The LaSalle County Jail could get some extra money if some Chicago-area inmates are housed at the facility.
The LaSalle County Jail was built in anticipation the inmate population would increase over the years. But, that hasn't happened.
Now, some Cook County detainees might be transferred to the LaSalle County jail.
It was designed to hold 300 people...but LaSalle Sheriff Tom Templeton says there are times when the jail is only half full.