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Cook County Jail Population Drops With More Electronic MonitoringThe population at the Cook County Jail has dropped below 8,000 for the first time in years due to more detainees being sent home on electronic monitoring.
Cook County Leads Nation In Population Loss: U.S. CensusThe nation's second most-populated county lost nearly 10,500 residents between 2014 and 2015, leaving it with 5.2 million residents.
Houston Could Surpass Chicago In Population 10 Years From Now Local planning officials admit that the city of Houston, Texas is growing so fast right now that it could pass Chicago to become the nation’s third largest city, reports WBBM’s Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Why Are People Fleeing Illinois? Three Personal StoriesCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports on why the Land of Lincoln isn't as appealing as it once was.
Toronto Stakes Claim To 4th Largest City In North America, Passing ChicagoThe City of Toronto was doing a little chest thumping Wednesday morning at the expense of Chicago, after surpassing the Windy City as the fourth largest city in North America.
City Conducts Biennial Census Of Homeless PopulationMore than 200 volunteers and city employees fanned out overnight, counting the city’s homeless, but it was not driven by the cold snap.
Chicago Coyote Population Growing BolderExperts say coyotes are here to stay with plenty of prey to sustain the growing population.
Did U.S. Census Under-Count African Americans In Chicago?Some state lawmakers question the accuracy of the U.S. Census count, which says tens of thousands of black residents have "disappeared" from Chicago.
Chicago Population Lowest Since 1910New U.S. Census data shows the population of Chicago has dropped to its lowest levels since 1910 figures.

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