Illinois Senator wants a more improved penalty for drugs.
A new “warrant forgiveness” program allows people to clear a warrant without immediately going to jail.
One of her first graders racked up nearly 90 unexcused absences during the 2012-2013 school year.
So far White County and Saline County are letting inmates use the nicotine-infused vapor inhalers.
Elvis Howard and Dexter Brinson are expected to plead guilty to charges they took one inmate out of his cell and put him in a different cell.
The American Civil Liberties Union alleges that Morgan County officials are violating people’s constitutional rights by confiscating mail sent to jail detainees.
A Madison County judge on Wednesday imposed the prison term prosecutors had sought for 20-year-old Chelsea Stewart.
Correctional workers found a 55-year-old inmate for Maryville, Illinois hanging in his jail cell Thursday morning from his underwear.
The measure endorsed today would also divert a person’s lottery prizes and income tax refunds to pay for jail debts.
A newly married couple is in jail after reportedly driving a teenager across state lines for the sake of having sex with her.