Statesville Prison

Prison fence

State Prison Intake Center Is Focus Of Crowding Dispute

Inside 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.


Antonio Allison (Photo From Cook County Sheriff)

Inmate Stabbed 14 Times, Says Guards Watched

Inmate claims he was stabbed 14 times while in custody.