Sheriff Tom Dart Wants Ability To Seek Lower Bails For PoorCurrently, 271 people in the jail need $1,000 or less to get out of the jail but don’t have it.
Survey: CTA Leaves Low-Income Chicagoans Behind With VentraThe Chicago Transit Authority's transition to Ventra may -- after a series of early hiccups -- have finally started to work for the majority of CTA riders, but there's one group Ventra does not seem to be benefiting: low-income Chicagoans.
Emanuel Joins Other Big-City Mayors To Discuss Plight Of Poor ResidentsThe gap between the nation's richest and poorest had increased dramatically, big-city mayors said in a report issued this week.
Author Unlocks The Secret Of Success By Charting Habits Of The WealthyCBS 2's Kate Sullivan reports on the differences between the way the wealthy and the poor conduct themselves.
Diabetes Hits Especially Hard In Poor Black CommunitiesDr. Monica Peek, an assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Chicago, said, “From the recent findings, the top 11 communities for diabetes death rates, 10 of those are African-American.”