EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — One of two men accused of killing a southwestern Illinois woman and dismembering her body has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 65 years in prison.
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ELGIN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in the Chicago suburb of Elgin are searching for a prisoner who escaped while he was being transported from a mental health facility to a courthouse.
DWIGHT, Ill. (AP) — One year after it closed, the future of the former Dwight Correctional Center remains uncertain.
VIENNA, Ill. (AP) — A union official says an inmate attacked a southern Illinois prison guard, who suffered a broken jaw and needed a dozen stitches.
ELGIN, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois appellate court upheld a 10-year contempt of court sentence handed an Elgin man who refused to testify about a 2009 murder after striking a deal with prosecutors.
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago says a 74-year-old who gained notoriety for robbing a bank so he could return to prison must serve an extra six months behind bars.
PONTIAC, Ill. (AP) — Control of the now-closed state prison near the central Illinois community of Dwight will be transferred from the Department of Corrections to another state agency.
CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors want a 74-year-old who robbed a suburban Chicago bank so he could return to prison to receive extra prison time for a parole violation.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for causing a 2012 wreck that killed a highway construction worker and injured three others.