Study: Illinois Women's Prison Treats Inmates Too HarshlyInmates at Illinois' major women's prison have been called "crazy" and "worthless" by corrections officers, are sometimes placed in an unpadded open-bar "crisis cage" and receive harsher discipline than men for similar offenses, a study released Friday says.
Dwight Village President: Quinn's Plan To Close Prisons Is A Bargaining PloyAngry reaction is erupting from Gov. Pat Quinn's order to close down several Illinois prisons, including the women's correctional center in Dwight.

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