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Prison News | Illinois

Recent events, organized by category (below) or region/state (right), concerning the corrections industry in Illinois. Comments, suggestions and contributions (below) appreciated.


Education & Rehabilitation

  • Ex-offenders get help to make most of their freedom
    Up to 500 people on parole or probation are expected to attend the Summit of Hope, where state and social service agencies and employers will try to link up those who’ve had scrapes with the law with services or jobs, officials said....[more]

  • Taylorville inmates to build 200th Habitat for Humanity house
    TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Inmates who take construction classes at Taylorville Correctional Center are poised to finish building their 200th home for Habitat for Humanity on Wednesday......[more]

Executions, Death Row & the Death Penalty

Gangs in Prison

Health & Medical Treatment

No recent news for Illinois in this category.

Prison Classification, Placement, & Release

Prison Conditions & Corruption

Prison Life & Culture

Riots, Lockdowns & Escapes

Suicides in Prison

No recent news for Illinois in this category.

Workplace & Industry News, and Science & Tech News



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