DWIGHT, Ill. (AP) — One year after it closed, the future of the former Dwight Correctional Center remains uncertain.
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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.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A 60-year prison sentence has been handed a central Illinois man found guilty of first-degree murder charge for a 2013 shooting that killed a Peoria man.
FULTON, Ill. (AP) — The federal Bureau of Prisons has yet to begin large-scale hiring for jobs at the Thomson Correctional Center in northwestern Illinois, but when it does, applicants will face an intensive hiring process.