St. Clair County State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly announces a $1.95 million grant to combat sex crimes and domestic violence in St. Clair County. News-Democrat reporters found 70 percent of the sexual felonies in Southern Illinois were never prosecuted. The failure rate was 82 percent in St. Clair County. Kelly is part of a statewide task force to correct that across Illinois.
St. Clair County State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly announces a $1.95 million grant to combat sex crimes and domestic violence in St. Clair County. News-Democrat reporters found 70 percent of the sexual felonies in Southern Illinois were never prosecuted. The failure rate was 82 percent in St. Clair County. Kelly is part of a statewide task force to correct that across Illinois. Derik Holtmann dholtmann@bnd.com
St. Clair County State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly announces a $1.95 million grant to combat sex crimes and domestic violence in St. Clair County. News-Democrat reporters found 70 percent of the sexual felonies in Southern Illinois were never prosecuted. The failure rate was 82 percent in St. Clair County. Kelly is part of a statewide task force to correct that across Illinois. Derik Holtmann dholtmann@bnd.com

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