Sunday Mar 9
Illinois inmate who murdered 7 is awarded $451,000 because jail guard punched him in face
A former handyman serving life in prison for the 1993 murder of seven people at a suburban Chicago restaurant has been awarded nearly a half-million dollars in a civil lawsuit in which he alleged a jail guard punched him in the face.
Violent Incidents Decline At Menard Correctional Center
A new report says the number of violent incidents has declined inside Illinois' largest maximum security prison.
Belleville News Democrat
Coleman's brother resigns from prison guard job, loses disability claim
Chris Coleman's mother and brother, Connie Coleman, of Chester, Ill., and Brad Coleman enter the courthouse for the first day of Chris Coleman's trial.
Sheriff's office: Missing woman found dead in crash on Hwy. 3
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said a missing woman was dead in a crash after a search along the route she was believed to have driven.
Illinois guard seeks PTSD disability over brother
CHESTER – An Illinois prison guard whose brother is serving a life sentence for strangling his wife and children is applying for a disability award for post-traumatic stress disorder.