A Host Of Celebrities Speak Out On Criminal Justice ReformCommon, a Grammy, Oscar and Emmy winner born in Hyde Park, was touched in particular by the cause through his work on the 2014 film "Selma," the story of the 1965 voting rights marches in Alabama. The "Glory" rapper has performed at numerous concerts inside California prisons and is a frequent visitor to the men of one in Los Angeles County where all are serving life sentences.
Trump Tweets Photo Of Him And Kim Kardashian West In The Oval OfficeReality TV personality Kim Kardashian West met with President Trump at the White House Wednesday about sentencing and prison reform, Mr. Trump confirmed in a tweet Wednesday night.
Rauner Teams Up With Dems For Prison-Reform Measure, But Budget Deal ElusiveThe governor signed a law providing state IDs for inmates as they leave prison, to ease their transition to life on the outside. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports.
Durbin: Progress Being Made On Prison Reform Senator Dick Durbin has told a criminal justice forum that there's progress being made on prison reform, mainly because inaction is costing federal and state governments a fortune, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.