A special prosecutor has been assigned to an investigation involving a Madison County employee. The investigation first came to light about a week ago, but details of the alleged wrongdoing have not been confirmed by any official sources.
Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons’ office filed a motion with the Third Judicial Circuit for appointment of a special prosecutor, due to the potential for a conflict. Associate Judge Randall Kelley will be the presiding judge in the case, and it will be administered by Chief Judge John Baricevic,
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