SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Products made by Illinois prison inmates will be demonstrated and displayed in Springfield starting Wednesday.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Department of Corrections officials are retesting emergency power equipment at the state’s correctional facilities to ensure they are adequately prepared for emergencies.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Corrections has paid over $60 million in overtime costs for the second year in a row.
CHICAGO (AP) — A group of legislators is looking for new ways to address crime in Illinois communities and overcrowding in the state’s prisons and jails.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois prisons will be closed to visitors for one day next week to allow officials to upgrade an outdated and cumbersome computer system.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Human Services says a program concentrating on rehabilitating delinquent youth saved the state $60 million in incarceration costs last year.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Illinois prison officials will be using an effective, but costly, new drug to treat inmates with hepatitis C. But they aren’t sure of the total cost.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Legislation working its way through the Illinois House would allow some prison inmates over the age of 50 to be released early.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The $60 million price tag for 2013 overtime filed for employees of Illinois’ prison system is drawing scrutiny.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — When it comes to the state’s prisons, Republican candidates for governor agree they’re overcrowded. But none has a clear, short-term solution.