Inmates Will Soon Be Able To Vote From Jail“The people we register are awaiting trial and are innocent until proven guilty. They have every right to vote, and voting is the one of the best ways to participate in our democracy and be a part of the community. “
Unpaid Child Support Further Complicates R. Kelly's Legal TroublesThe R&B singer spent his second night behind bars after failing to come up with 10 percent of the $1 million bond set for him.
California To Become First State To Eliminate Bail For Suspects Awaiting TrialOther states including New Jersey, Alaska and New Mexico have overhauled their bail systems.
Body Scanner Helps Officers In LaPorte CountyTraining for deputies had barely been completed when the scanner caught an inmate trying to smuggle pills in her bra.
Preckwinkle Blames Dart For Jail Cell Rape, $3.25M SettlementIt happened last May at the Markham courthouse. A 52-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by two men, and sheriff's deputies allowed it to happen.
New Task Force Expected To Keep People From Ending Up Back In JailThe Chicago City Council is expected to move towards creation of a task force to keep people who are freed from jail or prison from ending up back behind bars.
Blagojevich Attorneys Ask For Another Appeals Court HearingA month after his 14-year prison sentence was affirmed, lawyers for Blagojevich asked for another hearing before the three-judge panel.
WATCH: Jail Inmates Attack Guards Before Reinforcements Storm 'Supermax' DivisionThe incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. in a housing tier of Division 9, a super maximum-security part of the jail.
VIDEO: Man Blamed In 11-Year-Old Girl's Shooting Death Attacked In JailProsecutors say Antwan Jones was shooting at rival gang members Saturday when he fatally wounded Takiya Holmes, who had been sitting in a van.
Detainee In Fox Lake Police Beating Video Says He Was Pressured To Sign Settlement With VillageThe man in surveillance video released by Fox Lake officials Friday talks with CBS 2's Dave Savini.
Fox Lake Suspends Detective, Two Officers In Wake Of Detainee BeatingVideo of the misconduct was expected to be released Friday.