Illinois Seeks to Limit Use of Solitary ConfinementAs many as 82,000 inmates are in solitary on any given day, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Judge Rules Missouri Must Name Source of Execution Drug A Missouri judge has ruled that the state must reveal the source of the drug it uses to execute prisoners, finding that the state's Department of Corrections ``knowingly violated'' Missouri's open records law.
Illinois Governor, Lawmakers Propose Criminal Justice ReformsThree bills aim to reduce the number of offenders who end up back in jail. Rauner says the state needs to focus on rehabilitation.
UPDATE: Southern Illinois Escaped Cons Back in CustodyThe two men escaped from the Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program on Sunday.
Mizanskey Officially Paroled From Pot-Related Life SentenceBoth Mizanskey and his son were surprised the board turned a decision so quickly.
DOC Considers Mizanskey's Release From Life Sentence for PotHe's been in jail since 1993 after his third strike for possession of marijuana, he may get a chance at parole now.
Judge: Missouri Broke Law Keeping Execution Supplier SecretNational news organizations are suing the state because the Department of Corrections withheld public information.
Lawsuit Filed Against Missouri for Lethal Injection ProtocolA group of Missouri taxpayers and former lawmakers has sued the state Department of Corrections over lethal injection policies used for executions.
On the Same Day of his Death, Schweich's Office Released an AuditAudit of the State Department of Corrections gave it a 'good' rating
Petition Claims Mo. Corrections Officials LiedAttorneys for a condemned Missouri inmate have asked a federal court to spare his life, claiming two top officials with the Department of Corrections lied under oath about use of the sedative midazolam in executions.
Mo. Society of Anesthesiologists Opposes Use of Propofol in ExecutionsThe European Union has strict regulations on the sedative drug propofol which could lead to the drug being unavailable to patients on a day-to-day basis if used in Missouri executions.
Mo. Bill Would Let Kids See Jailed Parents MoreTwo Missouri men's prisons and two women's prisons would be selected for the program's trial.