Both Mizanskey and his son were surprised the board turned a decision so quickly.
Governor Rauner wants to reduce the number of prisoners by 25 percent over the next decade.
The release of information from autopsy of a Chicago-area woman who died in a Texas jail has provided some answers in the case, with authorities saying she killed herself and had no injuries that were consistent with a homicide.
The sheriff resigned in May, and on the same day, plead guilty to federal embezzlement charges.
Don McGhee plead guilty in April 2015.
A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that a long-standing ban on all newspapers at one of the nation’s largest jails violates inmates’ right to free speech.
Somewhere out there are an admitted killer who crawled through a Texas prison’s ventilation ducts. A murderer who apparently escaped from an Indiana institution in a garbage truck.
Inmates who are veterans are separated from other inmates to receive counseling and legal assistance.
Jeff Mizanskey, who is serving life without parole for pot, sits down with KMOX News for his first interview since the governor commuted his sentence.
A federal lawsuit accused the city of St. Ann of often unconstitutionally jailing homeless persons.