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Taxpayers are spending billions to incarcerate Chicagoans who hail from a small fraction of the city’s blocks
Lawmakers continue to pass harsher drug laws. And that’s come at an enormous cost.
Workers who file wage-theft claims at the Illinois Department of Labor face a long delay and steep odds of winning back full wages.
As the city leads the nation in murders, young people under 25 are often the ones who die—and who kill
Since 2008, more than 530 youth have been killed in Chicago with nearly 80 percent of the homicides occurring in 22 African-American or Latino community areas on the city’s South, Southwest and West sides.
While Ondelee Perteet’s recovery has been remarkable, the sad story of young people wounded by gunfire has become a very common one in Chicago.
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