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County Leaders Voice Frustrations with Criminal Justice System

Commissioner Boykin facilitates an Oak Park town hall, Jan. 15. Below, Boykin and County President Preckwinkle. Photos by Chandler West for Wednesday Journal. 

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 || Originally Published: Austin Weekly News || By Michael Romain, Editor… 1,323 more words

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Cook Co. Commissioner Calls For Inspector General To Examine Animal And Rabies Control Department

(CBS) — Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey wants the inspector general to look into practices of the county Animal and Rabies Control Department, which he calls “fractured and unregulated.” 187 more words

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Police: 2014 Concealed-Carry Permits in Illinois Top 91,000

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois State Police say more than 91,000 concealed-carry permits have been issued statewide since the state began allowing guns to be carried in public a year ago. 180 more words

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Targeting Automatic Transfers: President Preckwinkle Aims at Addressing Racial Disparity in the Cook County Justice System

What does it mean to Ruby Pinto that prosecutors instead of judges decide which kids are tried as adults?  “It’s a system that targets the poor and especially people of color for harsher sentencing. 981 more words

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Preckwinkle Lays Out Goals For Second Term

(CBS) — Board President Toni Preckwinkle wants to make Cook County’s hospitals and health centers the place people want to go to for care, instead of have to go to, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty. 161 more words

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