• Report: Illinois parolee’s case raises questions

    by  • September 23, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A published report says an inmate who violated his 2012 parole and was charged with attempted murder raises questions about Illinois’ corrections system. The Rockford Register Star published a Sunday story highlighting issues with Jerome Pruitt’s case. That included misspelled names on records, conflicting records of his address and confusion about his release. Officials...

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    Madigan waiting on pension vote to be scheduled

    by  • September 23, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says he’s waiting for a vote to be scheduled on a pension overhaul. But the Chicago democrat says any pension plan must be “meaningful” in order for him to call it for a vote. He didn’t elaborate. Madigan spoke to reporters Sunday following a slating of democratic candidates. He...

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    Reading Link seeking volunteer tutors

    by  • September 23, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Kaskaskia College’s “The Reading Link” is in need of volunteer tutors. “The Reading Link” is holding formal training free of charge for volunteers who are interested in sharing their abilities to assist others in improving their skills. Volunteers assist adult learners who are 17 years of age or older, in reading, writing, basic math,...

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