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2015/01/30 12:08
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MURPHYSBORO -- A Murhysboro man is back in prison, after a domestic dispute. Murphysboro Police officers were called to an apartment complex on 6th Street just after 9:00 Thursday evening. They say...
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2015/01/29 14:04
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BELVIDERE, Ill. (AP) - A 23-year-old Rockford man accused of providing a gun used in the fatal shooting of a rival gang member has been found guilty of first-degree murder. Deontae Murray also was...
2015/01/28 00:47
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Lawyer: Money an obstacle in Lovelace's defenseLawyer: Money an obstacle in Lovelace's defense The start of Curtis Lovelace's first-degree murder trial has been pushed back for a second time. The...
2015/01/27 23:51
2015/01/27 23:51
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JERSEYVILLE — A former Southwestern School District board president, Southwestern High School basketball coach and local dentist pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated sexual abuse of a minor. Rodney L....
2015/01/27 03:47
2015/01/27 03:47
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Lovelace murder trial pushed back to June 29Lovelace murder trial pushed back to June 29 QUINCY, Ill. — The first-degree murder trial of Curtis T. Lovelace has been pushed back to June 29. Lovelace's...
2015/01/26 23:47
2015/01/26 23:47
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QUINCY -- A second person involved in a July home invasion that led to a lockdown of the nearby Illinois Veterans Home has been sent to prison. James D. Phillips, 18, of Quincy, was sentenced Monday...
2015/01/26 23:40
2015/01/26 23:40
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A Streamwood man with a lengthy criminal record was ordered held on $1 million bail Monday on charges that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl. Juan Torres, 44, a convicted sex offender from the 700...
2015/01/26 21:43
2015/01/26 21:43
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CHICAGO (AP) - It's costing Illinois as much as $25 million a year to keep inmates in prison because they can't find a suitable place to live according to the terms of their parole. The Chicago...
2015/01/26 02:13
2015/01/26 02:13
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State prison officials hold close to 1,250 inmates beyond their release dates every year — not because they pose a threat to the public but because they cannot find a place to live that parole...
2015/01/22 00:51
2015/01/22 00:51
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ROYAL LAKES — A Royal Lakes village trustee has been ousted after the Illinois Attorney General’s office determined he has a felony record. According to a judgment order filed last week, Rudolph H....
2015/01/21 23:08
2015/01/21 23:08
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HARRISBURG -- A Harrisburg teen wanted in connection with a shooting has been taken into custody. Harrisburg Police Chief Bob Smith says Xavier Gibbs, 17, was arrested Tuesday on an Illinois...
2015/01/21 19:22
2015/01/21 19:22
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Wife killer Drew Peterson's latest mugshot reveals how prison has aged him as he fights for appeal on 38-year sentence The 60-year-old convict looked fatter, with deep under-eye bags and his...
2015/01/20 14:04
2015/01/20 14:04
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Police say a 25-year-old Springfield man who was on parole for a 2008 fatal shooting has been shot dead. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports...
2015/01/16 22:43
2015/01/16 22:43
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A Carbondale, Illinois man was found guilty on Wednesday, January 14 after a jury trial. Tony A. Johnson was found guilty of aggravated battery to a Carbondale police officer and disorderly conduct...
2015/01/16 04:14
2015/01/16 04:14
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Village President fires Police Chief after 'long consideration'Village President fires Police Chief after 'long consideration' The Village of Shannon has fired its police chief. Village President...
2015/01/16 03:31
2015/01/16 03:31
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Updated: Thursday, January 15 2015, 08:14 PM CST Spitting, fighting, kicking and punching happens weekly, sometimes daily by inmates at Logan correctional center against prison guards and other...
2015/01/15 23:14
2015/01/15 23:14
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A Galesburg man will spend 32 years in prison after being convicted of sexual assault charges. Dewayne Jackson, 42 of Galesburg, is sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections for four counts...
2015/01/15 22:15
2015/01/15 22:15
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A local man is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse after an investigation into inappropriate contact he had with a child at an at-home run by his wife, according to Winnebago County State's...
2015/01/15 18:28
2015/01/15 18:28
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Illinois officials still want to fire a man with a troubled work history, criminal convictions and a history of street gang affiliations from his $111,432-a-year job in the Illinois system. Tom...
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2015/01/15 04:13
2015/01/15 04:13
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Tyrone Hood paused just outside the prison entrance to look at the horizon, the treetops and the bridge spanning the nearby Mississippi River. He marveled at the technicolor world around him, a...
2015/01/30 12:08
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