3 Illinois Department Of Corrections Employees Charged With BatteryThree Illinois Department of Corrections employees were charged with official misconduct and battery, according to Illinois State Police.
Illinois Officials Agree To Settle Prison Health LawsuitA court-appointed expert would guide the overhaul of health care for Illinois prison inmates in a proposed federal consent decree filed Thursday.
Mandatory Prison Sentence for Carpentersville Man Guilty Of Sexually Assaulting ChildAccording to officials, Martinez faces a sentence between 6 and 60 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Report: Mold 'Rampant' At Former Southern Illinois PrisonThe former "supermax" prison remains vacant. Corrections Department spokeswoman Lindsey Hess says there are no plans to sell or renovate it.
Prison Inmate Death After Run-In With Staff Ruled HomicideThe 65-year-old Earvin sustained 15 rib fractures and two dozen or more abrasions, hemorrhages and lacerations. Surgery to remove a portion of his bowel appears to have followed the injury, the report says.
Man Who Spent 20 Years In Solitary Confinement Vows To Be Voice For Inmates“You know once you get a purpose in life, you become more driven, you become more focused, you become more goal-oriented.”
Elgin Gang Member Sentenced 12 Years For 2014 Sex Assault A third Elgin street gang member was sentenced to 12 years in prison for his role in the sexual assault of a woman that was barely conscious, according to the Kane County State's Attorney's Office. 
Aurora Man Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 4 Kids For More Than A DecadeA former Aurora man agreed to a 16-year prison sentence in exchange for a guilty plea to criminal sexual assault, according to the Kane County State's Attorney's Office. 
Elgin Heroin Dealer Sentenced To 18 Years In PrisonIn Elgin man will spend the next 18 years in prison after selling illegal drugs to an undercover police officer multiple times.
Chicago Drug Dealer Sentenced To 10 Years For Selling Deadly Fentanyl-Laced HeroinA drug dealer on Chicago's north side has been sentenced to ten years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for selling fentanyl-laced heroin to a Kaneville Township man, who died after ingesting it.
2 Investigators: Criminals Are Hacking Electronic Monitoring SystemsElectronic ankle monitoring bracelets keep criminals under close watch, but CBS 2 investigators found many criminals discovered a way to beat the system.