The Psychologist Warden    A new warden at Cook County Jail in Chicago is looking for ways to treat an influx of mentally ill inmates. Her hiring comes at a time when many public mental health facilities have closed.
  The Age of Super PACs    The 2016 race could be the most expensive in history, in part because of spending by “super PACs.” Legally, the groups cannot coordinate with candidates, but there is plenty of wiggle room.
  Chicago Pays for Past Pain    Chicago’s City Council approved $5.5 million in reparations for a group of black men tortured by the police in the 1970s and ’80s under the watch of a notorious police commander, Jon Burge.
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