NBC 5 looks into the disproportionate incarceration of low-income Chicagoans and its enormous cost exposed by the Reporter

Incarceration costs in Illinois are through the roof. Our partner NBC 5 took a closer look at the blocks where most inmates hail from. The story was a follow-up to our March/April investigation, “Cell blocks,” while details how taxpayers statewide are spending billions to incarcerate Chicagoans who hail from a small fraction of the city’s blocks.

Watch the segment below.

 

 

 

 

 

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