The name of a 20-year-old man who drowned Thursday evening in a small pond northwest of Griggsville has been released.
A Quincy man was sentenced to 11 years in the Department of Corrections Thursday in Adams County Circuit Court for one count of criminal sexual assault.
Steven E. Gavin was trying to sell $100 of crack cocaine to Carlous Wires, when Wires told him he wouldn't pay more than $80. After the crack cocaine sale didn't go through, Gavin allegedly left and returned with a gun and shot Wires, 48, twice in the head, the witness said.
The Pike County Sheriff's Department is crediting community involvement and social media for help in arresting a Brookfield man on a charge of failing to register as a child sex offender.
Two Quincy residents have each pleaded guilty to one count of calculated criminal cannabis conspiracy in connection in connection with a large-scale drug-trafficking operation.
The case of a Quincy man charged in connection with the April attack of a friar at Quincy University is being continued for one month.