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A prison reform group called a strip search exercise at the Lincoln Correctional Center 'dehumanizing.' The courts had a different view.
LINCOLN — A criminal justice reform group is disappointed by a divided federal court ruling that says the constitutional rights of female prisoners weren't violated during a forced strip-search inspection at Lincoln Correctional Center eight years ago. The case has drawn national attention and could lead to proceedings before the U.S. Supreme Court.
LINCOLN — A criminal justice reform group is disappointed by a ruling that the constitutional rights of female inmates were not violated during a 2011 strip-search incident at Lincoln Correctional Center.
MATTOON — It has become a routine for Kaleb White, albeit a newer one, to take a trip to the gas station every few days to buy a pack of smokes.
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This certainly does not cover all of them, but here is a look back at some of the big names that have performed at Eastern Illinois University.
MATTOON — The simple act of driving through a sun-lit wheat field so a family could enjoy the beauty was something that inspired a lifetime of devotion and commitment to the community.
MATTOON -- Contractors began the demolition of the fire damaged Shores Jewelry building in downtown Mattoon on Tuesday by starting to remove the three layers of the front facade.