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Watchdog Group Slams Southern Illinois Prison

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A watchdog group says poor living conditions continue to plague the Vienna Correctional Center in southern Illinois.

The John Howard Association issued a report last week documenting first-hand observations and complaints from prisoners of poor conditions, despite Illinois Department of Corrections promises to fix problems. 102 more words


A New Push for Get Out of Jail Early

CHICAGO, Ill. (IRN) –  A burgeoning prison population may force Illinois to bring back an early release program and the idea is being pushed by a prison reform group. 265 more words