Illinois Department Of Corrections
SPRINGFIELD | State prison officials are predicting more problems at the embattled Illinois Department of Corrections if lawmakers don’t give them more money to operate in coming weeks.
SPRINGFIELD | Another inmate death is under investigation at the Menard Correctional Center.
SPRINGFIELD | A 34-year-old southern Illinois man last week became the first Illinois prison inmate sent home on parole under a revamped early release program.
SPRINGFIELD | More than six months have passed since Gov. Pat Quinn approved legislation designed to ease overcrowding within the state’s bursting-at-the-seams prison system.
SPRINGFIELD | Prison closures planned by Gov. Pat Quinn could "make the prisons that remain more dangerous," a southern Illinois judge declared Tuesday in prohibiting shutdowns until the administration answers state workers' concerns.
SPRINGFIELD | Some of Illinois’ most notorious criminals could be shipped to other states as part of Gov. Pat Quinn’s push to close prisons in Tamms and Dwight.
The former site of a state adult transitional housing center in Dixmoor is heading to auction.
SPRINGFIELD |The weekend dining schedule is about to change for thousands of Illinois prison inmates.
SPRINGFIELD | Against the backdrop of a rise in inmate grievances at the state's lone maximum-security prison for women, Illinois officials say they are investigating ways to boost the number of female prison guards.
SPRINGFIELD | A paperwork glitch almost made the holidays a little bleaker for inmates and employees at one Illinois prison.
Eric Caine, who has for years claimed he was tortured by Chicago police into confessing to a double murder, has been ordered released from prison.
SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn has removed a member of the state's parole review board who has been unable to work for more than a year because of illness.
SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn appeared to be taking steps Friday to remove a member of the state's parole review board who has been unable to work for more than a year because of illness.
SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn says he will decide soon what to do with a member of the state's prisoner review board who hasn't worked in over a year because of illness.
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