Posts Tagged ‘prison’
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for causing a 2012 wreck that killed a highway construction worker and injured three others.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A 60-year prison sentence has been handed a central Illinois man found guilty of first-degree murder charge for a 2013 shooting that killed a Peoria man.
FULTON, Ill. (AP) — The federal Bureau of Prisons has yet to begin large-scale hiring for jobs at the Thomson Correctional Center in northwestern Illinois, but when it does, applicants will face an intensive hiring process.
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A spokesman for the Illinois Department of Corrections says a lockdown at the state’s largest maximum security prison is largely over.
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A new warden is in charge of the maximum-security Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A disgraced southwestern Illinois judge has agreed to be disbarred after he was sentenced to federal prison on heroin and gun convictions.
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A spokesman for the Illinois Department of Corrections says the lockdown at Illinois’ largest maximum security prison remains in effect following the discovery of a cache of crude weapons and homemade alcohol.
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ biggest maximum-security prison is on lockdown after corrections officers uncovered more than a dozen crude weapons, gallons of homemade alcohol and a hoard of juice used to make the intoxicants.
A Saint Augustine man will spend well over a decade in prison after pleading guilty to a felony drug charge earlier this week.