Illinois pays Wexford Health Sources $100 million per year to care for inmates. Who's monitoring them?
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.
Inmates complain about health care, but Illinois Department of Corrections insists it does a good job.
Chicago police are making it easier for sex offenders to register at police department headquarters after turning away 600 in three months.
Law enforcement officials in Chicago say a strike force established in the last couple of years promises to bring down big drug operations.
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.
Byron Williams is just one of the men who was turned away by the Chicago police department when he tried to register as a sex offender.
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.
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.
Despite a third of the population many more people are shot in Chicago than New York, and a recent victim is asking why.