State Moves To Keep Mooseheart Molester In PrisonA former Mooseheart employee who has spent two decades in prison for sexually assaulting young boys will not be released from custody this week as expected.
Woman Arrested 396 Times Seeks New Start After Release From PrisonShermain Miles read her Bible on the train, ignoring the wind’s destruction outside as she returned to Chicago on Monday and prepared to pick up the pieces of her own shattered life.
'Kid Cop' Sentenced To Prison For Again Impersonating OfficerVincent Richardson pleaded guilty Thursday to false impersonation of a peace officer and Judge Lauren Gottainer Edidin sentenced him to 18 months in prison and issued a $454 fine.
Feds: Jackson Jr. Now In CustodyA day after he apparently was turned away from a federal prison in North Carolina, former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has been allowed to surrender to federal custody three days early to begin serving his 30-month sentence.
Jacksons To Sell D.C. Home To Help Pay Fine; Asset Auction CanceledFormer congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will serve his prison sentence at a facility in North Carolina and has already paid a significant portion of his $750,000 fine.
Inmate Dies In Prison After Decades-Long Fight For ExonerationJustice will never come for a 53-year-old inmate who was fighting for a new trial as his life ended today behind bars.
Quinn Says Rules Followed In Early Release Of Man Now Accused Of MurderGovernor Quinn is commenting on the early release of a prison inmate who is now accused of murder, calling it "a tragic matter."
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.