Willowbrook Man Sentenced To 21 Years For Robbing Gas Station At GunpointA Willowbrook man has pleaded guilty to robbing a Shell gas station at gunpoint last year, according to the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office.
Illinois Transgender Woman Sues To Move To Women's PrisonDeon "Strawberry" Hampton's attorney says abuse has continued regardless of where her client has been sent.
Parolee Caught After Escaping IL Department Of Corrections AgentsThe hunt is over for an escaped parolee. Alshaund Scarbough was caught just before noon Wednesday in Chicago.
Parolee Escapes From IL Department Of Corrections AgentsA search is underway for a parolee who broke free from Illinois Department of Corrections agents.
FBI Investigating Death Of Illinois Prison InmateThe FBI is investigating the death of an Illinois prison inmate.
Aurora Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Cocaine PossessionAn Aurora man has been sentenced to 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for possessing a large amount of cocaine with the intent to deliver, according to the Kane County State's Attorney's Office.
Aurora Man Sentenced To 48 Years For Home Invasion, Attempted MurderAn Aurora man who tried to kill a man after breaking into the man's home will spend the next 48 years in prison, according to the Kane County State's Attorney's Office.
Police Search For Parolee Who Attacked Illinois Department of Corrections Employee And RanAuthorities are searching for a parolee who overpowered a guard and escaped on Chicago's Southeast Side.
“Life-Skills” Re-Entry Center Opens For Ex-Offenders Illinois officials have re-opened a former youth detention site as a center to help offenders learn life skills after they are released.
Transgender Inmate Seeks Emergency Order Of ProtectionStrawberry Hampton "is seeking immediate action to protect her from ongoing harassment at the hands of IDOC guards."
Publisher Files Censorship Suit Against Illinois Dept. Of CorrectionsA non-profit agency that publishes books and newsletters for prison inmates is suing the Illinois Department of Corrections over alleged censorship.
State To Open Mental Health Facility For Inmates In JolietDr. Melvin Hinton said the new residential treatment unit (RTU) will provide expanded levels of care to inmates who most need them.