Posts tagged "Logan Square"

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart speaks out against mental health clinic closures

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart speaks out against mental health clinic closures
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart admits it. He made a mistake when he described the Cook County Jail  as “the largest mental health provider in the state.” Last night, he clarified his statement. “I’m the largest provider of mental health services in the country,” Dart told an audience at Episcopal Church Nuestra Señora in Logan... Read more »

Race, poverty and politics: City passes new gun law, OKs $7M in police torture settlements; CTU, CPS agree on longer day with more teachers; Chick-fil-A not on Logan Square's menu

Chicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson and 14th Ward Ald. Ed Burke are in a feud that went public Thursday over Burke’s refusal to release information on the city’s workers compensation program. Ferguson wants to look into reports of a number of police officers and firefighters abusing the city’s disability pay programs. Burke, as chair of... Read more »