Teen Escapes Juvenile Detention Facility In St. CharlesDenzell Walker escaped the medium-security Illinois Youth Center, at 3825 Campton Hills Dr., around 10 p.m., according to the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice.
Prosecutors: Youth Center Worker Had Sex With DetaineeA west suburban woman had three sexual encounters with a male juvenile who was in custody at the Illinois Youth Center where she worked as a contractor, the Beacon-News is reporting.
Quinn Gets Go-Ahead To Close Illinois PrisonsSeven 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.
Panel Votes Against Governor's Plan To Close 4 State FacilitiesIt’s only a recommendation, but a legislative panel says four state facilities targeted by the governor for closure should stay open.