Thomson Federal Prison Could Get Inmates in mid-March
THOMSON, Ill. (AP) — Thomson Correctional Center in northwest Illinois could see inmates move in next month as hiring ramps up for the federal prison.
The (Dixon) Telegraph reports hiring is being done in phases, with 300 employees coming in during the first round...
Dixon Correctional Center Warden Retires Amid Investigation
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Department of Corrections officials say there's no need to review rules about prison administrators' contact with ex-convicts after a sex offender was found living with a prison warden.
Twenty-nine-year Corrections veteran Nedra Chandler resigned Tues…
Illinois Ex-Gov. Ryan Ends Post-Prison Supervision
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. George Ryan has finished a year of supervision following his release from home confinement last summer after a prison sentence for corruption convictions.
Ryan was released from prison in January 2013 and was confined at home until last July...
Winnebago County Joins Redeploy Illinois Program
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network
The state has kept kids out of prison by keeping them out of prison.
An analysis by the Illinois Department of Human Services finds that the Redeploy Illinois program, under which juveniles who commit low-level crimes receive counseling in their communities, plus…