A Missouri man was arrested Friday in Pike County. Ill., on charges of failure to register as a sex offender.
The Adams County Sheriff's Department is warning county residents to warn their children about the dangers of getting into a car with stranger.
A Kahoka motorist was injured in a one-vehicle crash at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday in Scotland County.
A January arraignment has been set in the case a Quincy man charged in the Dec. 4 shooting death of another Quincy man.
QUINCY -- The Quincy man arrested Friday after a short standoff on Quincy's north side and then arrested Sunday in Hannibal, Mo., after escaping the Blessing Adult Psychiatric Unit made his first court appearance Tuesday in Adams County Circuit Court.
Zachary D. Nokes, 46, faces charges of intimidation, a Class 3 felony; and aggravated assault, a Class A misdemeanor, in Friday's standoff at 2043 Maple. He also is charged with residential burglary, a Class 1 felony; and possession of stolen firearm, a Class 2 felony, in a burglary Thursday in rural Camp Point.
Charging documents say that Nokes told a woman that he would kill her if she did not let go of a gun. Documents also state that he burglarized the house in Camp Point and possessed a 20-gauge shotgun.
Nokes was arrested after the standoff with Quincy Police. He was being held in the Blessing Hospital psychiatric unit when he escaped, reportedly because a locked door had malfunctioned. He was later...