In August (08/26/2020) the McLeansboro Police Department responded to Hamilton Memorial Hospital for a complaint of a sexual assault that had occurred. After taking the information an investigation was initiated into the alleged complaint. At the conclusion of the investigation Hamilton County State's Attorney... Read More.
Receives $2.1 million for a 3-year campaign; Engage2Change Springfield – The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) has launched a new public and professional awareness campaign to remind everyone about the importance of reporting suspected abuse, neglect and exploitation of persons ages 60 and older... Read More.
51-year old Mark E. Johnson of Edwards County, Illinois, was sentenced on April 28, 2020 to 4-years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by a term of 2-years of Mandatory Supervised Release (formerly known as “parole”). Johnson pled guilty in Edwards County Circuit... Read More.
Illinois DCFS releases new public service announcement highlighting ways to keep children safe CHICAGO – April is Child Abuse Prevention Month in Illinois, and to increase awareness the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services today released a new public service announcement highlighting simple things... Read More.
(Franklin County, IL) -- A Kentucky man is facing charges after officer say he drove to Illinois to abuse a child. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says 21-year-old Jacob Ebsersol traveled to Illinois to have... Read More.
Carmi Man Arrested for Senior Abuse Carmi Police arrested 39 year old Jason Philip Schneider of 103 Maple Street, Carmi around 9:15 Wednesday night after authorities were called to the residence in relation to a domestic battery complaint. According to the incident report released by Carmi... Read More.
In Gallatin County Circuit Court on Wednesday, a former Shawneetown man was found guilty of three counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child following a two day jury trial. 45 year old George Bivens... Read More.
The following subject was arrested by the Mt. Carmel Police. All subjects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. On April 4, 2018, Mt. Carmel Police arrested 31 year old Matthew R. Murray of Mt. Carmel on suspicion of sexually abusing a... Read More.
National Child Abuse Prevention Month, is an annual observance in the United States dedicated to raising awareness and preventing child abuse. April has been designated Child Abuse Prevention Month in the United States since... Read More.