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Dec 13, 2019
Lawsuits that challenge mental healthcare and medical care for incarcerated people advance in Illinois.
Dec 05, 2018
Meanwhile, the abysmal medical care that helped spark the riot persists.
Nov 30, 2018
The governor is making sheriffs sign an oath promising they won't misuse funds meant to feed jail prisoners. But some sheriffs are already pushing back.
Oct 10, 2018
Instead of changing its conditions and practices, The Bureau of Prisons is simply moving a problem-plagued federal prison unit in Pennsylvania to Illinois.
Aug 21, 2018
Prisoners are striking to end death by incarceration, prison slavery and poor living conditions.
A new report details the abysmal conditions, lack of medical care, and staff shortages that led to the unusually high death rate in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.
Aug 15, 2018
With privatization of the state’s prisons in full swing, this year is on track to be its deadliest on record.
Jun 25, 2018
Activists launch a new campaign to close an infamous St. Louis jail.
Sylvia A. Harvey
Jun 18, 2018
Jan 09, 2018