Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Four-Year Plan To Transform Illinois Juvenile Justice System“The 150-year-old punitive model simply doesn’t fulfill its mission,” Pritzker said.
Juveniles Serving Time Act Out Personal Stories In Storycatchers Theater Program Children serving time for their crimes at a juvenile prison in Warrenville are healing through singing and gaining acceptance through acting.
Quinn Gets Go-Ahead To Close Illinois PrisonsSeven Illinois correctional facilities, including the modern but hotly debated high-security Tamms prison, will close within weeks after action by a judge Wednesday, Gov. Pat Quinn said.
Preckwinkle Calls For Probe Of Teen's Death At Juvenile Detention CenterCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is calling for an independent investigation into the death of a 16-year-old boy at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center.