Menard

Fire crews on the scene of a fire/explosion at a building on Menard in Soulard. (Photo credit: Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Residents Evacuated After Soulard Gas Explosion

Fire crews are on the scene of an explosion at a building in Soulard. It happened around 1:00 pm at Menard and Shenandoah.

02/05/2014

A stock photo of a Chicago-style hot-dog.

Illinois ‘Hot-Dog Seasoning Emergency’ Leads to No-Bid Contract

A contract for hot-dog spices had previously expired and a new one had not yet been put in place, leaving prison officials with no way to purchase the ingredients.

09/18/2013

Menard Prison

Weapons Found in Menard Sakedown

Dispute between union and prison officials over how many

06/08/2012

Prison, Photo by Evening Standard -Getty Images)

Prison Warden Transferred after Disability Probe

Menard warden was photographed on a fishing trip while on he was on disability leave.

12/12/2011

Menard Correctional Center

Report: New Menard Workers’ Comp Cases Pile Up

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — New workers’ compensation claims have continued to pile up this year at Menard Correctional Center despite ongoing probes by federal authorities, a newspaper reported Sunday. According to the Belleville News-Democrat, which […]

06/13/2011

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