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Man on parole arrested after undercover officers spot him conducting drug deal in McHenry County

Officers conducting surveillance on a felon, who was on parole, arrested the man after spotting him committing a drug deal in McHenry County, prosecutors said. Cameron J. Ratcliff, 39, of the 1300 block of 7th Street in Harvard, was charged with possession of 100-400 grams of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of 100-400 grams […]

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‘The administration is placing criminals above victims’: New measure would make changes to Illinois Prisoner Review Board

(The Center Square) – A state lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that he says would better support crime victims by revamping the Illinois Prisoner Review Board, which grants and denies parole to inmates. House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, plans to file legislation that would make changes to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board. “We […]