On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 100.7 FM Terre Haute, IN

Weather

Current Conditions(Terre Haute,IN 47807)

More Weather »
70° Feels Like: 70°
Wind: NNE 9 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Scattered Thunderstorms 61°

Tomorrow

Isolated Thunderstorms 84°

Sun Night

Clear 60°

Alerts

Some Illinois Prisons See Increase In Guards

by
Illinois Department of Corrections
Illinois Department of Corrections

Illinois' Pontiac, Sheridan and Stateville prisons will have more guards on rotation.

The Departments of Corrections said most of the employees who had been working at the Dwight correctional center started their new jobs on Monday.

Gov. Pat Quinn closed Dwight, as well as the Tamm's super-max facility in southern Illinois, to save money. 

Critics say it's a mistake to close prisons when they are already over crowded.

According to the DOC, only a small, clean-up crew is still working at Dwight.

Comments