QUINCY — Jason Priest appeared in Adams County Circuit Court on Friday morning after the Adams County State’s Attorney’s office filed a motion this week for bond to be modified or increased in cases against him. Priest also was making a first appearance on two other court cases. However, the hearing was continued to Monday […]
QUINCY — The Illinois Supreme Court’s recent decision to reject the re-sentencing of a local criminal sexual assault case hasn’t deterred a local grassroots organization. “Stand With Cammy” held a peaceful protest during the noon hour Thursday in downtown Quincy in support of Cameron Vaughan. The Quincy teenager spoke out against Drew Clinton, who was […]
QUINCY — A protest of Judge Robert Adrian’s ruling in January in the criminal sexual assault case against Drew Clinton has been scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Washington Park. Scheduled to attend are Carrie Ward, chief executive officer of the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault; Megan Duesterhaus-AuBuchon, executive director of the Quincy Area Network […]
Travis Wiley, 34, faces three counts of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated battery in the Jan. 22, 2018, death of an infant girl. He is accused of shaking the infant on Jan. 20, 2018, and she died two days later at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis. Wiley was arrested June 20, 2018 and continues to be held in the Adams County Jail on $5 million bond.
QUINCY — Judge Bob Adrian did not complete the remainder of his court docket Wednesday after throwing Josh Jones, lead trial attorney for the Adams County State’s Attorney’s office, out of his courtroom for a “comment” Jones recently made on social media. Frank McCartney of Pittsfield, chief judge of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court, said […]
QUINCY — A trial for a Quincy woman charged in an August 2020 crash that killed four people remains on track to be heard in February. However, a hearing on Friday could change that. A motion was filed by the state’s attorney’s office on Dec. 29 to extend the deadline for discovery in the case […]
QUINCY — A former Quincy University and John Wood Community College basketball star received probation and jail time Monday during a sentencing hearing in Adams County Circuit Court. Joel A. Box, 37, previously had pleaded guilty to a felony theft charge. Judge Robert Adrian sentenced Box to 270 days in jail and 36 months probation. […]