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'I just wish I had paid attention'
Jul. 9, 2014
Eighty to a hundred people die in Illinois prisons every year. Inmates complain about health care, but Illinois Department of Corrections insists it does a good job.
Death in Illinois prisons
Jul. 7, 2014
Inmates complain about health care, but Illinois Department of Corrections insists it does a good job.
New vigor for Chicago's war on drugs
Jun. 13, 2014
Law enforcement officials in Chicago say a strike force established in the last couple of years promises to bring down big drug operations.
County pays when CPD fails to register sex offenders
Jun. 2, 2014
Chicago Police regularly turn away sex offenders trying to register because the office is too busy, leaving Cook County to try them for failing to register.
Chicago police fail to register sex offenders 601 times in just three months
May. 28, 2014
The Chicago Police Department turns away hundreds of people required by law to register at police headquarters. Then some get sent to jail for failing to register.
Civil rights case has tiny payout but big implications
May. 2, 2014
A jury awarded Nathson Fields only $80,000 after he spent 18 years in prison, but Chicago Police could see a deluge of similar cases.
Chicagoans nearly 6 times more likely to be shot by police than New Yorkers are
May. 1, 2014
Despite a third of the population many more people are shot in Chicago than New York, and a recent victim is asking why.
McCarthy dismissive of crime research
Apr. 15, 2014
In the wake of a violent weekend Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy is picking up an old talking point.
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