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Bloomington, IL. (ECWd) - Update: Mugshots in follow-up article (here) Five Illinois Department of Corrections officers (Pontiac State Correctional Institution) found themselves locked up on the wrong side of the bars in McLean County after a wild night out-on-the-town. BLNNEWS (Diane Benjamin) was tipped about five Illinois Department...

COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) - The State of Illinois Prisoner Review Board ("PRB") is a state agency whose members are appointed by the Governor of Illinois. According to its website (here) the PRB is a quasi-judicial body and is tasked with making recommendations for parole and clemency...

EFFINGHAM, IL. (ECWd) - According to 979 XFM, Effingham Mayor Jeff Bloemker has resigned his position with the Illinois Department of Corrections. He was appointed to the position of CEO of Illinois Correctional Industries by Gov. Rauner. XFM says Bloemker provided a written statement saying in part...