• Emails show push for money in Quinn program before election

    by  • June 9, 2014

    The Quinn administration has repeatedly said that “not one penny” was spent before the election on the governor’s anti-violence initiative. True. But only because they essentially bounced a check. Quinn’s administration has long said its troubled, $54 million anti-violence program didn’t spend a dime before the Governor’s 2010 General Election, despite opponents contending it...

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    Report shows Illinois prison escapees never caught

    by  • June 9, 2014

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — An analysis shows there are nearly two dozen inmates who escaped from Illinois prisons or halfway houses over the years and haven’t been caught. The Associated Press collected and analyzed prison data for the number of escaped inmates. It also found 11 who were on the lam have been snared in...

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    Breese police seek info on fatal hit and run

    by  • June 8, 2014

    Police are looking for the public’s help in solving an early morning hit and run that left a 23-year-old woman with ties to Centralia and Odin dead. According to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, police were notified around 2:13 a.m. Sunday, of a woman walking in an out of traffic on Old U.S. 50...

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