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.
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.