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  1. Peterson Seeks to Toss Wiretaps in Murder-for-Hire CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WSIL

    ... pretrial motions is scheduled for Tuesday in Randolph County, where Peterson is imprisoned in the Menard Correctional Center.

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  2. Drew Peterson defense argues wiretaps should be tossedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Chicago Tribune

    ... murder-for-hire plot later this year in Randolph County, which is home to the maximum-security Menard Correctional Center, where Peterson has been held since he was sentenced more than two years ago. The nine-page defense motion suggests Will County ...

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  3. John Ransom - 35 percent of Illinois State Employees have comp claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2011 | Townhall

    ... probe following reports by the Belleville News-Democrat of alleged abuses of the system at Menard Correctional Center in Chester, where more than half the staff - 389 people, most of them prison guards and including the warden - have been paid some ...

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  4. Man serving time for murder of NIU student wants plea deal thrown outRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Chicago Tribune

    ... gist of a constitutional claim," Stuckert wrote. Curl, 38, who is serving a 37-year sentence at Menard Correctional Center, wrote in his May filing that the DeKalb County public defender's office failed to provide him with adequate representation ...

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  5. Judge rules Curl plea for relief can go forward in Keller murderRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Daily Chronicle

    William Curl, 38, is an being held at Menard Correctional Center, where he is serving a 37-year sentence for the 2010 murder of Antinette "Toni" Keller. SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge will allow convicted murderer William Curl to proceed with a last-ditch appeal effort.

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  6. Chicago man cleared after 17 years in prison shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Cybercast News Service

    In this Aug. 31, 2012 photo, Alprentiss Nash, who was been behind bars since his murder conviction in 1995, walks free from the Menard Correctional Center in downstate Chester, Ill., after Cook County prosecutors dropped the case against him. Chicago Police said Wednesday, July 29, 2015, that Nash was fatally shot in Chicago, Tuesday, July 28 after after an argument during "some sort of transaction" between Nash and his attacker.

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  7. Chicago man exonerated after 17 years in prison shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    In this Aug. 31, 2012 photo, Alprentiss Nash, who was been behind bars since his murder conviction in 1995, walks free from the Menard Correctional Center in downstate Chester, Ill., after Cook County prosecutors dropped the case against him. Chicago Police said Wednesday, July 29, 2015, that Nash was fatally shot in Chicago, Tuesday, July 28 after after an argument during "some sort of transaction" between Nash and his attacker.

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  8. Chicago man cleared after 17 years in prison shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    In this Aug. 31, 2012 photo, Alprentiss Nash, who was been behind bars since his murder conviction in 1995, walks free from the Menard Correctional Center in downstate Chester, Ill., after Cook County prosecutors dropped the case against him. Chicago Police said Wednesday, July 29, 2015, that Nash was fatally shot in Chicago, Tuesday, July 28 after after an argument during "some sort of transaction" between Nash and his attacker.

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  9. Court overturns Woodstock man's 2013 murder conviction in pimped wife caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    ELGIN – The Illinois Appellate Court has overturned the 2013 murder conviction of a former Woodstock man convicted of shooting the man who responded to an online ad to have sex with his wife. Timothy S. Smith, 30, has been serving a 50-year prison sentence at Menard Correctional Center for the 2011 death of 48-year-old Kurt Milliman .

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  10. Mothers of incarcerated share pain and hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Anderson, whose son Eric, after 20 years of incarceration for murder, recently moved from the Menard Correctional Center to Cook County to wait for a new sentencing hearing. "I'm Irish Catholic. We don't do therapy." Three years ago, on one of her ...

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  11. Former officer's murder-for-hire trial again delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... (in August)," said Jeremy Walker, the Randolph County state's attorney. The county is home to Menard Correctional Center, where Peterson is imprisoned. Peterson's attorneys want to hire an expert witness to review secretly recorded conversations ...

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  12. Drew Peterson's murder-for-hire trial again delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    ... (in August)," said Jeremy Walker, the Randolph County state's attorney. The county is home to Menard Correctional Center, where Peterson is imprisoned. Peterson's attorneys want to hire an expert witness to review secretly recorded conversations ...

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  13. TIDWELL v. HICKSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... at Pinckneyville Correctional Center, where Tidwell was then confined. (He was later moved to Menard Correctional Center.) Before that date, Tidwell had experienced several run-ins with fellow inmate Levi Hoyle. The encounters were becoming ...

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  14. Excerpts from editorials by Illinois newspapersRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... aim at the state's workers' compensation system after the News-Democrat's investigation of 230 Menard Correctional Center employees, mostly guards, who got $10 million by claiming ailments including wrist ouchies from turning cell door locks. He is ...

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  15. Law would change process for juvenile offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Andrew Lorek, 20, is incarcerated at Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Ill.

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  16. Young killers who stay in juvenile court take vastly different pathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Red Eye Chicago

    Andrew Lorek, 20, of Chicago, is serving a 28-year sentence at Menard Correctional Center for a murder he committed when he was 15. Andrew Lorek, 20, of Chicago, is serving a 28-year sentence at Menard Correctional Center for a murder he committed when he was 15. Andrew Lorek, 20, at Menard Correctional Center on April 23, 2015. Lorek was 15 when he pleaded guilty to killing a rival gang member in Chicago.

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  17. Bolingbrook Police Pension Board compels Drew Peterson to provide depositionRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    ... said Wednesday the next step is to find out whether the Illinois Department of Corrections' Menard Correctional Center will allow the deposition to take place at the correctional facility. Peterson is serving a 38-year prison sentence at Menard and ...

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  18. Panel votes to order Drew Peterson to testify in his pension hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Bolingbrook officials voted on Wednesday to compel imprisoned Drew Peterson to provide deposition testimony in a case determining if he should be stripped of his $79,000 annual police pension after being convicted of murdering his wife. The village Police Pension Board came to the decision unanimously but didn't seem certain about the logistics of having Peterson testify in person at Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois, the maximum security facility where he is serving a 38-year sentence.

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  19. TAYLOR v. BROWNRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... filed a pro se complaint seeking relief under 42 U.S.C. A 1983 against several employees of the Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois where he was incarcerated. Taylor didn't formally differentiate his various allegations against the ...

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  20. Inmate Cleared Of Lake County Murder Freed From PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... deemed invalid. Jason Strong, 39, said he was very happy to be going home after he walked out of Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois. Strong was accused in the death of Mary Kate Sunderlin, 34, of Carpentersville, whose body was found in ...

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