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The federal Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ex-Jail Guard Gets 2 Years For Smuggling Food, Cigarettes Into MCC

With 16 years service as jail guard at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, Tony Henderson knew better than most what life behind bars looks like. Now, he’s going to get a fresh perspective — as an inmate of federal prison.

10/08/2013

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Indiana Inmate Charged With Running 2nd Drug Ring From Prison

Authorities in Indiana have busted a prison inmate for a second time for allegedly running a drug ring from his cell.

03/27/2013

Lake County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Bell and canine officer "Conan" search inmate beds during a shakedown at the Lake County Jail on May 24, 2012. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Surprise Shakedown At Lake County Jail Finds No Contraband

Inmates at the Lake County Jail were having coffee Thursday morning when officers with dogs stormed in.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012