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  1. Report: Overcrowding after Dwight prison closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Northwest Herald

    SPRINGFIELD – Moving about 1,000 female inmates from a closed prison in Dwight to another in Logan County has exacerbated overcrowding and not generated meaningful cost savings, according to a report from the John Howard Association. Gov. Pat Quinn ordered the closing of the Dwight Correctional Center last year as a cost-cutting move.

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  2. Report: Prisoner Relocation Costing More Than Stated Cost SavingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Most of the state's female inmates were moved to Logan after Dwight Correctional Center was closed in 2013. The Quinn administration promised the move would save money and increase efficiency.

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  3. Closure Report Shows ShortcomingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | RiverBender.com

    A new report bashes the state's consolidation of its female prison population at the Logan Correctional Center. Most of the state's female inmates were moved to Logan after Dwight Correctional Center was closed in 2013.

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  4. More adventures in misgovernanceRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    A critical new report says Gov. Pat Quinn's 2013 closure of Dwight Correctional Center did not improve conditions for the state's female prisoners. In a 40-page investigation expected to be formally released Monday, the John Howard Association said moving more than 1,000 female inmates into a former all-male facility in Lincoln hasn't lived up to assurances Quinn and his staff offered when the cost-cutting plan was revealed in 2012.

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  5. Prison watchdog group: Overcrowding worse after closing DwightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Daily Herald

    Moving about 1,000 female inmates from a closed prison in Dwight to another in Logan County has exacerbated overcrowding and not generated meaningful cost savings, according to a report from the John Howard Association. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn ordered the closing of the Dwight Correctional Center last year as a cost-cutting move.

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  6. Overcrowding after Dwight prison closing, no meaningful cost savings, report saysRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Northwest Herald

    Moving about 1,000 female inmates from a closed prison in Dwight to another in Logan County has exacerbated overcrowding and not generated meaningful cost savings, according to a report from the John Howard Association. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn ordered the closing of the Dwight Correctional Center last year as a cost-cutting move.

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  7. DNA tests ordered in murder of ex-Bear girlfriendRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... ition to bring new evidence that wasn't heard during the initial trial. Yang is being held at the Dwight Correctional Center. She won't be eligible for parole if her remaining appeals are ultimately unsuccessful.

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  8. DNA tests ordered in killing of ex-Bear girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... address on the Internet, and wore a disguise the day of the slaying. Yang is being held at the Dwight Correctional Center. She won't be eligible for parole if her remaining appeals are unsuccessful. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no ...

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  9. New DNA Tests OK'd In Murder Of Former Bears Player's GirlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... attention and spurred a sensationalized TV "re-enactment" of the crime. Yang is being held at the Dwight Correctional Center and is ineligible for parole if her remaining appeals prove unsuccessful.

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  10. New DNA tests sought in murder of Shaun Gayle's girlfriendRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... attention and spurred a sensationalized TV "re-enactment" of the crime. Yang is being held at the Dwight Correctional Center and is ineligible for parole if her remaining appeals prove unsuccessful.

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  11. After Prison Closes, What Happens to Dwight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    One year after it closed, the future of the former Dwight Correctional Center remains uncertain.

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  12. Dwight Prison given to state agencyRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... tells the Pontiac Daily Leader the Department of Central Management Services takes control of Dwight Correctional Center on July 1. In an email to The Associated Press, Department of Corrections spokesman Tom Shaer says the agency will continue to ...

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  13. Barickman Addresses Dwighta s FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... State Senator Jason Barickman says the Department of Central Management Services takes control of Dwight Correctional Center on July 1. In an email to The Associated Press, Department of Corrections spokesman Tom Shaer says the agency will continue ...

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