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  1. 2 people shot in Murphysboro, investigation underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | KFVS12

    ... Police say they are following all leads, but do not feel there is a danger to the public at this time. The Murphysboro Police Department, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, and the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigation Unit are all working ...

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  2. Man Accused of Threatening to Damage GOP OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | WQQL-FM Springfield

    A southern Illinois man is accused of threatening to set fire to property inside the Republican Committee Office in the city of Murphysboro. In documents filed by Jackson County State's Attorney Michael Carr, authorities accuse Little of telling someone he was going to burn items inside the office.

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  3. *** UPDATED x1 *** Let's be careful out thereRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2016 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    A 48-year-old Murphysboro man has been charged with intimidation and resisting a peace officer in connection with an alleged threat on Monday to burn items inside the Republican Committee Office in Murphysboro. Robin Leon Little was charged with one count of intimidation, a Class 3 felony; one count of resisting a peace officer, a Class A misdemeanor; and one count of disorderly conduct, a Class C misdemeanor, according to a news release from Jackson County State's Attorney Michael C. Carr.

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  4. Illinois man accused of threatening fire in GOP officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Daily Herald

    A southern Illinois man is accused of threatening to set fire to property inside the Republican Committee Office in the city of Murphysboro. The Southern Illinoisan reports that 48-year-old Robin Leon Little was charged with intimidation, resisting a peace officer and disorderly conduct.

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  5. Command center set up after suspicious fire at IL Dept. of Human Services building in MurphysboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | KFVS12

    The department has a command center set up in the parking lot of the office to intercept anyone needing assistance who was unaware the office is closed. DHS staff is manning that mobile unit during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. DHS customers who live in Murphysboro should do as much business as possible via phone or online.

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  6. Number of southern IL homes, buildings could be purchased for very littleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | KFVS12

    ... buildings like this, it's really a setup for drug dealers and addicts and that sort of stuff." Said longtime Murphysboro resident Mary Moore, whose meticulously well-maintained home sits across the street from an abandoned property on the east end ...

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  7. Man charged with intimidation in MurphysboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | KFVS12

    ... the walls of the headquarters, and making physical threats toward Illinois State Representative Terri Bryant (R) Murphysboro, and U.S. Congressman Mike Bost (R) Murphysboro. Three days after Little was arrested, officials are calling a fire ...

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  8. Murphysboro fire at IL Dept. of Human Services building now considered suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | KFVS12

    The Illinois State Fire Marshal and the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigator were on the scene of a fire in Murphysboro on Wednesday, October 19. According to the Murphysboro fire chief, the call about a fire at the Illinois Department of Human Services building came in around 3:49 a.m. A spokesperson for the Illinois Department of Human Services said clients who need to reach the Murphysboro office may call 1 843-6154 or email [email protected] The building also houses the Jackson County Western Egyptian E.O.C. office.

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  9. 1 stop shop for drug take-back, document shredding, and flu shot in Jackson Co., ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | KFVS12

    The Jackson County Health Department has teamed up with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office for a one stop shop that includes a drug take-back, confidential document shredding, and a flu clinic. It will take place on Saturday, October 22 at the heath department in Murphysboro.

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  10. Photo of the Day: Living become dead for zombie walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Daily Egyptian

    Amanda Willig, of Murphysboro, helps Ross Bauer, of Carbondale, with his zombie makeup Saturday during the Carbondale Zombie Walk: Red Carpet Zombies event at the Gaia House Interfaith Center in Carbondale.

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  11. Illinois House candidates discuss regional concerns, incumbent's voting recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Daily Egyptian

    ... representative. Democratic challenger Marsha Griffin, of Jonesboro, cited the 80 times Rep. Terri Bryant, R-Murphysboro, abstained from voting during her time in Springfield. She promised, if elected, that she would vote on every item brought before ...

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  12. Ex-Illinois youth prison to reopen as 'life skills' facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    This Sept. 8, 2011, file photo, shows the Illinois Youth Center in Murphysboro, Ill.

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  13. Farewell, RoundhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Gov. Bruce Rauner's latest moves for criminal justice and sentencing reform, an early goal of his administration, are the closing of the 94-year-old "roundhouse" at Stateville Correctional Center and the re-purposing of the former Illinois Youth Center at Murphysboro. "We are closing a particularly bad facility up in Stateville," he said.

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  14. Illinois Is Closing Horrible, Panopticon-Style Prison Stateville F HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Chicagoist

    ... country, and was known to be rife with gang activity. Rauner also announced that the state will repurpose the Murphysboro Illinois Youth Center as a Life Skills and Re-Entry Facility for inmates transitioning out of the criminal justice system. By ...

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  15. Governor Rauner announces significant steps in reforming Illinois' criminal justice systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    Illinois Youth Center Murphysboro to be repurposed into re-entry facility; closing oldest, most outdated unit at Stateville Correctional Center MURPHYSBORO Governor Bruce Rauner today announced significant steps that continue the administration's efforts to reform the criminal justice system and reduce the rate of recidivism. He instructed the Illinois Department of Corrections to repurpose the Illinois Youth Center Murphysboro into a Life Skills and Re-Entry Facility and close the F House at Stateville Correctional Center.

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  16. Bost receives NRA-PVF endorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    MURPHYSBORO, IL Rep. Mike Bost announced today he has received an "A rating" and an endorsement from the National Rifle Association's Political Victory Fund. "Mike Bost is an unwavering Second Amendment advocate with a strong record of standing up for the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens," said Chris Cox, the NRA's Legislative Director.

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  17. Rauner to close Stateville's roundhouseRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... help reduce recidivism. Second, in the coming months, we will reopen and repurpose the Illinois Youth Center at Murphysboro, which was built in 1993 and opened in 1997. A critical piece of our reform efforts is to help offenders gain valuable skills ...

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  18. Chicago Sun-Times Op-Ed: Administration takes steps to reduce...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    ... help reduce recidivism. Second, in the coming months, we will reopen and repurpose the Illinois Youth Center at Murphysboro, which was built in 1993 and opened in 1997. A critical piece to our reform efforts is to help offenders gain valuable skills ...

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  19. Governor to announce re-opening of IYC Murphysboro facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    Governor Bruce Rauner's office tells Newsradio WJPF the governor will be in Murphysboro to announce that the Illinois Youth Center will be repurposed and re-open. The former youth center, which opened in 1997 and was closed in 2012, will be turned into a minimum security prison facility that is focused on life skills and re-entry.

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  20. Mildred Jean DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... He preceded her in death May 10, 2010. Mrs. Douglas is survived by four children, Stephen (Sue) Douglas, of Murphysboro, Illinois, Barbara (Lloyd) Simon of Mosinee, Wisconsin, Katharine (Ron) Oloffson of Herscher, Illinois and Paul (Rose) Douglas of ...

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