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'Brought the judicial office into disrepute': 'Family Feud' murder trial judge booted from bench for 'utter disregard for the truth' about 'bad faith' reversal in grad party rape case
A judge who recently presided over the "Family Feud" murder trial has been removed from office for his "flagrant pattern of misconduct" in a graduation party rape case. The post ‘Brought the judicial office into disrepute’: ‘Family Feud’ murder trial judge booted from bench for ‘utter disregard for the truth’ about ‘bad faith’ reversal in grad party rape case first appeared on Law & Crime.
Illinois Judge Removed After Dodging Mandatory Sentence in Assault Case
In a decisive action, Adams County Judge Robert Adrian has been stripped of his judicial robes following a verdict from the Illinois Courts Commission. The judge faced severe backlash after reversing a sexual assault conviction against Drew Clinton, an 18-year-old from Taylor, Michigan. Clinton, who had been found guilty of assaulting a 16-year-old girl at a graduation party in May 2021, seemed to have been granted leniency by the judge who later decided that the 148 days spent in jail by Clinton sufficed for punishment.
Fast-Moving Storm to Drop Illinois Temps 50 Degrees in Only Hours
You can expect a radical change in the weather in Illinois near the start of the week as a fast-moving storm system will cause temperatures in the state to plummet 50 degrees (or more) in only hours. The National Weather Service warned that a storm front moving through Missouri would...
Adams County, IL: Multiple Arrests Following Crossbow Incident, Stolen Vehicle Recovery
Adams County, IL – Deputies in Lind, Adams County, had a busy day on Thursday, starting with a stolen vehicle investigation and ending in multiple arrests. According to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, the incident escalated in the evening when David Scott Douglas, 54, allegedly shot a crossbow at an individual on W 2nd Street.
Highschool Basketball | 26 February Camp Point Central Girls Game Notice
The Camp Point Central Girls Basketball team will have a Playoff game with Nashville(Nashville, IL) on 26 February, 2024, 7 PM. As of now, Panthers has won 18 games and lost 10 games, and the winning rate is 0.633.
QPD Blotter for February 25, 2024
Cory L Graham, 41, Quincy for Forgery at 310 N 36th St and Theft Under at 1203 Harrison. Anthony B Tallman, 44, Quincy, South Side Laundromat, reports on 02/18/24 an unknown male entered the business and damaged the vending machine. Brian J Cook, 52, Quincy reports on 02/19/24 a package...
Jensen Woods Camp ‘Spring Fling’ to offer breakfast and egg hunt on March 23
TIMEWELL, Ill. — Spring Fling, sponsored by Jensen Woods Camp, will be held Saturday, March 23, at Dixon Lodge. A breakfast of pancakes, sausage, cinnamon rolls, biscuits and gravy, coffee, milk and orange juice will be served from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., or while supplies last. An Easter egg hunt for three different age groups will be held beginning at 11 a.m. Participants in the egg hunt should meet in front of Dixon Lodge for instructions.
Epicurean Adventure: Quincy's Trio of Must-Try Pizzas
In this article, we explore three exceptional pizzerias in Quincy. Have you had the chance to taste their delicious offerings? If so, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Quincy woman manipulates metal into outfit for Barbie, takes first place in international contest
QUINCY — Waiting until the last second turned out to be a good decision for Kharisma Sommers. The Quincy woman had taken second place and earned the jurors’ choice award during the Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition in 2014, and she earned the jurors’ choice award during the 2021 competition. When the deadline approached for the 2023 competition, Kharisma was too busy and figured she would sit it out.
Real estate transfers in Adams County from Feb. 12-16, 2024
Muddy River News transaction information is obtained from Illinois Real Estate Transfer Declaration forms accompanying recorded documents. Dates provided may differ from actual transaction or recording dates. Further details may be obtained from the PTAX form or recorded documents. Douglas C. Weese of Camp Point sold a residence at 101...
Adams County Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 21 Incidents and 9 Crime Stories
Adams County Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 21 Incidents and 9 Crime Stories. During the last week, Adams County reported a total of 21 crime cases. The data shows a prominent skewness towards arrests, constituting 19 out of the 21 reported incidents. This indicates a high rate of law enforcement activity in the place. In contrast, other types of crimes such as theft and assault were significantly less prevalent, each with only 1 case reported. The reported theft and assault took place on February 19, 2024, while the arrests were more spread out, occurring from February 16 to February 20, 2024. This data suggests that while arrests are frequent in Adams County, serious crimes like theft and assault are relatively rare.
QPD Blotter for Feb. 22, 2024
Shaquila A. Washington, 30, 811 N. 9th for FTA Retail Theft. Lodged 112. Donald W. Miller Jr., 30, 627 Oak for FTA Possession of Meth at 6th & Walnut Alley. Lodged 112. Carl K. Johns, 59, 2509 Lexi for Domestic Battery at 2509 Lexi. Lodged 173. Jonathan M. Sultzman, 38,...
Today the gas price is close to $3.49 in Camp Point as of 2024-02-25. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
City Hall to be location for Illinois Secretary of State mobile DMV on Friday
QUINCY — City Hall Council Chambers, 730 Maine, will be the site of the Secretary of State mobile DMV from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, March 1. There are no appointments for this event. The following services will be available:. New and renewal of identification cards. Renewal...
One Class at a Time grant to provide modern technology to a classroom
QUINCY, Ill. (KHQA) — On behalf of our sponsor Hollister-Whitney, here is our latest "One Class at a Time" recipient. Mike McKinley is a Spanish teacher for Quincy Public Schools. He has been a teacher in Quincy for 42 years and works with English-learning families. A student named Xavier...
Local nursing honor society chapter earns recognition at international convention
QUINCY — The local chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Pi Pi Chapter based at Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences, received a Chapter Key Award at the international honor society’s recent biennial convention in San Antonio, Texas. Chapters receiving the Key...
Miller Leads Camp Point to Sectional Title Victory Over Pleasant Plains
The Camp Point Southeastern Panthers picked up a sectional title on Thursday night in Beardstown with a 43-37 win over Pleasant Plains. Lauren Miller led the way with 21 points including the go ahead three with two to play in the fourth. Pleasant Plains was led by Anna Weber with 18 points as the Cardinals end their season with a record of 25-8.
Clayton man accused of murder to undergo mental fitness exam
A Clayton man, accused of fatally shooting a Camp Point man in August, will be examined to see if he's mentally fit to go on trial. Wyond Bynum was in Adams County Circuit Court Wednesday, where a mental fitness exam was ordered. He'll be back in court April 24th. Bynum was indicted in early September by an Adams County Grand Jury. He faces three counts of 1st Degree Murder in the August 14th shooting death of Jaycob Rowland. The Adams County Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened just after Midnight August 14th at a home in the 500 block of Jefferson Street in Camp Point. Rowland was first taken to the Adams County EMS station in Camp Point. He was then rushed to Blessing Hospital, where he were pronounced dead. Rowland was shot several times during the incident.
Quincy man charged with trafficking, possession with intent to deliver after arrest with more than one pound of meth
QUINCY — A Quincy man is in the Adams County Jail after being arrested last week in possession of at least one pound of methamphetamine. The Illinois State Police conducted a traffic stop in Quincy on Feb. 12. A canine assisted during the stop and found a large amount of methamphetamine, leading to the arrest of Matthew J. Steinkamp, 40. The West Central Illinois Task Force provided assistance during the arrest.
Bingo night at Machinists Lodge on March 15 to benefit Josie Basket Project
QUINCY — A bingo night on Friday, March 15, at the Machinists Lodge, 2929 N. Fifth, will benefit the Josie Basket Project. A basket auction also will be held during the evening. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with bingo beginning at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 for 10 games. Daubers will be sold for $3 each. Snacks and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Participants can bring alcoholic beverages.