A Quincy man has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in connection with a shooting this summer. Jamie W.A. Farthing, 45, pleaded guilty Monday to reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony, in Adams County Circuit Court.
Families had the opportunity to make ornaments and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus during the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County's Family Christmas at the Mansion event Sunday.
Pike County is attracting interest from solar farm companies looking to set up shop. Blake Roderick, Pike and Scott Counties Farm Bureaus executive director, said at least half a dozen companies have put out requests to land owners in the two counties.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner continued his relentless attack against House Speaker Michael Madigan during a Friday visit to Quincy, never mentioning his Republican primary opponent nor any other Democratic candidates.
Curiosity drew dozens of Pike County and Scott County residents out for an informational open house Thursday night on the Illinois Department of Transportation's plans for the future of the Florence Bridge spanning the Illinois River.
A federal judge has denied a motion from the special prosecutors in the Curtis Lovelace murder trial to quash their subpoenas in Lovelace's civil rights lawsuit.