Shipping inmates to county jails or private out-of-state prisons won’t solve Department of Corrections’ problems.
Overcrowding, understaffing and deteriorating facilities have led to increased inmate violence and unhealthy conditions, three inmates contend.
Nothing is more sacred to our democracy than the right to vote, and so we should encourage participation and guard against intimidation and misinformation.
Local officials are backing an “immigration detention center” as just the thing to help Evanston’s economy despite cultural values to the contrary.
Mining, petroleum, manufacturing and railroad lobbyists testified in support of a bill imposing long prison sentences on people interfering with infrastructure