Alexander County

Cash-Strapped IL Counties Turn to CollectionsThe county could be owed about $2 million in unpaid fines and fees that date back decades.
Judge Extends Order Barring Illinois Prison ClosuresAssociate Circuit Judge Charles Cavaness issued the order from Alexander County, home of the Tamms Prison.
Cameras Coming To More Illinois CourtroomsThe Illinois Supreme Court today will approve ten new counties for a “cameras and microphones in the courtroom” pilot program.
Judge Extends Halt of Transfers From TammsGov. Pat Quinn has sought to close the state's only supermax prison at Tamms, a women's lockup at Dwight and various other corrections sites.
Illinois Health Ratings Show Poverty is Biggest Factor“Social and economic factors are probably the largest contributors to how long we live and how healthy we live"
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