• AMBER ALERT

    by  • April 13, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An Amber Alert has been issued in Illinois for a 12 year old girl who police say was abducted in Texas. Police are looking for Sommer Brown-Ivory. She’s described as a 12 year old black female, five foot six inches tall weighing about 90 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black tank top...

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    Company expands recall to include other foods

    by  • April 13, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A Louisiana company that initially issued a recall for more than 20,000 pounds of roast beef deli meat has expended its recall to include other  meat, poultry, and deli products due to a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.  The products were distributed to various states, including Missouri and Illinois. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food...

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    Gang expert evaluates IDOC

    by  • April 12, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Former Illinois prison warden and gang expert Andrew Ott will be featured in the upcoming issue of The Gang Specialist, a publication by the National Gang Crime Research Center. In a full-page article, Ott points to issues within the Illinois Department of Corrections that are not only cause for concern, but likely the cause...

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    July bench trial on sanity of accused killer

    by  • April 12, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Attorneys in the Christopher Newcomb murder case held a status hearing today regarding the status of Newcomb’s psychological report. Newcomb is accused of attempted murder for the alleged June 2011 stabbing of his elderly landlady, as well as murder for the brutal stabbing death of Centralia businessman Frank Augustine, later that same day. From...

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