The sheriff's department gave Patch the list of Peterson's visitors. Who's been dropping by the jail to see the accused wife killer? Not his mom.
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Kane and DuPage chairmen tout proposal to close DuPage's juvenile detention facility and send inmates to Kane.
DuPage County could save $1 million per year by closing its juvenile jail and transferring inmates to Kane County’s regional detention center, County Board Chairman Dan Cronin asserted Wednesday. Cronin and Kane County Board Chairman Karen McConnaughay announced a proposal Wednesday that would add DuPage County’s juvenile detention program to Kane’s facility, which already houses juvenile offenders from Kane, DeKalb, Kendall and McHenry counties. Neither county board expects to vote on the proposal before Dec. 1, Cronin said. Both detention centers are under-used: DuPage holds an average of 23 inmates in a 60-bed facility, and Kane holds about 48 inmates in an 80-bed facility. Combining the programs would reduce overhead and lower the cost…