Gov. Pat Quinn’s office says the goal is to provide community-based alternatives to prison.
The Madison County state’s attorney’s office says two men are charged with murder.
The Madison County Board voted 23-4 on Wednesday to resolve the case involving former Regional Office of Education youth advocate Mary Parker.
Ed Murnane of the Illinois Civil Justice League says this is enemy territory when businesses are hauled into court.
Madison County state’s attorney says he’ll seek elimination of Fred Bathon’s pension.
16 hospitals from throughout southwestern Illinois will take part in Tuesday’s exercise, which will simulate a train crash in Alton.
A judge Friday sentenced 58-year-old Fred Bathon to 30 months in federal prison and ordered him to pay $20,000 in fines.
The new figures, which are not seasonally adjusted, show 11,414 people in St. Louis City are unemployed, a rate of 8.2 percent.
The lawsuit filed on Jaimie Linton’s behalf seeks $4 million in damages. It names Madison County Sheriff Robert Hertz and the county.
Britt Lacey allegedly made threat after he was told his parole was being revoked.