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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Kirk Releases Report On Illinois’ Debt Crisis

Senator Mark Kirk says Illinois can forget about federal assistance if it goes to Congress saying it’s broke and needs a bailout. Kirk has released a report showing that Illinois state government is teetering on the edge of insolvency.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2011

Prison fence

Report: Conditions Getting Dangerous At Menard Prison

The Chicago-based John Howard Association prison watchdog group says the Menard Correctional Center downstate is becoming increasingly dangerous.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Maggie Daley and Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel visited After School Matters programs at Foreman High School on March 31, 2011. Daley founded the program more than 20 years ago. (Credit: CBS)

Report Questions If Developers Pressured To Give To Maggie Daley Charity

City Inspector General Joe Ferguson said Tuesday that former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s administration forced several firms that received city development subsidies to direct a portion of their own funds to charities, including one run by the ex-mayor’s wife, Maggie.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Illinois State Capitol

State Senate Committee To Discuss High Costs Of Wrongful Convictions

An Illinois Senate committee holds hearings Monday on the high cost of wrongful convictions.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Hartgrove Hospital

Report Slams Conditions At West Side Psychiatric Hospital

It’s the worst kind of crime – abuse against mentally ill children – and it’s happening at the very place they turn for help: a psychiatric hospital.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011

Photo Of A Cook County Property Tax Bill. (Helen Marshall/WBBM Photo)

Property Values Down, But Property Taxes Up

It’s a cruel reality. Property taxes are up all over Chicagoland, according to a new report. In the city and suburb after suburb, property values are dropping, but tax levies for schools and services are going up.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2011

O'Hare Security Line

Alarming Number Of Security Breaches At Airports

Despite billions of dollars spent beefing up security since Sept. 11, 2001, a new report claims passengers may still be seriously vulnerable.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

A woman lights up. (file/AFP Getty Images)

Report: No Amount Of Cigarette Smoke Is Negligible

Social smoking and second-hand smoke can quickly do damage, according to the U.S. Surgeon General.

12/09/2010

Kinzie Industrial Corridor

Most Dangerous Neighborhood In U.S.? Residents, Crime Stats Disagree

Residents of a Near West Side community are trying to fight back and set the record straight about a label they say their neighborhood doesn’t deserve: most dangerous in the nation.

CBS 2–10/14/2010

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