124 Illinois Prison Nurses Get Layoff NoticesIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration has told 124 prison nurses that their jobs are being privatized.
Man Sentenced for Wave of Strong Arm Robberies DowntownDuring Fall of 2015 people were on edge - someone was not just grabbing purses, but also knocking people down.
Lawmakers Question Response to Missouri Prisons ComplaintsMissouri lawmakers on Thursday questioned the timing of administrators' response to claims of widespread harassment in state prisons, an issue that's spurred outrage among some elected officials and led to a House review.
Judge: No Cameras in Court for Chicago-Area Beating CaseJudge says showing the four defendants in jail clothing could taint the pool of potential jurors.
Man Impersonates U.S. Marshal; Dupes Girlfriend Into Buying LamborghiniHis plot unraveled when one of his multiple girlfriends discovered suspicious paperwork.
Hastert to Assault Victim: Pay Back $1.7M in Hush MoneyThe 75-year-old is serving a 15-month sentence in federal prison for violating banking laws as he sought to silence the victim.
Blagojevich Doesn't Get Early Prison Release From ObamaA presidential commutation was one of Blagojevich's last chances to be released from prison early.
UPDATE: Jurors in Southern Illinois Find Man 'Sexually Dangerous'Lopes still faces three counts of grooming for allegedly handing out cards directing people to online videos of him promoting sexual relations with children in April 2016.
Man Believes He's Allowed to Have Sex With Children, in Court WednesdayJames Lopes' actions alarmed parents when he was found to be passing out cards to children in public that stated his view on sex between adults and minors.
Former Doctor Office Manager Sentenced for EmbezzlementJerry Akin,61, siphoned off nearly $370,000 from the unnamed business by using the company credit card for personal purchases.
Illinois Man Cleared in 1991 Rape After 25 Years in PrisonA state attorney says he does not intend to hold a retrial on the sexual assault charge, but does expect Illinois State Police to reopen the case.
US Attorney Callahan Creates 'Double Whammy' for Downtown Violent CrimesOne criminal to experience Richard Callahan's warning was Kilwa Jones, who received a 40-year state and 35-year federal sentence for a downtown shooting after a Cardinals game.