Randolph County

Illinois Budget Error Could Jeopardize Criminal CasesA technical error in how the Illinois budget was written will soon leave courts across the state with a skeleton crew of court reporters, and that could jeopardize criminal cases.
Percy, Ill. Fire Deaths Hearing Delayed Murder suspect Derrick Twardoski is accused of killing four children.
Target Shooting Means $$$ For Sparta, Ill.World Shooting & Recreation Complex continues to thrive.
DNA Dispute Slows Prosecution in Percy Deadly FireRandolph County State's Attorney Jeremy Walker says state police testing of evidence may destroy some of the potential trial exhibits in the case.
Randolph County State's Attorney Will Allow Concealed CarryThe decisions by some legal officials in Illinois come in the wake of a U.S. Court of Appeals decision that requires Illinois lawmakers to create concealed-carry legislation awaiting Gov. Quinn's signature.
Services Set for Percy, Ill. Fire VictimsFour children died in Friday's house fire. A suspect, Derrick Twardoski, is charged with first-degree murder.
UPDATE: 4 Children Killed, Suspect Charged in Illinois FireInvestigators say the house fire in southwestern Illinois that killed four children is suspicious.
More Rain Causes Rivers To RiseCombined with heavy rain the previous weekend and two big snows in the weeks before that, all the water is causing rivers to rise.
Menard Prison Inmate Death 'Suspicious'Randolph County Coroner Randy Dudenbostel says an autopsy is scheduled for the male prisoner found dead Thursday night.
Chicago Group Pushes Back Against Illinois Concealed CarryA group of priests, politicians and citizens say Illinois must not allow guns to be carried in public by everyday people.
Concealed Carry Referendum Passes In Ten Illinois Counties"I think it shows the frustration that people have with the lack of advancement on the issue with the legislature," said NRA lobbyist Todd Vandermyde.
Judge Lets Family Move Coleman Bodies to ChicagoA southern Illinois judge has ruled that family members can exhume the bodies of a murdered woman and her children and rebury them in Chicago.

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