fight over legalized sports gambling in New Jersey returned to a federal appeals court Tuesday, where attorneys for the state and the country's major sports leagues spent nearly an hour parsing language in a decades-old federal statute and in recent court rulings.
26, Mar 2015 - Carlinville, IL April Troemper appointed at-large judge for 7th Circuit
The Illinois Supreme Court announced Thursday that April Troemper, who presently serves as an associate judge in the 7th Judicial Circuit, has been appointed as at-large circuit judge for that circuit.The 7th Judicial Circuit consists of Greene, Jersey, Macoupin, Morgan, Sangamon and Scott counties.Troemper, of Springfield, was appointed to fill the vacancy created by the Dec. 8 retirement of ...
26, Mar 2015 - Jersey, IL Man behind New Jersey corruption sting out of prison - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri New
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The rabbi's son and admitted con man who became the central figure in New Jersey's largest federal corruption sting is out of prison.
26, Mar 2015 - Ex-con admits robbing same shoe store 15 years later - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri New
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - An ex-con who had just finished a 15-year robbery sentence has admitted he robbed the same New Jersey shoe store -- as the same clerk was behind the counter.
25, Mar 2015 - Convicted killer admits to sexually assaulting boy - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey man who is in prison for killing a 6-year-old boy has admitted sexually assaulting a 2-year-old boy in a separate case.
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.