Illinois Department of Corrections
Department of Corrections spokeswoman Stacey Solano says fire crews were called to the Hardin County Work Camp at about 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Governor Quinn cut $57-milliond from the Department of Corrections and facilities for the developmentally disabled and mentally ill.
It goes beyond conserving on lights and water.
John Maki,with the John Howard Association of Illinois, says Meritorious Good Time should be reinstated, because the result is overcrowded prisons.
Right now, theres 5.4 male guards to every one female.
“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.
Corey Fox is serving life sentence for Madison County killing
Convicted murderer did not ask to be housed outside of Illinois, report says.
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 […]