DANVILLE -- Former NBA player Keon Clark is going to prison.
SPRINGFIELD -- State prison officials are working on a new policy for inmates who want to get married behind bars.
SPRINGFIELD -- E-cigarettes are becoming a popular alternative to traditional tobacco products. So, popular, in fact, two southern Illinois county jails are now letting inmates use them behind bars.
SPRINGFIELD -- Inmates released from prison in Illinois could qualify for healthcare coverage.
Latest: 10:01 pm DECATUR -- An inmate escaped. Now investigators are trying to figure out how he pulled it off.
SPRINGFIELD -- Chicago was recently named the country's most violent city.
DANVILLE -- A man is back in prison after accidentally being released.
SPRINGFIELD -- An investigation is underway at the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Update: 10:04 pm, 9/6/13, Friday DANVILLE -- More is now known about an illness which forced a prison into lock-down.
DANVILLE -- A contagious illness forced a prison into lock-down.
URBANA -- A Champaign teen who pleaded guilty to armed robbery was sentenced to 22-years in prison Wednesday.
CHARLESTON -- An Champaign County woman will pay more than $83,000 to her former employer.
NATIONAL -- If former congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., serves prison time, he has a request.
WAUKEGAN -- A former Illini basketball player could spend the next seven years in prison.
LIVINGSTON COUNTY -- A tour of a former prison could be the first step toward reopening it.
SPRINGFIELD -- For months, and even years, there's been nothing but bad news about Illinois prisons.
DWIGHT -- The man with a plan to house inmates at the state's vacant correctional center says he's gaining momentum.
DANVILLE -- A prison is on lock down after an inmate assaulted an officer.
SPRINGFIELD -- A woman was sentenced to nearly 22-years (21-years, 10-months) in federal prison for using a 5-year old child to produce child pornography.
SPRINGFIELD -- A state lawmaker wants to give inmates as break on child support, at least while they're serving their time.
SANGAMON COUNTY -- Gun control continues to be a hot topic.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new bill might allow some felons to have their records wiped clean.
SPRINGFIELD -- A former Illinois prison guard pleaded guilty to sexually exploiting a minor, plus distributing and possessing child pornography.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state is getting ready to kick-start a program to let some inmates out of prison early.
SPRINGFIELD -- Overcrowding is a problem for prisons around the state and now inmates have to stay in gyms because of it.
DIXON -- A former comptroller was sentenced to nearly 20-years in prison Thursday.
Update: 10:22 pm, 2/6/13, Wednesday
PONTIAC -- More than 40-inmates at Pontiac Correctional Center are staging a hunger strike.
DWIGHT -- A watchdog group is calling on Governor Quinn to keep a prison open.
TERRE HAUTE, IN -- It's a last minute switch for George Ryan.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Supreme Court is siding with Governor Quinn when it comes to closing two maximum security prisons.
SPRINGFIELD -- State facilities on Governor Quinn's chopping block are one step closer to shutting their doors.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A Champaign man who admitted to murder received 10-years in jail for the crime.
LITTLETON, CO -- Rod Blagojevich is getting a new job in prison.
VERMILION COUNTY -- A Cook County man will serve eight years for the murder of a Danville man.
SPRINGFIELD -- State workers are asking a judge to keep an order in place preventing Governor Quinn from shutting down two state prisons.
SPRINGFIELD -- The rules about who is allowed inside state prisons is changing.
Update: 10:13 pm
THOMSON -- The Thomson Correctional Center is finally unlocking its doors after sitting empty for years.
SPRINGFIELD -- A downstate court threw out the governor's attempt to lift a restraining order on prison closings.
SPRINGFIELD -- Prosecutors and police say "enough is enough" when it comes to mental health patients in prisons.
DECATUR -- A former Sunday school teacher was sentenced to five years in prison for having a sexual relationship with a 15-year old girl.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn has hit another roadblock in his plan to close state facilities.
CHAMPAIGN -- A dangerous criminal is on the loose after a judge let him go.
URBANA -- Two Central Illinois women will spend time in federal prison for selling more than $1 million worth of knockoffs.
Update: 4:13 pm, 8/13/12, Monday
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Pat Quinn is kicking the media out of Illinois' prisons.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state is holding of on transferring any more prisoners.
DECATUR -- One man will spend 12-years in prison for armed robbery.
Update: 12:23 pm, 8/9/12, Thursday
ILLINOIS -- A former governor will be getting out a little early.
SPRINGFIELD -- Union workers are trying to stop the governor from closing two prisons.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some state lawmakers hope to get the Thomson Correctional Center up and running again.