09, Mar 2014 - Madison, IL Man gets 90-year sentence in child porn case
A Southern Illinois martial arts instructor has been sentenced to 90 years in federal prison on convictions of six counts of Production of Child Pornography. Christopher M. Horton, 21 of Highland, Ill. had worked as a m
08, Mar 2014 - Stepbrother of starved Wisconsin girl gets 5 years - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A judge sentenced a Madison man Wednesday to three years in prison for sexually assaulting his younger stepsister while she spent years locked in the family's basement being abused and starved, bringing an end to a case that shocked Wisconsin's capital city.
08, Mar 2014 - Mclean, IL 2 in Madison Co. liens scandal ordered imprisoned
Two southwestern Illinois men snared in a price-fixing scheme orchestrated by a county treasurer have been sentenced to prison on federal antitrust convictions.
06, Mar 2014 - Madison, IL Illinois lawmaker wants to reduce prisoner count by lowering drug penalties
(KMOV.com) -- An Illinois lawmaker wants to lower drug penalties for small amounts of marijuana, cocaine and heroin citing the burden it places on the prison system. The Illinois prison system currently holds 49,000 prisoners in a system designed for only 32,000 and Representative Michael Zalewski wants to lessen the strain. “We need to drastically realign our criminal code to make sure that it ...
06, Mar 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 ...
06, Mar 2014 - Madison, IL Ill. man sentenced to 8 years for deadly DUI wreck
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.
06, Mar 2014 - Madison, IL Drunk driving victim's family angered as sentencing was postponed for third time
(KMOV.com) -- A family seeking justice for their mother who was killed by a drunk driver is furious after the sentencing for the drunk driver has been delayed twice and it’s possible the driver could spend only three years in prison. Geraldine Davis, 62, was rear ended by a drunk driver in October of 2012. Then in October of 2013, Travis King, from New Douglas, Illinois, pleaded guilty to ...
05, Mar 2014 - NY Knicks' Raymond Felton arraigned on gun charges - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
NEW YORK (AP) - New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton was arraigned on two felony weapons possession charges in Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday, following his early morning arrest after a lawyer for his wife turned in a loaded semi-automatic handgun allegedly belonging to the basketball star to a police precinct, claiming she no longer wanted it in their home, authorities said.