State Prison Intake Center Is Focus Of Crowding DisputeInside what could be Illinois' most important correctional facility -- its main inmate intake center -- hundreds of newly convicted prisoners are sleeping in a gym, a health care unit, converted common spaces and "staging areas" next to bus garages after they arrive from county jails.
Cook County Medical Examiner To Retire At End Of JulyAfter months of investigations into an overcrowding scandal at the Cook County morgue, the office is undergoing a major shakeup.