Thursday, May 28, 2015
Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

Recent Comments

suryokecu - QPD investigage phone scam - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I always heard some of my friends complaining about this annoying scammer. They sometimes calls my friends 3-4 times a week. I always recommend them to report the number directly to FTC or police department. I also doing some research about this kind of scam and find some similar complain about it at http://www.whycall.me/226-122-1233.html.…
qfingers - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
Given that the record is 126 in May 1956 sounds relatively cool to me.
qfingers - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
I worked with one NASA atmospheric modeling system which one of the guys in our office didn't believe the answers it was giving. The model had been around for many years and used by many. I investigated and found a unit mismatch where one place was expecting watts/steradian and the other watts/degree. Fixed it and the answers were much more reasonable. I worked with another model produced by…
Loverofblues - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
Heat wave in the southern hemi-sphere. 118 in India sounds warm?
CoolEdge - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
In those ICCC conferences, one old retired scientist was saying if you give him a couple variables he can draw an elephant from the data, give him three and he can make its tail wag. Or something like that. The point is models are useless when a "scientist" gets to choose the data points and the preferred subject (tree rings in one area, certain ice cores, etc.). Even more insane when they don't…

Most Popular

Quincy School Board to re-bid QHS construction

Two children safe after Fri abduction QJ Original

Quincy, Adams County want your feedback

Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat

Is It Time For Netflix To Crack Down On Piggyback Subscribers?

Ameren Illinois customers could pay for Exelon's nuclear plants

28 Shootings, 9 Fatal, Over Memorial Day Weekend In Baltimore Video

Illinois Senate passes marijuana decriminalization bill but plans changes

Middleton Runs Out of Appeals

10 months, 1 week ago by Scott Hardy

MO Supreme Court Overrules Stay of Execution

The Missouri Supreme Court has overruled a death row inmate’s motion to continue a stay of execution, clearing the way for John Middleton’s sentence to be carried out.

In its ruling, the Court also denied Middleton’s motion for a writ of habeas corpus, based on the belief that he was incompetent, and his execution would violate the 8th Amendment.  

On Tuesday in St. Louis, U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry delayed the execution two separate times. The second delay came just two hours before Middleton was to be executed at 12:01 Wednesday morning. 

Perry ruled that the court must first decide if the prisoner is competent. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster then appealed to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. They had previously supported the execution.   

Middleton was put on death row in 1995 after being convicted of murdering three people in Northwest Missouri, because he feared they would go to police about his methamphetamine dealing. 

The state is now free to carry out its’ 6th execution of 2014. It’s not immediately known when that will happen.


From the Newsroom

QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 1 hour, 53 minutes ago

QPD Blotter for May 28, 2015 http://t.co/toq7NhiQ4b
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 1 hour, 53 minutes ago

Illinoisans Urged to Take Precautions Against West Nile Virus http://t.co/yoRGEj1wJb
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 15 hours, 53 minutes ago

Cops and Nachos to benefit Special Olympics Illinois http://t.co/qYEzSOHD7r
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 15 hours, 53 minutes ago

QPD investigates phone scam http://t.co/W18flz1HT5