IDOC http://peoriapublicradio.org en IDOC official resigns http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/idoc-official-resigns <p></p><p></p><div>A top official at the Illinois Department of Corrections has resigned following allegations of sexual harassment. Department spokesman Tom Shaer says two investigations focused on Deputy Director Ty Bates were launched about two months ago. He resigned after the investigations concluded and punishment, including suspension, was announced.</div><div> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:53:19 +0000 Denise Molina & Chris Slaby 7125 at http://peoriapublicradio.org 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