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Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:01 am

Lawmakers to reconsider criminal sentencing

People convicted of low-level crimes in Illinois could soon see less time behind bars, but that doesn’t mean Illinois is going soft on crime.State lawmakers during the spring legislative session app...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 06:10 pm

IDOC adopts reformed program to lower prison population

Certain Illinois inmates have started to receive early release credits under administrative rules adopted this month by the Illinois Department of Corrections. The move follows a state law passed last...
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 11:48 am

Sangamon County jail death highlights grisly record of Dr. Stephen Cullinan

Sangamon County taxpayers will pay the family of a deceased inmate $60,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of Maurice Burris, who died a horrific death in 2007 due to a perforated ulcer that w...

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