24, Apr 2014 - Former Fortune 500 exec indicted in fatal NH crash - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A former Fortune 500 executive has been indicted on second-degree murder charges in a December crash in New Hampshire that killed a Vermont couple, including a woman who was eight months pregnant.
24, Apr 2014 - Jackie Stiles Passing Her Legacy onto Future Lady Bears
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Jackie Stiles spent four years making memories at Missouri State University. Now, she's helping Bears' athletes do the same. However, instead of running up and down the court, she's running up and down the sideline. 3,393 points is the total number that shot Jackie Stiles into the record books. Before that, Stiles was a highly recruited star at Claflin High School in a small ...
24, Apr 2014 - James Holmes' attorneys appeal sanity exam order - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri New
DENVER (AP) - Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes are appealing a judge's order requiring a second sanity evaluation to the state's Supreme Court.
24, Apr 2014 - A look at Oklahoma's execution drug secrecy case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri New
The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled late Wednesday that death row inmates Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them.
24, Apr 2014 - Court tosses ex-Oklahoma State player's conviction - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma court has overturned the conviction of former Oklahoma State basketball player Darrell Williams, who was accused of sexually assaulting two women at an off-campus party in 2010.
24, Apr 2014 - Missouri sets execution date for Russell Bucklew
The Missouri Supreme Court on Wednesday set a May execution date for convicted killer Russell Bucklew, continuing a trend of scheduling one execution per month.
23, Apr 2014 - Missouri Executes William Rousan Despite Petition Against 'Unknown Lethal Injection Drug'
The Supreme Court has refused to suspend the execution of a death row inmate in Missouri, despite the convict's lawyers arguing that a compound of lethal injection drugs used would be unregulated and could result in undue suffering. William Rousan, 57, was executed on Wednesday after being convicted for the 1993 murders of Grace Lewis, 62, and her husband Charles, 67, in a plot to steal cattle ...
22, Apr 2014 - Stay cancels Oklahoma death row inmate's execution - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.
22, Apr 2014 - Prosecutors win appeal in 1989 son killing case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
PHOENIX (AP) - A retired detective will be forced to testify at the retrial of an Arizona mother charged with having her son killed in 1989 after he asserted his right against self-incrimination and refused take the stand again, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
21, Apr 2014 - Court won't hear Fla. employee drug testing rule - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri New
MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal by Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his 2011 executive order that would have required random drug tests for as many as 85,000 state workers.
21, Apr 2014 - Court seeks to examine Penn St.-NCAA agreement - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spo
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A state court on Wednesday said it needed more information to examine whether Penn State and the NCAA acted legally when they entered into an agreement that imposed a $60 million fine and other penalties over the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal.
20, Apr 2014 - Jefferson City, MO Green orders new trial in arson case
Kurt Steidley will get a second trial on the state’s charge that he set a fire that caused heavy damage to his business, Everhart’s Sporting Goods, 2436 Missouri Blvd., on Jan. 1, 2011.
05, Apr 2014 - Appeal on gay marriage ruling dampens celebrations - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
DETROIT (AP) - Bethany Joy Rozeboom and Mary Winn couldn't have been much happier after receiving their long-awaited marriage license this weekend after a judge's ruling that Michigan's ban on such same-sex unions was illegal.
04, Apr 2014 - Judge ponders tax restraining order
Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem is deciding whether to issue a restraining order that would prevent Missouri’s Revenue department from accepting or processing income tax returns from same-sex couples living in Missouri, who were married in other states that allow such marriages.
04, Apr 2014 - Judge to strike down part of Ohio gay marriage law - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
CINCINNATI (AP) - A federal judge said Friday that he will order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages, a move that would strike down part of the state's ban on gay marriages but stop short of forcing it to perform same-sex weddings.
04, Apr 2014 - Wyoming high court sides with state on lodging tax - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court has ruled the state can collect the full tax amount on retail lodging sales made by online travel companies, even if they have no physical presence in the state.
03, Apr 2014 - Jefferson City, MO Missouri court upholds summary for campaign initiative
A Missouri appeals court panel has upheld the financial estimate for a potential ballot initiative seeking to reinstate campaign contribution limits.
03, Apr 2014 - Jefferson City, MO Missouri governor signs cellphone tower measures
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation Thursday reinstating some limits on the authority of Missouri cities and counties to restrict cellphone towers. Nixon signed four bills into law that partially re-enact a 2013 state law, which was struck down by a Cole County judge ...
03, Apr 2014 - Lawyers: The purpose of marriage is procreation - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Marriage exists for its procreative potential, not just as recognition of a loving relationship between two people, and the U.S. Supreme Court agrees, lawyers for an Oklahoma clerk said in a new court filing.
03, Apr 2014 - Gators get berth in Tournament
Cassie Peoples drives down the court during Florida’s 81-76 loss to Missouri on Feb. 20 in the O’Connell Center. Florida will play sixth-seeded Dayton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.
03, Apr 2014 - Supreme Court won't stop Texas execution over drug - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court said Thursday that it won't stop the execution of a Texas serial killer whose attorneys want the state to release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug.
02, Apr 2014 - Joplin guard Brown says he'll play at Southern
Charlie Brown’s calendar awareness matches his basketball court awareness. “My next tweet will not be April fools,” he wrote on Twitter on Tuesday morning, April 1. Then came the next tweet: “Verbally committed to Missouri Southern State University.”
01, Apr 2014 - Supreme Court may take up Va. sex registry case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
WASHINGTON (AP) - She was a 24-year-old swimming instructor who had a sexual affair with a male student under 16. The woman was convicted in Virginia in 1993 of unlawful sex with a teenager and served 30 days in jail.