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  1. Excerpts from editorials by Illinois newspapersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | 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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  2. 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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  3. Young killers who stay in juvenile court take vastly different pathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | 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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  4. Bolingbrook Police Pension Board compels Drew Peterson to provide depositionRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | 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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  5. Panel votes to order Drew Peterson to testify in his pension hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | 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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  6. TAYLOR v. BROWNRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | 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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  7. 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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  8. Illinois man cleared of 1999 murder freed from prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A suburban Chicago man was freed from prison Thursday after his conviction for a 1999 murder was thrown out because much of the evidence used against was 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.

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  9. School's out: Teachers who are retiring from local districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... is their years of experience and the subject they taught. Cathy Budlong: 34 years; Taught at Menard Correctional Center in Menard; consultant for Bi-County; taught special education classes at Morrison Junior High School; taught social studies at ...

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  10. Drew Peterson murder-for-hire trial delayed until Aug. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... ex-wife Kathleen Savio eight years earlier. Peterson, 61, is serving a 38-year sentence at the Menard Correctional Center in Chester. He's also suspected in the 2007 disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson. The disappearance of Stacy ...

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  11. Drew Peterson Case Hits Appellate Court -- Lawyer Says 'Boneheaded' Move Should Trigger New TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... get that from." Peterson was sentenced to 38 years in prison and has been locked up at downstate Menard Correctional Center since February 2013. Peterson's slain third wife, Kathleen Savio, turned up drowned in a dry bathtub in March 2004. Savio, ...

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  12. Independent experts blast quality of medical care in Illinois prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Fencing surrounds Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Ill. A report by independent medical experts was critical of the health care received by an inmate at Menard who was being treated for Type 1 diabetes but had his insulin treatment discontinued by a doctor after his blood sugar levels were found to be normal while taking insulin.

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  13. No Future: Josh Miner Says He's 'Not Living ... Just Existing'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Patch.com

    "There's really no future, really," Miner said in an exclusive interview with Patch at maximum security Menard Correctional Center, where he is doing life for killing 22-year-olds Terrance Rankins and Eric Glover in January 2013. "It's just, I'm just existing," said Miner, 26. "I'm not living, I'm just existing, and it's just bulls--- on top of bulls---.

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  14. Hickory Street Killings Were Nothing But A Fight Gone Too Far: MinerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... out or whatever." This is the fifth in a series of videos made of Miner at maximum security Menard Correctional Center, where he is doing life for killing Rankins and Glover. Warning: Some of the videos include graphic descriptions of sexual ...

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  15. 'I want to be a freak': Convicted double murderer reveals chilling...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... I turn 30, I want to be a vampire. I want to be a clown,' he told the paper from maximum security Menard Correctional Center in Randolph County, Illinois, where he is serving a life sentence. 'I'm a walking oxymoron. I feel, but I don't feel. I see ...

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  16. Cop's Kid Made Up Sex On Bodies Story To Trick Detectives Into Thinking He's Crazy: MinerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... Miner wanted to know. This is the fourth in a series of videos made of Miner at maximum security Menard Correctional Center, where he is doing life for killing Rankins and Glover, both 22, in January 2013. Warning: Some of the videos include graphic ...

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  17. Nightmare on Hickory Street Gals Got 'Bogus' Deal, Says Josh Miner, Even the Woman Doing Just 5 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... Landerman is still waiting for his trial to start. Patch interviewed Miner at maximum security Menard Correctional Center and he shared his thoughts on the killings, his life and the man and women arrested along with him for allegedly murdering ...

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  18. Josh Miner Says He Was 'Too Slow-Witted' To Be Charles Manson Murder MastermindRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Patch.com

    Josh Miner was blown away when he found out the press and prosecutors had portrayed him as the leader of a murderous group of drug-addled, sex-crazed young adults. "They're trying to say I was the mastermind of all this, I manipulated these people, I did this, I did that," Miner recalled during a video interview with Patch at maximum security Menard Correctional Center.

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  19. Convicted Hickory Street killer tells reporter: - I want to be a vampire'Read the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... in the video, posted online Tuesday. The video was recorded by Patch at the maximum security Menard Correctional Center, where Miner, 26, is serving his sentence. He was convicted in November 2014 of the murders of 22-year-olds Eric Glover and ...

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  20. Josh Miner Sawed Tongue in Half, Wanted to Transform Into Vampire Clown 'Freak'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... was going to turn into a freak," Miner, 26, said in a video recorded by Patch at maximum security Menard Correctional Center. Miner is serving a life sentence at Menard for the January 2013 murders of Terrance Rankins and Eric Glover, who were both ...

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