30, Jul 2014 - Man convicted of deadly attack on sleeping kids - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man has been convicted of killing a 6-year-old boy who was trying to protect his sister from a sexual assault. Osvaldo Rivera, of Camden, was found guilty Friday of felony murder. He faces life in prison when he's sentenced Oct. 23.
30, Jul 2014 - Jersey, IL Cuban hijacker appeals 20-year US prison sentence - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
MIAMI (AP) - An American who hijacked a jetliner to Cuba decades ago is appealing the 20-year prison sentence he received after pleading guilty to U.S. kidnapping charges.
29, Jul 2014 - Will, IL Vending firm ex-official sentenced in Pepsi scheme - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A former official of a New Jersey-based vending company has been sentenced to prison time for his role in a scheme that defrauded the Pepsi Bottling Group of $2.9 million over a 10-year period.
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.