Thomson Prison

Fear Of Guantanamo Inmates Coming Inland Holds Up Thomson Prison Sale

Fear over Guantanamo inmates coming inland is holding up the sale of the state prison at Thomson.


Asian Carp

Plant Turns Asian Carp Into Fillets, Fertilizer

Workers along the Illinois River have found a new use for the invasive Asian carp.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Thomson Prison

State Lawmakers: Thomson Prison Will Be Sold To Federal Gov’t

Several state lawmakers have confirmed what the governor’s office and federal officials will not – the State of Illinois will sell the Thomson Correctional Center to the federal government.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011