Series - Midwest


The Pandemic and Illinois Schools

A Digital Divide, Vulnerable Students and Hidden Data

On the Line

How the Meatpacking Industry Became a Hotbed of COVID-19


A Failure in Michigan’s Juvenile Justice System

At a Great Price

The True Cost of the Sears Headquarters Deal

Desperation Town

How Youngstown Gave Itself Away for the Promise of Jobs

The Quiet Rooms

Children Locked Away in Illinois Schools

Campus Complicity

Faculty Sexual Misconduct in Illinois

Financial Aid Loophole

Giving Up Guardianship to Get Aid

The Bad Bet

How Illinois Bet on Video Gambling and Lost

The $3 Million Research Breakdown

University of Illinois at Chicago’s Troubling Study

Illinois Reporting Project

Reporting From Around The State

Illinois Newsletter

Dive Deeper Into Our Reporting

Stuck Kids

Illinois Children Languish in Psychiatric Hospitals

Zero Tolerance

Trump’s Immigration Policy at the Border

When Journalism Meets Theater

ProPublica Illinois and Free Street Theater Collaborate

The Money Game

Tracking the Illinois Governor’s Race

Politic-IL Insider

Analysis of Illinois’ Political Issues and Personalities

Driven Into Debt

How Tickets Burden the Poor

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Police Accountability in Chicago

Monitoring the Chicago Police Department

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