QUINCY — An assistant state’s attorney for Adams County was let go last week after working for just four months, and the verdicts in three parental rights cases he tried in juvenile court this summer were vacated because he was not licensed to practice law in Illinois. Pruitt Holcombe, who came to Quincy in April […]
QUINCY — Adams County State’s Attorney Gary Farha recently hired two assistant state’s attorneys. Pruitt Holcombe from Florence, Ala., and Ryan Parker of Quincy are replacing Anita Rodriguez, who retired in June after a 35-year career, and Jamie Frey, who left in August 2021 to take a position in Springfield with the Administrator’s Office of […]
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A settlement has been reached in the 2017 civil lawsuit filed by Curtis Lovelace and other Lovelace family members against several members of the Quincy Police Department, Adams County State’s Attorney Gary Farha, former Adams County Coroner James Keller, the city of Quincy and Adams County. Details of the settlement or financial […]
QUINCY — A resolution to authorize incentives for new residential constructions west of 12th Street between Harrison and Locust was approved during Monday’s Quincy City Council meeting. However, an amendment to that resolution that would also have offered those incentives to residential constructions east of 12th Street did not. The resolution called for waiving water […]
Mark Lawrence made his first appearance in Adams County Circuit Court on Wednesday morning after he was arrested on two theft charges following an indictment by an Adams County grand jury on May 12.
Illinois Supreme Court has rejected an attempt by Adams County State’s Attorney Gary Farha to have Drew Clinton re-sentenced.
Raoul is going to ask the Illinois Supreme Court to order Adams County Circuit Judge Robert Adrian to impose a new sentence to Drew Clinton.
QUINCY — Adams County State’s Attorney Gary Farha said he will be taking steps to put the Drew Clinton criminal sexual assault case back in front of a judge for sentencing after speaking Wednesday morning with a state official. Farha said he participated in a phone conference with David Robinson, the chief deputy director at […]
Board members and Farha were led to believe that Lawrence had permission to sell the tools as long as the money was used to sustain the charity, but a representative from Milwaukee Tools now says that was not the case.
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