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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Initiative banning Drones near Prisons introduced in Illinois SenateSPRINGFIELD – Our news partners at WTAX News Radio report Illinois Senator Tim
Initiative banning Drones near Prisons introduced in Illinois Senate
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 4 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD – Our news partners at WTAX News Radio report Illinois Senator Tim Bivins has introduced a new initiative to ban drones flying near prisons. According to WTAX, Senator Bivins introduced Senate Bill 2344, which seeks to prevent drones... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
A writer’s lifeSuza Lambert Bowser is pictured as a child, with writing materials and books in
A writer’s life
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 16 hours ago
Suza Lambert Bowser is pictured as a child, with writing materials and books in her arms. The other people in the photo are her grandfather, her mother and her sisters. Images courtesy of Suza Lambert Bowser Suza Lambert Bowser’s creative life began... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Domestic battery convict granted early parole arrested again for repeat charge Posted Feb. 12, 2016 at 9:42 PM COLCHESTER — A Colchester man who was sent t
Domestic battery convict granted early parole arrested again for repeat charge
McDonough County Voice / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 12, 2016 at 9:42 PM COLCHESTER — A Colchester man who was sent to prison for aggravated domestic battery in 2012 was again arrested for the offense on... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner to close troubled downstate youth detention centerRepublican Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Friday that he'll close a troubled downs
Rauner to close troubled downstate youth detention center
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Friday that he'll close a troubled downstate youth detention center, citing a drop in juvenile offenders in state custody after a series of new laws aimed at keeping young offenders out of the corrections... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Rockford man released from prison arrested for armed robberyRockford Police say a Rockford man who was recently released from prison was ar
Rockford man released from prison arrested for armed robbery
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 2 days ago
Rockford Police say a Rockford man who was recently released from prison was arrested for armed robbery Thursday. Officials say a Rockford officer observed a man running along 15th Avenue with what looked to be a purse. The officer was then notified... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Illinois looks at banning drones near prisonsFeb. 12--The growing number of restrictions on where drones can fly could exten
Illinois looks at banning drones near prisons
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 2 days ago
Feb. 12--The growing number of restrictions on where drones can fly could extend to prison yards under a new measure introduced in the Illinois Senate. The idea is to try to prevent cases such as in other states where drones have flown drugs,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois looks at banning drones near prisonsThe growing number of restrictions on where drones can fly could extend to pris
Illinois looks at banning drones near prisons
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The growing number of restrictions on where drones can fly could extend to prison yards under a new measure introduced in the Illinois Senate. The idea is to try to prevent cases such as in other states where drones have flown drugs, pornography and... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Election 2016: Republican challenger questions Bill Hadley's leadership on Stephenson County Board Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 1:00 PM Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 1:00 PM FREEPORT –
Election 2016: Republican challenger questions Bill Hadley's leadership on Stephenson County Board
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 1:00 PM Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 1:00 PM FREEPORT – As William "Bill" Hadley’s second term as Stephenson County Board... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Ohio woman charged with sex crimeMelinda Ringenberg, 39, of Ohio, Ill., turned herself in to authorities on Wedn
Ohio woman charged with sex crime
Bureau County Republican / Posted 3 days ago
Melinda Ringenberg, 39, of Ohio, Ill., turned herself in to authorities on Wednesday, Feb. 10, and was indicted by a Bureau County Grand Jury for criminal sexual abuse on the same day. The charge is a Class 2 felony, and if convicted, punishable by... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Inmate dies after drinking 'hooch' at DeKalb County jailIn a news release, DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott said that Brandon A. Washi
Inmate dies after drinking 'hooch' at DeKalb County jail
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
In a news release, DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott said that Brandon A. Washington, 28, of Rochelle, became sick in his cell shortly before 2 a.m. Deputies were alerted after hearing banging on cell bars by other inmates. Police said Washington... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Jury convicts St. Charles Township man of weapons charges, aggravated assaultErik J. Esparza, 20, was convicted of felony possession of a firearm by a stree
Jury convicts St. Charles Township man of weapons charges, aggravated assault
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Erik J. Esparza, 20, was convicted of felony possession of a firearm by a street gang member, felony aggravated use of a weapon and misdemeanor aggravated assault. According to the release, two Aurora police officers were inside an unmarked police... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Face Time with Ruthia MassieWhere did you grow up? Batavia. I went to school with Mayor Jeff Schielke, kind
Face Time with Ruthia Massie
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Where did you grow up? Batavia. I went to school with Mayor Jeff Schielke, kindergarten through 12th grade, and we graduated from Batavia High School with the class of 1967. First job? Working for the Batavia Park District in the summer, teaching... Read more
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Lake County Journal
Island Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in Mundelein man's deathJoseph W. Crisara III, of the 300 block of Tulip Circle is charged in connectio
Island Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in Mundelein man's death
Lake County Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Joseph W. Crisara III, of the 300 block of Tulip Circle is charged in connection with the Dec. 26, 2015, death of Jason Erickson, 27, of Mundelein, according to a news release from the Mundelein Police Department. Erickson's family found him... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Island Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in Mundelein man's deathJoseph W. Crisara III, of the 300 block of Tulip Circle, is charged in connecti
Island Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in Mundelein man's death
Northwest Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Joseph W. Crisara III, of the 300 block of Tulip Circle, is charged in connection with the Dec. 26 death of Jason Erickson, 27, of Mundelein, according to a news release from the Mundelein Police Department. Erickson's family found him unresponsive... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Man Sentenced for Suburban Heroin TraffickingThe last of four men charged with trafficking heroin after police found $1.4 mi
Man Sentenced for Suburban Heroin Trafficking
NBC Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
The last of four men charged with trafficking heroin after police found $1.4 million worth of narcotics in 2014 has been sentenced to prison. Orlando Pacheco-Ramos, 30, of the 400 block of West Stevens Drive in Addison, was sentenced to 12 years in... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Ninth Judicial District Jan. 1-15 Dispositions(All fines include court costs)CRIMINALStanley Paul Richardson, 37, Peoria, ord
Ninth Judicial District Jan. 1-15 Dispositions
McDonough County Voice / Posted 16 days ago
(All fines include court costs)CRIMINALStanley Paul Richardson, 37, Peoria, ordered to pay $10,514, including $8,267 for benefit of Hancock County; sentenced to 120 days in the Hancock County Jail and placed on two years conditional discharge for... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Witness: 'Glocc' fired the shotURBANA — The only eyewitness willing to testify to the fatal shooting of a Cham
Witness: 'Glocc' fired the shot
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
URBANA — The only eyewitness willing to testify to the fatal shooting of a Champaign man last April identified David Beverly as the gunman. However, Dreshana Caston, 23, said she knew Beverly then by his street name of “Glocc.” And on Tuesday, she... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Witness: 'Glock' fired the shotURBANA — The only eyewitness willing to testify to the fatal shooting of a Cham
Witness: 'Glock' fired the shot
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
URBANA — The only eyewitness willing to testify to the fatal shooting of a Champaign man last April identified David Beverly as the gunman. However, Dreshana Caston, 23, said she knew Beverly then by his street name of “Glock.” And on Tuesday, she... Read more
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NBC Chicago
U.S. High Court Ruling Could Affect 100 Illinois InmatesAbout 100 convicted Illinois murderers sentenced as teenagers to life without p
U.S. High Court Ruling Could Affect 100 Illinois Inmates
NBC Chicago / Posted 19 days ago
About 100 convicted Illinois murderers sentenced as teenagers to life without parole are assured of a review after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday. The high court found its 2012 decree barring automatic life terms for young offenders also applies... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Gov. Rauner consolidates state's information technology services into one agency Posted Jan. 25, 2016 at 12:30 PM Posted Jan. 25, 2016 at 12:30 PM Gov. Bruc
Gov. Rauner consolidates state's information technology services into one agency
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 20 days ago
Posted Jan. 25, 2016 at 12:30 PM Posted Jan. 25, 2016 at 12:30 PM Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday issued an executive order creating a new cabinet agency in the state.The... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Gov. Rauner consolidates state's information technology services into one agency Posted Jan. 25, 2016 at 12:30 PM Posted Jan. 25, 2016 at 12:30 PM Gov. Bruc
Gov. Rauner consolidates state's information technology services into one agency
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 20 days ago
Posted Jan. 25, 2016 at 12:30 PM Posted Jan. 25, 2016 at 12:30 PM Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday issued an executive order creating a new cabinet agency in the state.The... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Michigan woman sentenced to prison in IL after sexually assaulting childrenThe Jackson County State’s Attorney announced Friday that a Michigan woman was
Michigan woman sentenced to prison in IL after sexually assaulting children
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 23 days ago
The Jackson County State’s Attorney announced Friday that a Michigan woman was sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting children. On November 18, 2015, Armanda S. Gordon, 35, of Ludington,... Read more
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Duquoin.com
Second chances: Du Quoin Boot CampYou pull away from the newspaper and turn onto East Main Street in downtown Du
Second chances: Du Quoin Boot Camp
Duquoin.com / Posted 23 days ago
You pull away from the newspaper and turn onto East Main Street in downtown Du Quoin to check on the outcome of an early morning apartment fire and by then inmates from the Du Quoin boot camp have already shoveled off half the sidewalks in downtown... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Danville police make arrest in connection with December 2015 armed robberyDANVILLE - The Danville Police Department says one person has been arrested in
Danville police make arrest in connection with December 2015 armed robbery
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 25 days ago
DANVILLE - The Danville Police Department says one person has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that happened in December 2015. Danville Police Criminal Investigations Commander Jane McFadden says Latron Cross, 22, was arrested on... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
6 arrested, 1 wanted in Lincoln meth bustLINCOLN — Six Lincoln residents were arrested early Friday for their participat
6 arrested, 1 wanted in Lincoln meth bust
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 29 days ago
LINCOLN — Six Lincoln residents were arrested early Friday for their participation in allegedly manufacturing more than 900 grams of methamphetamine.Donald Sturgeon, 29; Alexandria Bitner, 20; Rodney Lovelett, 25; Sarah Shelby, 21; Ashley Davis, 24;... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Severe wife beating chargedDuring a break from the beatings he regularly gave his wife, Todd Corder threat
Severe wife beating charged
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 30 days ago
During a break from the beatings he regularly gave his wife, Todd Corder threatened to “put her in a ditch” if he ever went back to prison, charges filed Friday allege.Corder, 49, could return for up to 30 years — the time he recently finished... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Six arrested in connection with manufacturing meth in LincolnLINCOLN - Six people are under arrest in connection manufacturing methamphetami
Six arrested in connection with manufacturing meth in Lincoln
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 30 days ago
LINCOLN - Six people are under arrest in connection manufacturing methamphetamine. Lincoln police arrested Donald Sturgeon, 29, Alexandria Bitner, 20, Rodney Lovelett, 25, Sarah Shelby, 21, Ashley Davis, 24, and Brandon Lovelett, 24, all of Lincoln... Read more

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