29, Sep 2014 - Congressional candidate Callis' residency under scrutiny
Illinois congressional candidate Ann Callis' previous out-of-state residence has come under scrutiny, with a published report Sunday saying she signed mortgage documents while a judge in Illinois that listed her home as in Missouri.Callis, a former Madison County judge, is trying to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis of Taylorville in the district that stretches from Champaign to the St ...
28, Sep 2014 - States urge Supreme Court to take up gay marriage - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A stinging rejection of same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana, issued by a unanimous and unequivocal U.S. appeals court, has brought hope to those fighting the laws that the Supreme Court will feel pressure to rule soon in their favor.
27, Sep 2014 - Madison, IL Illinois man gets 8 years in fatal DUI crash
A Godfrey man who drove into a house while intoxicated and killed a 73-year-old widower inside has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
27, Sep 2014 - Madison, IL Man shot during Illinois break-in pleads guilty
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ A man shot by a southwestern Illinois woman after he broke in to her home has pleaded guilty to home invasion. Joshua Jewell of Troy entered the plea in Madison County court before going on trial this week for the 2013 break-in. He faced six to 30 years in prison before […]
04, Apr 2014 - Madison, IL Wis. man sentenced for drugging, assaulting women - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Brian Stowe sat with his head down as, one by one, three women walked to the front of a Wisconsin courtroom and described their shock at finding out their close friend had drugged them to the point of unconsciousness, then sexually assaulted and photographed them.
03, Apr 2014 - Madison, IL Jury to weigh death penalty in carjack killing - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spo
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A man who could face the death penalty for killing a South Dakota hospice nurse as part of a plan to assassinate President Barack Obama has a history of mental illness and his life should be spared, his attorney argued Wednesday.
01, Apr 2014 - Madison, IL Businessman gets prison in bid-rigging scheme
EAST ST. LOUIS (AP) — A southern Illinois businessman and philanthropist who federal investigators say made $1 million in a bid-rigging scandal orchestrated by a county treasurer has been ordered to more than a year in prison. read more
01, Apr 2014 - Madison, IL Man gets 8 years for deadly DUI wreck that killed Granite City woman
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- A southwestern Illinois man has been sentenced to eight years in prison in a 2012 drunken-driving wreck that killed a passenger in the other vehicle. Twenty-five-year-old Travis King of New Douglas was sentenced Monday in Madison County. King already had pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated drunken driving. Authorities say that on Oct. 20, 2012, King drove into ...
01, Apr 2014 - Madison, IL Businessman gets prison time in bid-rigging scheme
A southern Illinois businessman who federal investigators say made $1 million in a Madison County bid-rigging scandal has been ordered to spend more than a year in prison.