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Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

John Milhiser and Adam Ghrist
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Andre Hursey is keenly aware that his life could have taken the same negative turn that short-circuited the lives of many of his peers.

Andrew Held
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When gunfire erupts in Bloomington-Normal, odds are good that Andrew Held will receive a call to help with the aftermath.

The McLean County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council will expand its focus to include youth at risk for criminal activity and those who have been involved in violence, Judge Mark Fellheimer told the council Friday.

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
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Months after McLean County opened a $40 million jail expansion, the county is still having to send some inmates to other counties, though jail officials say that should be temporary.

Frank Beck speaks
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Less than 48 hours after the latest fatal shooting in Bloomington, leaders of the county’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council signaled Thursday that reducing gun violence will become one of their priorities.