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McLean County Jail
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McLean County Sheriff Jon Sandage said the jail expansion became fully operational earlier this month as staff and inmates have been moving into the new space.

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McLean County Sheriff Jon Sandage said Monday that legislators missed the mark on the proposed legislation to legalize recreational cannabis.

McLean County Jail
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McLean County officials cut the ribbon Tuesday on a nearly $40 million jail expansion.

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Medical professionals in Illinois now have to undergo training on how to safely prescribe opioids.

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The McLean County Sheriff’s Department rolled out a new program Wednesday to tackle the county's opioid epidemic that's taken 78 lives since 2015.

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McLean County Sheriff Jon Sandage said Thursday he’s asked the U.S. Marshals to review courthouse security after a defendant snuck a knife into the building and stabbed himself after being convicted of a sex crime. 

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Two suspects in the Funks Grove slaying remained jailed Sunday as authorities again raised the possibility of more arrests and the victim’s daughter—now charged with murder—came into sharper focus.

Leo's Lady tattoo
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McLean County authorities are seeking the public’s help identifying the woman whose body was found Sunday near a nature trail northeast of McLean.

Police cars in the forest
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Authorities are investigating after a woman's body was found Sunday night by two people walking a nature trail northeast of McLean. Police called her death "suspicious."