Series - Midwest


America’s Dairyland

Risking Workers’ Lives for the Milk We Drink

The Repatriation Project

The Delayed Return of Native Remains

Culture of Cruelty

Inside Illinois’ Mental Health System

Policing in St. Louis

Private Policing Firms Patrol Wealthy Neighborhoods


Investigating Risks to the Incarcerated of Illinois

The Price Kids Pay

How Schools and Police Work Together to Punish Students

COVID-19 Inequities in Chicago

Investigating Inequity Amid the Pandemic

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

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