CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois maximum-security state prison is in lockdown because five inmates in one housing unit have developed chickenpox.
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QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A Quincy woman has been sentenced to two years in prison for locking her 5-year-old son in their basement.
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (AP) — A former St. Charles man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child.
PONTIAC, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are investigating as a homicide the death of an Illinois prison inmate.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A new report from a prison watchdog group has found that moving about 1,000 female inmates from a now-closed prison in Dwight into a prison in Lincoln has exacerbated overcrowding and failed to generate meaningful cost savings.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A Missouri man faces up to 15 years in federal prison after being convicted of sending threatening letters while he was a prison inmate.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A 71-year-old Rockford man has been sentenced to three years in prison for sexually abusing a child in 2007.
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago businessman convicted of killing his wife in 2010 has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A McLean County man has been sentenced to four years in federal prison for operating an unlicensed bitcoin exchange.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A 42-year-old South Elgin man has been sentenced to four years in prison for what prosecutors call a “road rage” shooting.