Louisville, IL. – The Governor’s pattern of decisions surrounding the state’s prison system harms public safety in Illinois, according to State Representative Darren Bailey. “The latest decision by the Governor to release one of the inmates involved in the murder of Illinois State Trooper Layton... Read More.
Monday morning, a White County Sheriff’s deputy served 37 year old Roy Ritcheson a White County warrant for theft while at the White County Courthouse. Ritcheson is currently serving a sentence in the Illinois Department of Corrections, and reached a plea deal with the... Read More.
Wednesday at approximately 3:00, Gibson County Correctional Officers found Charles Bradley Sherman, 52, of Princeton, hanging in his cell. Correctional officers immediately initiated CPR before he was transported by ambulance to Gibson General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Preliminary investigation revealed Sherman... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner announced today his support for a bill that would help ease the burden of the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) and taxpayers by taking into account an inmate’s ability to pay for a private attorney. As a
It's unclear at this point what inmate Kenneth Corbett was thinking when White County Sheriff's authorities say he set his shirt and blanket on fire within his housing cell at the White County Jail... Read More.