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David Phelps fires at 'anonymous allegations' in report
The former assistant secretary at the Illinois Department of Transportation says a report on improper hiring at the agency mischaracterizes what he told investigators.
Apr 16, 2013 9:25 AM
Former Harrisburg IDOT official fined by state
Former Harrisburg Illinois Department of Transportation executive Danny Clayton has been fined $4,000 by the state's Executive Ethics Commission for improper hiring activities and failure to cooperate in an investigation, according to information from the agency's Web site.
Dec 10, 2012 3:59 PM
Two life sentences plus 10 year for Raymond Martin
Former Gallatin County Sheriff Raymond Martin, 50, Junction, was resentenced Friday to two life sentences plus 10 years imprisonment, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois Stephen R. Wigginton announced Monday.
Dec 10, 2012 9:21 AM
Drugs in ex-sheriff's cell were anti-depressants
Federal prosecutors say drugs found in the jail cell of a former Illinois sheriff awaiting resentencing in a drug and foiled murder-for-hire case were anti-depressants he got illegally from other inmates at the federal lockup where he'd been housed.
Jim Suhr, Associated Press
Dec 5, 2012 4:37 PM
John B. Jones sentenced to three years
Former funeral director at the now closed Gaskins-Jones Funeral Home in Harrisburg, John B. Jones, 52, was sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections Thursday morning by Massac County Circuit Judge Joseph Jackson, who was appointed to oversee the trial that began in 2009 after it was discovered Jones was misusing funds meant to be placed in trust funds for clients who purchased pre-need funeral contracts.
By Christy Stewart | firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct 11, 2012 6:56 PM
Former Gallatin sheriff's sentence vacated by Court
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago has vacated the two life sentences of former Gallatin County Sheriff Raymond M. Martin.
By LEN WELLS, WFIW RADIO
Aug 28, 2012 4:33 PM
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