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  1. Inmate Attack Under Investigation at Vienna PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSIL

    ... for treatment. According to the worker, the inmate was put in confinement and will be sent to the Menard Correctional Center in Chester. The Department of Corrections confirms they are investigating an inmate assault against a staff member and is ...

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  2. 4-17-15 IDOC Cadet GraduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... my as strangers, but today we are brothers and sisters." Del Ray and 18 others will start work at Menard Correctional Center on Monday, and the rest of the class will also start Monday at their respective prisons.

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  3. Drew Peterson gets trial date in murder-for-plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Examiner.com

    ... from the defendant in March. The 61-year-old ex police officer will likely never walk out of the Menard Correctional Center, located in Chester. This is not just because he is serving a lengthy sentence for killing his third wife, whose death was ...

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  4. Peterson to stand trial in July on murder-for-hire chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KFVS12

    ... The 61-year-old Peterson has pleaded not guilty. Peterson is serving a 38-year sentence at the Menard Correctional Center in Chester after his 2012 conviction in Kathleen Savio's 2004 death. He's also suspected in the disappearance of his fourth ...

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  5. Drew Peterson to stand trial in July in murder-for-hire caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... . Peterson pleaded not guilty in March. Peterson, 61, is serving a 38-year sentence at the Menard Correctional Center in Chester after his 2012 conviction in Kathleen Savio 's death eight years earlier. He's also suspected in the 2007 disappearance ...

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  6. Drew Peterson to stand trial in July in murder for hire caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | My Mother Lode

    ... Glasgow. Peterson pleaded not guilty in March. Peterson, 61, is serving a 38-year sentence at the Menard Correctional Center in Chester after his 2012 conviction in Kathleen Savio's death eight years earlier. He's also suspected in the 2007 ...

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  7. ChicagoDrew Peterson back in court TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... various conversations of Peterson's between October and December 2014, when he was imprisoned at Menard Correctional Center in Randolph County. The case against Peterson is being prosecuted by Randolph County State's Attorney Jeremy Walker's office ...

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  8. Southern Illinois man sentenced to six years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... allegedly been cooking meth near their 2-year-old daughter. Carr will serve his sentence at the Menard Correctional Center. Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed on a sidewalk outside the Pentagon Thursday after his invitation to a prayer service inside ...

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  9. BGA Public Eye: Murder conviction of man who said Chicago cop railroaded him under reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Nearly 20 years ago, Roberto Almodovar was sentenced to life in prison for a gang-related double murder in Humboldt Park. Now imprisoned at Menard Correctional Center, Almodovar has long insisted he is innocent and was framed by a since-retired Chicago police detective, Reynaldo Guevara, who has been accused of railroading other murder suspects.

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  10. Correctional OptometristRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Vision Monday

    As a correctional optometrist, you will provide primary eye care services to a male population, in a secure environment. Menard Correctional Center is located in Chester, IL and the 1352 hours per year equate to approximately 14 eight hour days per month from 8am-4pm during the week.

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  11. "Orange Crush" Prison Unit Targeted in Abuse LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | WSIL

    ... Crush." The group that allegedly carried out strip searches at four prisons in 2014, including Menard Correctional Center and Big Muddy River Correctional Center. "They were also ordered to spread their buttocks and lift their genitals and use those ...

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  12. Now-exonerated Tyrone Hood faced limbo while out of prison but not yet freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Tyrone Hood, 51, revels in his release Jan. 14, 2015, from the Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois. He served nearly 22 years of a 50-year prison sentence in the 1993 fatal shooting of Marshall Morgan Jr. He has long maintained his innocence.

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  13. Hundreds Of Illinois Prison Staff Allegedly Choked, Beat, And Sexually Assaulted InmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | ThinkProgress

    ... Demetrius Ross, on behalf of hundreds of inmates housed at Illinois River Correctional Center, Menard Correctional Center, Big Muddy River Correctional Center, and Lawrence Correctional Center. It claims that, "Defendants inflicted unnecessary ...

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  14. Drew Peterson pleads not guilty in murder-for-hire plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    CHESTER – Drew Peterson, a former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth wife's disappearance, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in prison. Peterson's feet were shackled as he waived a preliminary hearing in the court in Randolph County in southern Illinois, near the Menard Correctional Center where he's serving time.

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  15. Drew Peterson pleads not guilty in murder-for-hire plotRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    ... waived a preliminary hearing in the court in Randolph County in southern Illinois, near the Menard Correctional Center where he's serving time. He was charged in February with soliciting an unidentified person to find someone he could pay to kill ...

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  16. Drew Peterson Pleads Not Guilty in Plot to Kill State's AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WSIL

    One of the nation's most notorious killers claims he's not guilty of a murder-for-hire plot against a state's attorney. Nearly two years after starting his sentence at Menard Correctional Center, one of the more famous prisoners is back in the spotlight.

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  17. Drew Peterson could stand trial as soon as July in murder-for-hire plotRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... one count of solicitation of murder. The charges were filed in downstate Randolph County, home to Menard Correctional Center, where Peterson has lived for two years. He appeared before Randolph County Judge Richard A. Brown in Chester. The case ...

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  18. Illinois wife-killer cop pleads not guilty in murder-for-hire plotRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... County, Illinois, about 45 miles south of St. Louis, Missouri, where Peterson is an inmate at the Menard Correctional Center. Prosecutors used court-ordered wiretaps in the last months of 2014 to develop the case against Peterson, who they said ...

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  19. Drew Peterson asks for immediate trial on murder-for-hire chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... The former Bolingbrook police sergeant was charged in Randolph County, where the maximum-security Menard Correctional Center is located. He has been incarcerated at Menard since February 2013.

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  20. They got him on tapeRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Randolph County State's Attorney Jeremy R. Walker and Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced that defendant Drew Peterson waived his right to a preliminary hearing and entered a plea of not guilty in the state's case charging him with one count of solicitation of murder for hire and one count of solicitation of murder. Peterson, 61, an inmate at the Menard Correctional Center, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and entered the plea before Randolph County Circuit Judge Richard A. Brown.

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