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  1. Christopher Pyles v. Samuel NwaobasiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | FindLaw

    Christopher Pyles, a state prisoner at the Menard Correctional Center, brought a lawsuit alleging that Dr. Samuel Nwaobasi, Dr. Robert Shearing, and their employer, Wexford Health Sources, Inc., provided him constitutionally inadequate medical care. This appeal is about whether he can step up to the plate and take a cut at his case-something he may do only if he properly exhausted his administrative remedies as required by the Prison Litigation Reform Act.

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  2. Mayor: Water at Menard prison could be shut off due to unpaid utilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | KFVS12

    The mayor for the City of Chester, Illinois is hoping the years' worth of unpaid utilities from its state run facilities will be paid soon. "The state has not paid us for their utilities for the Menard Correctional Center or the Chester Mental Health Facility, coming to a total of 1.3 million dollars," Tom Page, mayor of the City of Chester, said.

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  3. Illinois corrections owes city $1.2 million in utilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Daily Gazette

    The Belleville News-Democrat reported that the department, which has nearly 1,000 state jobs at the Menard Correctional Center, has not paid the city for the services since last fall. Chester Mayor Tom Page says there was concern that if the utilities were shut off and the prison's more than 3,500 inmates were moved somewhere else, the inmates and jobs would not return.

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  4. Authorities release audio recordings of Drew Peterson's prison conversationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... hours of secretly recorded conversations between Peterson and Antonio "Beast" Smith, the fellow Menard Correctional Center inmate Peterson tapped to find someone to kill Glasgow. The recordings, made over two weeks in November 2014, captured ...

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  5. Omar Ramirez v. Magid Fahim Wexford Health Services IncRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | FindLaw

    Omar Ramirez, an Illinois prisoner at Menard Correctional Center, alleged that Dr. Magid Fahim and Wexford Health Services had denied appropriate treatment for an injury to his left knee despite numerous complaints that the knee joint would dislocate, causing pain. He claimed that the course of treatment constituted deliberate indifference to a serious medical need under the Eighth Amendment, see 42 U.S.C. A 1983, and medical malpractice under Illinois law, see Sullivan v.

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  6. Jury convicts Drew Peterson, yes, that Drew Peterson, murder-for-hire plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... the men retreated to their separate corners - Glasgow to Will County, Ill., and Peterson to Menard Correctional Center, a maximum-security prison in Randolph County. It was there, authorities say, that Peterson wasted little time plotting his next ...

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  7. Ex-Chicago-area officer found guilty in murder-for-hire plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... for prosecutors, and jurors heard hours of Smith's recorded conversations with Peterson at Menard Correctional Center in November 2014. Smith testified last week that Peterson enlisted him to help kill Glasgow. Nate pointed to a specific section of ...

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  8. Ex-Chicago-area officer found guilty in murder-for-hire plot - Tue, 31 May 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... for prosecutors, and jurors heard hours of Smith's recorded conversations with Peterson at Menard Correctional Center in November 2014. Smith testified last week that Peterson enlisted him to help kill Glasgow. Nate pointed to a specific section of ...

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  9. News 37 mins ago 4:23 p.m.Drew Peterson guilty in prison murder-for-hire schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Savio's death. On Tuesday, the jury found that Peterson tried to arrange for a fellow inmate at Menard Correctional Center to hire a relative to kill Glasgow. The inmate, Antonio "Beast" Smith, wore a wiretap and worked with authorities to record ...

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  10. Ex-Cop Drew Peterson Convicted in Murder for Hire PlotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | TheBlaze.com

    ... for prosecutors, and jurors heard hours of Smith's recorded conversations with Peterson at Menard Correctional Center in November 2014. Smith testified last week that Peterson enlisted him to help kill Glasgow. Nate pointed to a specific section of ...

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  11. Drew Peterson guilty in prison murder-for-hire schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | USA Today

    ... Savio's death. On Tuesday, the jury found that Peterson tried to arrange for a fellow inmate at Menard Correctional Center to hire a relative to kill Glasgow. The inmate, Antonio "Beast" Smith, wore a wiretap and worked with authorities to record ...

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  12. Jury Begins Deliberating in Peterson Murder-for-Hire TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | ABC News

    ... for prosecutors, and jurors heard hours of Smith's recorded conversations with Peterson at Menard Correctional Center in November 2014. Nate pointed to a specific section of secret recordings in which Smith tells Peterson he gave his uncle the go ...

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  13. Drew Peterson's murder-for-hire trial closing arguments to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Authorities allege that while Peterson was serving his 38-year sentence for Savio's murder at the Menard Correctional Center in downstate Chester, he approached another inmate and asked if the man could find someone to kill Glasgow. During about two ...

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  14. Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnessesRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | The Madison Press

    ... for prosecutors, and jurors heard hours of Smith's recorded conversations with Peterson at Menard Correctional Center in November 2014. In them Peterson appears to agree to have Glasgow killed by Smith's uncle. Another inmate witness, Albert "Chino" ...

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  15. Drew Peterson defense rests after inmates testify that informant is untruthfulRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... County Courthouse, located on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River a few minutes away from Menard Correctional Center where Peterson is serving a 38-year sentence for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. Jurors listened to hours of ...

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  16. Drew Peterson attorneys target inconsistencies in informant's testimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... it. Lucas then introduced a letter Smith had written years earlier when he was cooperating with Menard Correctional Center officials in an investigation of a corrections officer. Just days after Drew Peterson green-lighted the plan that prosecutors ...

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  17. Recordings: Drew Peterson tried to keep authorities guessing on wife's whereaboutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... County, accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow. Menard Correctional Center inmate Antonio Smith worked with authorities to record conversations between Smith and Peterson over several days in November ...

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  18. Drew Peterson wanted to deal drugs after leaving prison, recordings showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Fox News

    ... which is under review by the Illinois Supreme Court. Peterson, who is imprisoned at the Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois, faces an additional 60 years in prison if convicted of the new charges. "They're going to sensationalize the ...

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  19. Drew Peterson talking about winning appeal, joining Mexican drug cartelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Stacy. Inmate Antonio Smith said he was playing basketball in the prison yard in October 2013 at Menard Correctional Center when Drew Peterson approached him for a favor. "He said he needed me to have someone kill James Glasgow," Smith told jurors ...

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  20. Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing fourth wife, inmate testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Fox News

    ... are expected to be played in court during the weeklong trial. Peterson, who is imprisoned at the Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois, has pleaded not guilty to charges of solicitation of murder for hire and solicitation of murder related ...

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