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Illinois Prison Remains On Lockdown Amid Search

Illinois jail remains on lock down while weapons and homemade alcohol that were found are being investigated.

04/07/2014

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Spending Money At Menard

Maximum-security prison in southern Illinois getting new roofing for 1920’s era cell houses

12/20/2013

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Assaults Up At Menard Prison

Guards blame overcrowding and short staffing.

06/02/2013

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3rd Suspicious Inmate Death at Menard

The 35-year-old man was declared dead in his cell in the prison’s segregation unit at 10:36 p.m. Tuesday.

03/27/2013

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Inmates at Menard Correctional Center Assault 3 Staffers

A union official says numerous inmates were involved in an assault that injured two guards and a chaplain.

02/05/2013

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Menard Prison Inmate Death ‘Suspicious’

Randolph County Coroner Randy Dudenbostel says an autopsy is scheduled for the male prisoner found dead Thursday night.

02/01/2013

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Report: Southern Illinois Worker’s Compensation Awards Skyrocket

Illinois has very low criteria for proving what is known as “causation,” or how job duties contributed to the injury, according to some.

12/05/2011

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Carpal Tunnel in Prison Guards?

Belleville media report questions workers comp claims at Menard.

06/05/2011

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Illinois Aims to Reform ‘Out of Control’ Workers’ Comp System

“Workers’ comp overhaul is the single most important piece of legislation that we can pass this session to prove we’re serious about improving the business climate”

04/13/2011

More Scrutiny for Ill. Workers Comp

So. Ill. lawmakers want to call in Auditor General

02/09/2011

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