John Howard Association http://northernpublicradio.org en Video Visitations Become An Option For Inmates And Their Families http://northernpublicradio.org/post/video-visitations-become-option-inmates-and-their-families <p></p><p>Illinois prisons will soon offer video visitations for inmates. A watchdog says it could be beneficial. But it has concerns about how the trend is playing out in county jails. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 10:13:20 +0000 Mike Moen 41776 at http://northernpublicradio.org Video Visitations Become An Option For Inmates And Their Families How Many Daily Meals Should Illinois Prisons Offer? http://northernpublicradio.org/post/how-many-daily-meals-should-illinois-prisons-offer <p></p><p>Illinois prisons are expanding a program to feed some inmates two meals a day instead of three. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:38:32 +0000 Brian Mackey 36183 at http://northernpublicradio.org How Many Daily Meals Should Illinois Prisons Offer?