Coronavirus In Illinois: 937 New COVID-19 Cases, 26 More Deaths; State Working To Contain Prison OutbreakIllinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said Illinois now has a total of 5,994 cases, including 99 deaths, in 54 counties.
Illinois Inmates Sue Over Suspension Of Prison Debate ClassSeveral inmates have sued the Illinois Department of Corrections over the suspension of a Stateville Correctional Center debate class.
Man Freed After 20 Years In Prison For Double MurderA man who spent more than 20 years in prison for ordering a hit on a van that killed two teenaged girls in 1995 was released from Stateville Correctional Center today.
Stateville Inmate Dies At Chicago HospitalA Stateville Correctional Center inmate died Sunday afternoon at a Chicago hospital.
Autopsy: Inmate Overdosed On Bus To StatevilleClifford V. Nelson, 49, was being transferred from the Cook County Jail and was found unresponsive on the bus about 9:50 a.m. Feb. 27 at Stateville in Crest Hill, according to the Will County coroner’s office.
Coroner: No Foul Play Suspected After Inmate Dies On Bus To StatevilleClifford V. Nelson, 49, was being transferred from the Cook County Jail and was found unresponsive on the bus about 9:50 a.m. at Stateville in Crest Hill, according to the Will County coroner’s office.
Chicago Man Freed From Prison After Serving 14 Years For Crime He Didn't CommitNorman McIntosh says his first priority is reconnecting with his family.
Prison Inmate Diagnosed With Legionnaire's DiseaseThe Illinois Department of Corrections said an inmate at Stateville Correctional Center, located in Crest Hill, has been transferred to an outside hospital for treatment of Legionnaire's Disease.
Stateville Inmate Convicted Of Murder Dies In CustodyDerrick Steele had been serving a 70-year sentence at Stateville after being convicted of murder and attempted armed robbery in 1998.
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.
Killing Cellmate Gets Man Second Life SentenceA Chicago man earned his second life prison sentence Wednesday, pleading guilty in front of a Will County judge to the first-degree murder of his prison cell mate.
Woman Booked For Smuggling Gun In 'Intimate Area'A woman is charged with trying to smuggle a gun into Stateville prison in Joliet by placing it in what authorities have euphemistically called her “intimate area.”