prison http://northernpublicradio.org en Blagojevich's First Year In Prison http://northernpublicradio.org/post/blagojevichs-first-year-prison <div><p>Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich reported into a Colorado prison one year ago this month to start his 14-year sentence. He began serving out that sentence following his conviction on federal corruption charges. State legislators say they hope the governor is reflecting on his mistakes. Sat, 16 Mar 2013 14:14:17 +0000 Chirs Slaby 26977 at http://northernpublicradio.org Blagojevich's First Year In Prison Judge Extends Order To Keep Two Illinois Prisons Open http://northernpublicradio.org/post/judge-extends-order-keep-two-illinois-prisons-open <p>An Illinois judge is citing "safety concerns" in his order keeping Governor Pat Quinn from moving forward with plans to close two Illinois prisons.</p><p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 20:38:58 +0000 Susan Stephens 19645 at http://northernpublicradio.org Judge Extends Order To Keep Two Illinois Prisons Open Quinn halts prison inmate transfers http://northernpublicradio.org/post/quinn-halts-prison-inmate-transfers <p>Governor Pat Quinn&#39;s administration has agreed to stop moving inmates out of prisons Quinn plans to close for now. AFSCME -- the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees -- says the agreement is an important first step. Thu, 09 Aug 2012 11:35:29 +0000 WNIJ & IPR 16393 at http://northernpublicradio.org Quinn halts prison inmate transfers Tamms and Dwight prisons to close http://northernpublicradio.org/post/tamms-and-dwight-prisons-close <p>The state&rsquo;s most dangerous prisoners may soon be leaving their current cellblocks. It&rsquo;s part of Gov. Pat Quinn&lsquo;s plan to close certain state facilities.</p><p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 23:32:12 +0000 WNIJ 13623 at http://northernpublicradio.org Tamms and Dwight prisons to close