02, Mar 2015 - Volokh Conspiracy: Lyman Trumbull: The anti-slavery and pro-Second Amendment Senator and lawyer
Illinois Senator Lyman Trumbull was a leading champion of anti-slavery, the Second Amendment, and the rights of working people.
10, Oct 2014 - Election 2014: Callis, Davis face off in 13th Congressional District
The 13th Congressional District race pits a freshman Republican who worked in central Illinois on a congressional staff long before winning election in 2012 against a Democratic former judge from Madison County who says she would like to bring innovation to the district like she did to the court system."I believe that my background before being elected and the knowledge I've gained since ...
09, Oct 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 ...
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 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.
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 ...