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Tamms Prison

KMOX

First Group Of Prisoners Leave Tamms

Supermax prison to shut for good on January 4.

12/20/2012

KMOX

Report: Overtime Costs at Tamms Prison Skyrocket

The supermax prison is paying out hundreds of thousands of dollars in overtime to its security staff despite having more guards than inmates, according to a newspaper report.

12/03/2012

KMOX

Judge Extends Order Barring Illinois Prison Closures

Associate Circuit Judge Charles Cavaness issued the order from Alexander County, home of the Tamms Prison.

10/10/2012

Southern Illinois

There’s Little Love For State Government in Southern Illinois

SIU profesor John Jackson says anti-Chicago sentiment has grown in Southern Illinois over the last 10-15 years.

07/23/2012

KMOX

Another Ill Prison Up for Sale

Governor Quinn has now offered to sell Tamms Prison to the federal government.

07/11/2012