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    Taylorville CC reaches milestone as inmates build 200th Habitat for Humanity House

    by  • June 28, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The Taylorville Correctional Center will reach a milestone July 3rd when inmates complete building the facility’s 200th house for Habitat for Humanity. The house will become the new home of a family in Sangamon County. The program at Taylorville CC is a partnership between the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC), Lutheran Social Services of...

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    Ill. teen killed day of protection hearing

    by  • June 28, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A teenage girl found dead in her ex-boyfriend’s southwestern Illinois home apparently was killed the same day she was to appear with him for a court hearing on a protection order issued against him on her behalf. Investigators say the body of 17-year-old Erin Schneider was found shortly after noon Thursday in a Columbia...

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