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  1. A very tough problem to deal withRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... this issue so difficult is that most of those inmates are sex offenders. He spent 18 years at Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois, but when his release date came in April 2012, Cordrey was instead sent back to prison. He hadn't committed ...

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  2. Second man gets 38 years for shooting at cop during South Side chaseRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... ndguns with 15 spent casings were recovered, prosecutors said. Fields, who is incarcerated at the Menard Correctional Center, is eligible for parole in 2042, according to the Illinois Dept. of Corrections.

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  3. 3 Illinois prisoners released after commutationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Deseret News

    This photo provided by Eva Nagao of the Exoneration Project at the University of Chicago shows Tyrone Hood, center, standing with his attorneys Karl Leonard, left, and Gayle Horn after he was released Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, from the Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Ill. Hood was one of three Illinois inmates whose prison sentences were commuted by Pat Quinn during the Democrat's final moments as governor.

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  4. Man freed by Quinn's clemency action: 'I feel like I can breathe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Hood said. "I said, 'OK, I can go, I can walk now.'" Hood was released Wednesday from the Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois after his 50-year sentence for murder was commuted Monday to time served in the wave of 43 clemency petitions ...

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  5. Inmates Tyrone Hood, Anthony Dansberry facing snags before prison releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Northwest Herald

    SPRINGFIELD – Two Illinois inmates whose murder sentences were commuted by Pat Quinn in his parting moments as governor are trying to overcome administrative hurdles before being set free. Quinn on Monday commuted the sentences of Menard Correctional Center inmate Tyrone Hood and Danville Correctional Center prisoner Anthony Dansberry.

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  6. 2 Illinois inmates facing snags before prison releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | KFVS12

    Two Illinois inmates whose murder sentences were commuted by Pat Quinn in his parting moments as governor are trying to overcome administrative hurdles before being set free. Quinn on Monday commuted the sentences of Menard Correctional Center inmate Tyrone Hood and Danville Correctional Center prisoner Anthony Dansberry.

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  7. 2nd IL Prison With Possible ChickenpoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Magic 95.1

    ... of Public Health precautions to protect staff and prevent spreading the possible viral infection. Menard Correctional Center has also been in lockdown this week following five cases of chickenpox among inmates in one housing unit. Inmates were ...

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  8. Photo courtesy of www.walkinginplace.orgRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... of Public Health precautions to protect staff and prevent spreading the possible viral infection. Menard Correctional Center has also been in lockdown this week following five cases of chickenpox among inmates in one housing unit. Inmates were ...

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  9. Chickenpox virus strikes Hollywood & Southern Illinois prisons this DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... carpet events for her new movie "Unbroken" because she has the chickenpox. This week in Illinois, Menard Correctional Center and Pinckneyville Correctional Center went on lock down because of a chickenpox scare, according to Illinois Department of ...

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  10. Prison Lockdown: Chicken Pox To BlameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... of Public Health precautions to protect staff and prevent spreading the possible viral infection. Menard Correctional Center has also been in lockdown this week following five cases of chickenpox among inmates in one housing unit. Inmates were ...

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  11. Menard Correctional Center locked down due to chickenpox outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Illinoisreview

    Menard Correctional Center in Chester Illinois is locked down, with no visitors and no inmates transferring in or out, because of a chickenpox outbreak.

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  12. Chickenpox forces southern Ill. prison lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers Thursday that three cases of chickenpox at the Menard Correctional Center have been resolved. Shaer says it's unclear how long the lockdown will be in effect. He adds that, as a precaution, the prison ...

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  13. Chickenpox forces southern Illinois prison lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Daily Herald

    A southern Illinois maximum-security state prison is in lockdown because five inmates in one housing unit have developed chickenpox. Illinois Department of Corrections spokesman Tom Shaer told the Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers Thursday that three cases of chickenpox at the Menard Correctional Center have been resolved.

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  14. Pyles v. Fahim CCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | FindLaw

    Christopher Pyles, an Illinois prisoner, injured his back when he slipped on wet stairs at Menard Correctional Center. Mr. Pyles sometimes used those stairs when showering, and a month before his fall he had alerted the warden, Donald Gaetz, that this stairway can be treacherous because of the water tracked from the nearby showers.

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  15. Insurance firm sues to avoid cost of arrested-cops casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... Illinois River Correctional Center in Canton, while O'Brien is serving a 24-year sentence at the Menard Correctional Center in Menard. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass ...

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  16. Why This Attorney Believes Convicted Man Is Innocent of MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | ABC News

    ... ... 'How did this happen?'" Casciaro told ABC News' "20/20" in an exclusive interview from Menard Correctional Center, Illinois' largest maximum security prison. Zellner said a former employee from Val's Foods, which was co-owned by Casciaro's ...

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  17. Man Serving 26 Years for Murder He Says Didn???t CommitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | ABC News

    ... though Carrick has never been found, Casciaro is currently serving a 26-year prison sentence at Menard Correctional Center, Illinois' largest maximum security prison, for the murder of the missing teen. But Casciaro maintains he had nothing to do ...

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  18. Maggio seeks to defend self in retrial for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A former Savoy man whose guilty plea to first-degree murder was rescinded now wants to represent himself as he's prosecuted again for the fatal shooting of his younger brother. Brian Maggio, 46, was returned to Champaign County on Wednesday from the Menard Correctional Center, where he has been serving a 35-year prison term for the 2010 murder of Mark Maggio, 32, of Tolono.

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  19. Ex-inmate whose ear was bitten off settles case for $7,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... Marlon Jackson, 25, is currently serving a 20-year prison sentence for second-degree murder at Menard Correctional Center in Menard. Teryun Jackson, 24, was sentenced to four years in prison for aggravated discharge of a firearm. He is on parole. ...

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  20. Charges Expected Against Inmates Accused Of Assaulting A GuardRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Charges are expected to be filed against two inmates accused of assaulting a guard last week at the Menard Correctional Center.

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