Prisoners http://peoriapublicradio.org en Illinois prisoner deaths http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-prisoner-deaths <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Between 80 and a hundred people die each year inside Illinois prisons. Information has been sought about those deaths, but the Department of Corrections under Governor Pat Quinn is taking a “trust us, nothing to see here” attitude.</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:55:24 +0000 Robert Wildeboer 26071 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois prisoner deaths State frees 120 inmates on early release http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-frees-120-inmates-early-release <p></p><div>The Illinois Department of Corrections has freed 120 inmates as part of a new early-release program. But the director of the department says letting more inmates out is not the answer to overcrowding in prisons.&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 21:22:34 +0000 Alex Rusciano 5211 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State frees 120 inmates on early release