Juvenile Detention Center

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.


Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle

Preckwinkle Calls For Probe Of Teen’s Death At Juvenile Detention Center

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is calling for an independent investigation into the death of a 16-year-old boy at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Confirms Need For Major Cuts, Possible Layoffs

Thousands of state employees could be facing the prospect of layoffs as Gov. Pat Quinn seeks to make “reductions” to deal with a massive budget deficit.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2011