Why Chicago’s Violence Increase Is So Severe

The New York Times, which tracked every shooting in Chicago, returns to the area where many of them are concentrated. “It’s about desperation, decadence, depression and rage,” says the Rev. Marshall E. Hatch Sr., who has given eulogies for at least 12 victims of violence this year.

New Program For Troubled CO Drug Offenders Has Good Start

The program aims to identify troubled probationers who aren’t complying with requirements that they remain drug free. It gives them the option of receiving methadone treatment while in jail. Then they are handed off to an outpatient treatment program on their release from jail. It’s called a success because four of the original seven participants are still taking part.