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Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 12:34 PM
By Phil Rogers

Judge Orders Farnham To Stay Inside Home, Off Patio

Former State Representative Keith Farnham, who faces federal child pornography charges, was told by a federal magistrate today he must stay off his own patio. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 at 7:24 PM
By Staff Report

Former State Rep. Confined to Home in Child Porn Case

A former Illinois state representative charged with possession of child pornography was released on $4,500 bond Wednesday but ordered confined to his home pending a trial. Read »

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