04, Dec 2013 - Theater shooting trial postponed over sanity issue - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - James Holmes' trial for the Colorado theater shootings was postponed indefinitely to give both sides time to argue over the prosecution's request that he undergo more psychiatric evaluation.
04, Dec 2013 - Judges in Chicago question Wisconsin abortion law - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
CHICAGO (AP) - An appellate court on Tuesday questioned a lawyer for the state of Wisconsin about why lawmakers singled out abortion clinics in requiring their doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, as judges heard arguments about the hotly debated law.
04, Dec 2013 - Closing arguments begin in rare NM capital case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Prosecutors say John McCluskey is a dangerous, cold-blooded killer who deserves nothing less than the death penalty for kidnapping and murdering a retired Oklahoma couple after breaking out of an Arizona prison.
04, Dec 2013 - Andrew, MO Consultants: Cleveland kidnapper's death a suicide - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Two corrections consultants have concluded that Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro committed suicide in his prison cell and didn't die by accidentally killing himself while attempting to achieve a sexual thrill.
04, Dec 2013 - Andrew, MO Convicted California serial killer gets death - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spor
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - A judge sentenced a man to death Friday in the decades-old killings of four women with matching initials, saying the serial killer has "made this world a worse place."
04, Dec 2013 - Ohio judge's wife charged with poisoning him - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio county judge's wife of 45 years has been charged with poisoning him with antifreeze. Carla Hague is the wife of Ashtabula (ash-tuh-BYOO'-luh) County Common Pleas Juvenile-Probate Judge Charles Hague.
04, Dec 2013 - Christian, MO Detained Idaho pastor granted visit from family - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho pastor who is being detained in a notorious prison in Iran has been allowed to visit members of his family, a development that human rights groups attribute to international pressure calling for his release.
04, Dec 2013 - Warrensburg, MO Genealogy Society and Library Inc. to Meet
The West Central Missouri Genealogy Society and Library Inc., will meet Monday, Nov. 25 at the Church of Christ, 722 S. Maguire St. (lower level), in Warrensburg. Refreshments will be at 7 p.m.; the program begins at 7:30, with a business meeting at 8:30.The program for this month will be members relating personal stories of triumph and trial as they trace their family history and genealogy ...
04, Dec 2013 - NY to free ex-Tyco executive Kozlowski on parole - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A New York state parole board agreed Tuesday to release former Tyco chief executive Dennis Kozlowski on parole after more than eight years in prison for his conviction in a $134 million corporate fraud case.
04, Dec 2013 - St. Louis court gets 2006 World Series ticket case
The Missouri Court of Appeals has returned a dispute over police use of 2006 World Series tickets to a St. Louis court.
04, Dec 2013 - Center, MO Trial opens for officers in death of homeless man - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Two California police officers escalated a routine encounter with a homeless man into a beating that left him lying unconscious in a pool of blood and caused his death days later, a prosecutor said on Monday.
04, Dec 2013 - Mo. Supreme Court denies Franklin's appeal
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court turned away appeals Tuesday on behalf of white supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin just hours before his scheduled execution, leaving few options to spare his life.
04, Dec 2013 - Utah civil rights leader asks Missouri governor to commute death sentence
A Utah civil rights group said Thursday it has asked Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to commute the death sentence of racist slayer Joseph Paul Franklin to life in prison, saying money to pay for the execution would be better spent on crime victims and other social needs. “The cost to execute Joseph Paul Franklin is estimated at $3 million, which is far more than it would cost if he is allowed to serve ...
04, Dec 2013 - 4 released San Antonio women to pursue exoneration - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Four San Antonio women imprisoned for sexually assaulting two girls in 1994 have achieved their first aim: freedom. Their next step is to fight for exoneration, and that is what their attorneys intend to pursue before the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
04, Dec 2013 - Court hears discrimination case over wedding cake - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
DENVER (AP) - A gay couple's attorney says a Colorado baker's religious beliefs do not give him a right to discriminate by refusing to make wedding cakes for same-sex ceremonies.