A year after the first known case of COVID-19 in Illinois, the Weekly takes a look back at the thousands of infections and ten lives lost in the jail
About 150 of the jail’s 5,000 detainees have received the vaccine so far. The jail clinic is still determining how to vaccinate new detainees, given that many bond out within a day.
Kim Foxx is dismissing certain misdemeanor charges against protesters and prosecuting those charged with felonies. Her opponent says Foxx is allowing crime to “intermix” with peaceful protesters.