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Man Who Killed 7 Awarded $451,000 In Civil Suit

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 03.10.2014 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) — A former handyman serving life in prison for the 1993 murder of seven people at a suburban Chicago restaurant has been awarded nearly...

Large Group Of Inmates ATTACK Prison Staffers

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 04.08.2013 | Crime

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two guards and a chaplain were injured Tuesday in an Illinois prison attack that union officials said involved up to 15 inmate...

'Alarming' Rise In Assaults At Illinois' Largest Maximum-Security Prison

Posted 12.05.2011 | Chicago

A report by an oversight group evaluating Illinois' largest maximum-security prison found an "alarming" rise in staff and inmate assaults, likely a pr...

First-Time Inmate Murdered By Violent Cellmate, Prison Officials At Fault: Tribune

Chicago Tribune | Gary Marx | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Joshua Daczewitz was a first-time inmate at a minimum-security prison when he tested positive for cocaine. So corrections officials transferred the pu...