Prison Mental Health Center Groundbreaking Set For MondayThe $150 million center will be 180,000 square feet (16,700 square meters) and serve both men and women. It will employ more than 400 people including physicians, nurse practitioners, psychologists and correctional treatment officers.
Glen Ellyn Man Who Supplied Fatal Heroin Dose Sentenced To PrisonA Glen Ellyn man who pleaded guilty to supplying a fatal dose of heroin to someone he knew in 2017 has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. 
Bill Cosby Moved To General Unit At Pennsylvania PrisonA jury last year convicted Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home in 2004. He is appealing the conviction.
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.
Cape-Wearing Lawyer Pleads Guilty To TheftCalling himself "Excuseman," he skewered people who "mess up and don't fess up."
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.
Leader In Illinois Tax Fraud Scheme Sentenced To Over Eight YearsThe U.S. attorney's office in Springfield said 44-year-old Clifton "Ty" Robinson was sentenced for fraud and aggravated identity theft convictions.
NSA Leaker Reality Winner Sentenced To 63 Months In PrisonWinner initially faced 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, but accepted a plea deal.
7 Inmates Dead, 17 Injured In South Carolina Prison FightingSeven inmates have been killed and at least 17 others seriously injured amid fighting between prisoners inside a maximum security prison in South Carolina.
A Chicago Man Looks For A Second ChanceA Chicago man just released from prison says people need to be more empathetic to people who need second chances.
Vacant Joliet Prison Catches Fire For Second Time This YearA fire broke out Monday morning at the vacant southwest suburban prison where the movie “The Blues Brothers” was filmed, the second time this year that a blaze was reported at the building.