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UJacks1 - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
ParentS or parent?
WarCry - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What I've heard from family friends (via Facebook comments) is that his mom was at work, so he was at a friends/babysitters. She was coming to pick him up when she got off work. Reportedly, he was coming out of the house and she was sitting in the car waiting for him when he was shot. Presuming this is all true, then 1) it should dispel any of this "Why was he out??" crap that doesn't matter,…
jnalse87 - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
This is so so sad... breaks my heart.
Bob6140 - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
He was sitting right outside the front door waiting for his mother to pick him up. He was not unsupervised. This is what his family says. Please do not be too quick to blame parents. They have enough to deal with.
OneMansPoison - Parents want ability to opt kids out of state tests - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I would hazard that the teachers and unions have a different reason than the parents.

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Pike County, Illinois State's Attorney resigns

9 months, 3 weeks ago by Bob Gough

Pike County State’s Attorney Carrie Boyd has resigned, according to Pike County Board Chairman Andy Borrowman.
 
Just last month, Boyd charged the Pike County Sheriff Paul Petty with official misconduct. Petty is accused of not getting evidence through blood samples before embalming the body of Shanda M. Lopez of Milton following her death.
 
Petty is the county's coroner as well as sheriff. He is scheduled to be in court today to face the charges.
 
Borrowman told KHQA News that that Boyd resigned via voice mail and cited personal reasons. He will meet with Chief Judge Diane Lagoski to decide how to proceed with the case. 

The County Board will now have to meet to appoint a replacement from the Democratic party and a special primary will need to be held before the November general election. 


 

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