2 Girls Face Charges After Trespassing Joliet Prison, 1 Was Trapped InsideTwo teenage girls trespassed Monday inside the Joliet Correction Center, resulting in one being trapped inside a cell.
View: John Belushi Joliet Prison IDFor a short time, John Belushi was an employee of the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Officials Looking To Turn Joliet Prison Into Tourist AttractionThe next people inside the Joliet Prison may have to pay for the privilege, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Fire Destroys Warehouse At Shuttered Joliet PrisonJoliet firefighters put out a blaze early Thursday at the shuttered Joliet Correctional Center, made famous for being used in the movie “Blues Brothers” and the TV show “Prison Break.”
State: Joliet Prison Not An Option For Holding NATO ArresteesCook County Sheriff Tom Dart still has his eyes on Joliet as a possible place to house any arrestee overflow there might be later this month during the NATO summit.
Dart Suggests Using Old Joliet Prison For NATO ArrestsThe NATO summit is just weeks away and Chicago officials are figuring out how to handle the thousands of protestors expected to turn out for the meetings.