Illinois Department of Corrections

Work Camp

Fire Knocks Out Kitchen At Illinois Prison Work Camp

Department of Corrections spokeswoman Stacey Solano says fire crews were called to the Hardin County Work Camp at about 8 p.m. Wednesday.

10/25/2012

Illinois Capitol 3, Getty Images, photo by Joe Scherschel

Governor Signs Illinois’ Nearly $34-Billion Budget

Governor Quinn cut $57-milliond from the Department of Corrections and facilities for the developmentally disabled and mentally ill.

07/02/2012

prison garden

Illinois Department of Corrections Goes Green

It goes beyond conserving on lights and water.

06/13/2012

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A New Push for Get Out of Jail Early

John Maki,with the John Howard Association of Illinois, says Meritorious Good Time should be reinstated, because the result is overcrowded prisons.

04/11/2012

(Getty/Daniel Berehulak)

Illinois Seeks More Female Prison Guards

Right now, theres 5.4 male guards to every one female.

01/29/2012

Prison, Photo by Evening Standard -Getty Images)

Illinois Prisoners Pay More for Health Care

“Convicted felons are folks who have broken our laws,” State Representative Emily McAsey says. “I don’t think it’s unreasonable to have a reasonable copay for non-emergency medical services.

01/03/2012

Prison

Prison Sketch Lands Ill. Inmate In Trouble

Corey Fox is serving life sentence for Madison County killing

11/20/2011

Coleman and Family

Chris Coleman’s On The Move

Convicted murderer did not ask to be housed outside of Illinois, report says.

06/18/2011

JAIL CELL

Illinois Lawmakers Demanding Guidelines on Parole Violations

SPRINGFIELD, IL (KMOX) The Illinois Senate has voted to demand guidelines on which parole violations require sending inmates back to prison after they have been released early. Senators also are ordering the Illinois Department of Corrections […]

04/14/2011

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