• 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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    Lane closure set for U.S. 50 in Clinton County

    by  • June 6, 2014

    The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced daytime lane closures that will reduce traffic to one lane on U.S. Highway 50 from Huey Road to Shattuc Road in Clinton County. Weather permitting, the lane closure will start Monday. June 9. The lane closure is necessary to patch and seal coat the pavement. It is...

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