A parole officer with the Illinois Department of Corrections will be back in Knox County Circuit Court next week for a preliminary hearing regarding allegations of official misconduct and sexual assault.
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) – The deaths of three Illinois prisoners over three days from “probable intoxication” of an unknown substance have raised questions about drug use behind bars and whether inmates are watched closely enough.
CHICAGO (AP) – A transgender woman who just got out of prison says she’ll continue to fight for the rights of other transgender inmates now that she’s free.
CHICAGO (AP) – A transgender woman who has battled the Illinois Department of Corrections over alleged abuse while she was incarcerated has been released from prison.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – An event aimed at helping former inmates reintegrate has drawn hundreds of people in Springfield.