01, Oct 2014 - Adams, IL Potential Applicants Attend Thomson Prison Job Fair
Hundreds of job-seekers walked into Thomson Prison on Tuesday, with more than 1,000 jobs reportedly up for grabs.The Federal Bureau of Prisons is holding a job fair through Thursday of this week to give applicants information on jobs and job requirements.Along Illinois Route 84, just north of Thomson, job-seekers like Kayla Horton and Jennifer Smith have a thousand reasons to be hopeful.“I ...
01, Oct 2014 - Adams, IL Dixon Prison Warden Retires Amid IL-DOC Investigation
The Dixon Correctional Center warden Nedra Chandler retired today amid an Illinois Department of Corrections investigation. The investigation into Chandler came after a man who had been living with her was arrested on charges for child pornography.
01, Apr 2014 - Adams, IL Vietnam sends blogger to prison for critical posts - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - A Vietnamese court on Wednesday sentenced a dissident blogger to 15 months in prison for posting online criticism of the government, the latest case in an intensifying crackdown against dissent in the one-party communist country.