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  1. Velma Viola AdamsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Obits

    Velma Viola Adams, 94, died at 2:45 a.m. Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton. Born January 21, 1922 in Tamms, IL, she was the daughter of George and Rhoda Adams.


  2. Another View: Solitary must be handled carefullyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    ... perhaps, but potentially ripe for abuse. The state devoted an entire facility – the super-maximum facility in Tamms – solely to holding its most dangerous prisoners in isolation: 23 hours a day in a single cell with one hour a day for ...


  3. Michael Lee DobbsRead the original story

    May 2, 2016 | Obits

    Michael Lee Dobbs, 48, passed away 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2016 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Surviving also are son, Caleb Collins of Dodge City, KS; step-son Jeremy Calvert of Tamms; daughter, Tori Rodgers of Alva, OK; step-daughter, Melissa Reynolds of Brighton, IL; eight grandchildren; brother, Steven Dobbs of Texas; and sister, Monica Dennison of Oklahoma.


  4. Illinois seeks to limit use of solitary confinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Times

    ... air pockets in the walls kicked up dust whenever he'd clean his cell at a now-shuttered maximum security prison in Tamms, in Illinois' southern tip. There he was confined for the final 12 years of a 26-year sentence for murder and armed robbery. ...


  5. Illinois' forgotten regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | The Times

    ... Illinois, though, you see one right after another. Roofs caved in. Windows shattered. We drove by the shuttered Tamms prison, which Gov. Pat Quinn closed in 2013, laying off hundreds. With high rates of poverty, the area could not afford such a ...


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