Category Archives: Dora Larson

Juvenile killers sentenced to life allowed re-sentencing

A Quad City mother is angry over the Illinois Supreme Court’s ruling calling for the re-sentencing of inmates now in prison for life for crimes they committed when they were juveniles. Continue reading

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House votes to treat most 17-year-old felons as juveniles

Illinois is raising its adult age for most criminals to 18 from 17. While I am mostly okay with this, while having mixed feelings, it does appear that the worst most violent felons can still be tried as adults at … Continue reading

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Local reaction to U.S. Supreme Court ruling on juvenile sentences

Henry County State’s Attorney Terry Patton and mother Dora Larson share their thoughts on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Monday that juveniles cannot be sentenced to life in prison without parole. Continue reading

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QC woman helped fight for IL Murder Registry

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Dora Larson joins National Association of Professional Women

Connecting Mentors and Mentees Across the US An organization helping women advance has invited SHS Executive Director Dora Larson to join the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) which provides a forum for networking, education and the exchanging of ideas. … Continue reading

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House of Reps want online registry for convicted murderers

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Legislative Update

The SHS Support for Homicide Survivors has given support to the 2011 legislative session. Please contact your local legislators to support or contact SHS for additional information. SB2151 – CRIM CD-JUVENILE DELINQUENT Senate Sponsor: Sen. John J. Millner Synopsis As … Continue reading

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A Parent’s Story – by Vicki Crompton-Tetter

Jenny. An ordinary kid, from an ordinary family. Yet an extraordinary event changed our lives completely, and forever. Mark. He appeared on our doorstep on evening in October 1985. With a charming smile he asked, “Is Jenny home””. My first … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Executive Director

The first thing I want to do as Ex. Dir. of SHS is to thank everyone for their support for SHS, Terry Mayborne and me. The idea to start a new organization at my age entered into my thoughts, but … Continue reading

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Times Up Crime Victims Blog talks about SHS

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