St. Clair County Jail
Three men sued in federal court over inhumane living conditions at jail in Belleville.
Twenty-nine inmates at the St. Clair County Jail allege their constitutional rights were violated when they underwent group strip searches.
The jail is overcrowded and failure to add on could mean a court order forcing St. Clair County to build a costlier jail.
Cahokia Superintendent Art Ryan said Mario Hunt frequently helped with prom and homecoming events and that all of the kids like him.
Police identify victim as 37-year-old Steven Johnson, a St. Clair County corrections officer.
Biting incident happened at St. Clair County Jail in Belleville, Illinois.
Mark Luster is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Timothy Johnson of Granite City.
Five St. Clair County jail inmates now face additional charges, after last
weekend’s attack on three other inmates.