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More 'MGT Push' Backlash: Violent Parolee Sprung Early, Assaulted Girl

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Just weeks after a convicted burglar was freed under a secret Illinois early prison-release program last fall, his parole of...

Newspapers To Brady: If Corrections Director Was Wrong, How Can You Make It Right?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Thursday, Illinois Corrections Director Michael Randle announced his resignation following months of criticism over a secret prisoner release progr...

Illinois Prisons Chief Resigns Over Prisoner Release Scandal

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The state prisons chief who took the blame for a botched prisoner early release program under Gov. Pat Quinn is resigning as the Democratic governor s...

Quinn Signs Bill Sponsored By Brady, Aimed At Early Release Scandal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill into law Monday that was sponsored by his opponent in the Illinois governor's race, a bill that was designed to draw ...

Prisoner Release Scandal: Pat Quinn's Early Release Program LOST Dozens Of Parolees

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Dozens of parolees, including one imprisoned for his part in a 2008 murder, have disappeared after they were set free as par...

Murderers Released: Illinois Prisoners Freed In Budget Shortfall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Sun-Times reports Wednesday that 21 people convicted of murder or attempted murder were released from prison early, as part of a controver...