criminal http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria County administrator reflects on 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-administrator-reflects-2013 <p>Peoria County’s top administrator says 2013 was a year of accomplishment. &nbsp;Lori Curtis Luther says the County officially opened its new $45 million Heddington Oaks facility in West Peoria. &nbsp;She says the nursing home is a modern change from the former Bel-Wood building that lacked modern fire and safety protections:</p><p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:05:30 +0000 Alex Rusciano 16949 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County administrator reflects on 2013 IL criminal justice experts oppose mandatory minimum sentences for gun crimes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-criminal-justice-experts-oppose-mandatory-minimum-sentences-gun-crimes <p></p><div>30 criminal justice experts and practitioners in Illinois have signed onto a research memo opposing mandatory minimum sentences for gun crimes.&nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 01:49:37 +0000 Robert Wildeboer 13570 at http://peoriapublicradio.org IL criminal justice experts oppose mandatory minimum sentences for gun crimes