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Illinois Supermax Prison

Gov. Quinn's Proposal to Close Tamms Supermax Prison Got It Right

Locke Bowman | Posted 05.13.2012 | Chicago
Locke Bowman

For those of us who've seen Tamms at close range, it was a welcome surprise to learn that Governor Pat Quinn proposes shuttering the prison.

Scrutiny Promised For Illinois' Supermax Prison

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Tamms Correctional Center's first warden made no apologies for christening the tough southwest Illinois prison a home for a "very un...