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.

12/27/2013

Antonio Allison (Photo From Cook County Sheriff)

Inmate Stabbed 14 Times, Says Guards Watched

Inmate claims he was stabbed 14 times while in custody.

10/26/2010