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    Menard receives almost 80 additional inmates

    by  • June 14, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Even as reports are showing the maximum security prison in Chester is overcrowded and understaffed, the facility will be receiving almost 80 additional inmates Friday, this according to the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. AFSCME local president Kevin Hirsch says the facility has not received any new staff since an impact...

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    AG calls for smartphone “kill switch”

    by  • June 14, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan wants smartphone manufacturers to develop a “kill switch” that would render stolen phones inoperable. Madigan says she’s joining other attorneys general and law enforcement officials at a summit with four major smartphone manufacturers. They are Apple, Google/Motorola, Microsoft and Samsung.

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