The state’s attorney promised to transform the office. Data shows she’s dismissed thousands of felonies that would have been pursued in the past.
As confirmed coronavirus cases climb into the thousands for Illinois, state and city officials, businesses and communities rally to fight the disease as questions remain about protecting the most vulnerable residents and workers.
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Thousands are misled into switching suppliers in the hopes of saving money but instead see their utility bills spike, sometimes driving them into debt.
Our analysis shows a troubling pattern of officers charging alleged victims of police misconduct with aggravated battery or assault to a police officer or resisting arrest.
Female prison inmates are being disciplined at much higher rates than men for lower-level offenses in many states.