John Milhiser has returned to the Sangamon County State’s Attorney’s Office
By Dean Olsen
Sangamon County State’s Attorney Dan Wright is among seven candidates vying to be appointed to an associate circuit judge vacancy created by the July 23 death of Matthew Mauer. And former State’s Attorney John...
Hundreds who are medically incapacitated are kept behind bars, despite new medical release law
By Carlos Ballesteros of Injustice Watch, Shannon Heffernan of WBEZ, and Amy Qin, WBEZ
Phillip Merritt's dementia is so advanced he's lost the ability to speak. But with the help of his cellmates at Western Illinois Correctional Center, the 71-year-old still manages to get on the phone with his brother every few weeks...