Mug shot of Michael Ward from Champaign County Jail
(University of Illinois Police)
December 16, 2014

Federal Prison Escapee Captured At U of I

An escapee from an Indiana federal prison has been captured by University of Illinois police.  61-year old Michael Ward was discovered Monday night in the Undergraduate Library.


December 15, 2014

A-G Issues Opinion On Filling Comptroller Post

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says the death of Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka leaves essentially two vacancies that should first be filled by outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn and then Gov.-election Bruce Rauner. But she says voters should also get a chance to cast ballots for the office in 2016.


the now-shuttered Dwight Correctional Center
(Jeff Bossert/WILL)
December 15, 2014

Report: Overcrowding After Dwight Prison Closing

A new report from a prison watchdog group has found that moving about 1,000 female inmates from a now-closed prison in Dwight into a prison in Lincoln has exacerbated overcrowding and failed to generate meaningful cost savings.


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