jail http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria County looking for one health provider between jail, juvenile center http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-looking-one-health-provider-between-jail-juvenile-center <div>Peoria County is looking to consolidate eight separate health services between the Jail and Juvenile Detention Center under one provider. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:</div><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Alex Rusciano 20805 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County looking for one health provider between jail, juvenile center Lawmaker wants to lessen low-level crime penalties http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/lawmaker-wants-lessen-low-level-crime-penalties <div>An Illinois lawmaker wants to reduce penalties for lower-level crimes, in exchange for increasing penalties on more serious offenses. The move could lower costs and ease the burden on the state's overcrowded prisons.</div><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:14:07 +0000 Brian Mackey 19543 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lawmaker wants to lessen low-level crime penalties Peoria County Sheriff talks on inmates’ FOIA requests http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-sheriff-talks-inmates-foia-requests <p></p><div>Peoria County Sheriff Mike McCoy says he wants to change how some inmates receive Freedom of Information Act requests. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:</div><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Alex Rusciano 14304 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County Sheriff talks on inmates’ FOIA requests Logan county bank official sentenced to prison http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/logan-county-bank-official-sentenced-prison <p>The former head of the Hartsburg State Bank in Logan County is going to prison for two and a half years. The U.S. Attorney&#39;s Office says a federal Judge in central Illinois has sentenced 66 year old Bryson Russell of Lincoln for embezzlement. Russell will also have to return more than $562,000 he stole by creating false loans and cashing a customer&#39;s certificate of deposit. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 04:40:27 +0000 Charlie Schlenker 12550 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Logan county bank official sentenced to prison Jesse Jackson Jr. asks to go to prison before wife http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/jesse-jackson-jr-asks-go-prison-wife <p></p><div>Ex-Congressman Jesse Jackson Junior is asking a judge to send him to prison before his wife. &nbsp;Both Jacksons are set to be sentenced next month for misusing $750,000 in campaign cash. &nbsp;IPR’s Alex Keefe reports:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 04:54:49 +0000 Alex Rusciano 7509 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Jesse Jackson Jr. asks to go to prison before wife