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Prison fence

Quinn Gets Go-Ahead To Close Illinois Prisons

Seven Illinois correctional facilities, including the modern but hotly debated high-security Tamms prison, will close within weeks after action by a judge Wednesday, Gov. Pat Quinn said.

12/19/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn discusses pension and Medicaid reform efforts during an interview with CBS 2 on May 8, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Dwight Village President: Quinn’s Plan To Close Prisons Is A Bargaining Ploy

Angry reaction is erupting from Gov. Pat Quinn’s order to close down several Illinois prisons, including the women’s correctional center in Dwight.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

Railroad Crossing

Work Begins On High-Speed Rail To St. Louis

A new season of re-construction begins Saturday on the rail line between Chicago and St. Louis that Amtrak is transforming into a 110-mile-an-hour corridor.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2011