• Centralia man arrested for burglary

    by  • October 7, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Centralia police have arrested a 36-year-old Centralia man for alleged burglary to his ex-girlfriend’s home. Zachary Hiltibidal is accused of taking a phone after entering a on south Marion Street on Saturday. The ex-girlfriend reportedly told police this is the second time that Hiltibidal had broken into her home. She was reportedly showing a...

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    Inmate released in error, back in IDOC custody

    by  • October 7, 2013 • 0 Comments

    As first reported by Withers Broadcasting, a Vienna Correctional Center inmate was accidentally released by the Illinois Department of Corrections Friday and placed on a passenger bus bound for Chicago. According to a corrections spokesman, 38-year-old Michael Sanders is back in custody. Corrections department spokesman tom Shaer says Sanders was apprehended without incident in...

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    Ill. eyes Joliet youth center for inmates

    by  • October 7, 2013 • 0 Comments

    One step forward, two steps back. State officials are considering whether to use the now-closed Illinois Youth Center-Joliet as a facility to house mentally ill prisoners. The youth center was one of several state facilities that were shut this year as part of budget cuts. Tom Shaer is a spokesman for the Illinois Department...

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