Jesse Jackson Jr. Lists Prison PreferencesWhen Jesse Jackson Jr. is sentenced on Wednesday, his lawyers plan to ask the judge to recommend that he serve his time near Washington D.C. so he can be near his kids and his wife.
Lake County Jail Inmates Now Have Unlimited Virtual Home VisitsHome visits for inmates? That’s right, in Lake County, IL. Home visits, with a caveat, via the Internet.
Feds: We Can Treat Jackson Jr. Behind BarsFederal prosecutors are challenging the contention by defense attorneys that Jesse Jackson Jr. should spend less time in prison because a lengthy sentence would cause his fragile mental health to deteriorate.
Man Gets 50 Years In Prison For Killing Man He Pimped To His Pregnant Wife Timothy Smith tearfully apologized Thursday for pimping his pregnant wife and for gunning down an unarmed man who came to their McHenry County home seeking sex.
Crundwell Moved To Chicago Jail Before Prison AssignmentA former northern Illinois comptroller sentenced this year for stealing nearly $54 million from her community has been transferred to a federal jail in downtown Chicago.
Indiana Inmate Charged With Running 2nd Drug Ring From PrisonAuthorities in Indiana have busted a prison inmate for a second time for allegedly running a drug ring from his cell.
Patti Blagojevich: Rod's Year In Prison Has Left 'Aching Hole In Our Lives'Patti Blagojevich marked the first year of her husband Rod Blagojevich's first year in prison by posting a message to the former governor's supporters on her Facebook page.
Blagojevich Approaches First Year Behind BarsAt last report from his attorneys, Blagojevich was about to begin working in the prison library last November, after starting out washing dishes like any other new inmate.
Drew Peterson Transferred To State Prison In Southern IllinoisThe Illinois Department of Corrections confirms Peterson, 59, arrived Thursday at Menard Correctional Center near Chester, Ill.
Mom Released From Prison After Appeals Court Tosses ConvictionA Chicago woman was back with her family on Monday after seven years behind bars, now that her conviction has been overturned.
Drew Peterson Moved To State Prison In Pontiac To Begin SentenceLess than a day after declaring his innocence at the top of his lungs during his sentencing hearing, former Bolingbrook cop Drew Peterson was transferred from the Will County Jail to a state prison in Pontiac to begin serving his 38-year sentence for murder.
Man Who Stole Car Using BB Gun Gets 12 YearsA man who used a BB gun to steal a restaurant employee’s car last summer in southwest suburban Orland Park has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Jackson Jr. Has Signed 'Blind Plea' Deal With FedsFormer Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has signed a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a deal which calls for him to plead guilty to misuse of campaign funds and let a federal judge determine whether he serves any time in prison, CBS 2 has learned.
Walter's Perspective: Leave George Ryan BeCBS 2's Walter Jacobson takes a poll of commuters about the former governor of Illinois.
Former George Ryan Aide Wants To Have Lunch With Ex-Gov As he prepares to leave prison tomorrow for a Chicago halfway house, former Governor George Ryan is getting some unsolicited advice from a man who was once one of his top advisers.