Last Prisoners Moved Out of Tamms 'Supermax' Prison
Governor Pat Quinn's administration says the prison is too costly to run. Officials moved swiftly over the past nine days to move the final 140 Tamms inmates after the state Supreme Court ruled that a court order preventing the closure be lifted.
Four dozen inmates from the Tamms minimum-security facility moved to Sheridan prison Friday as well, emptying that unit.
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