A $200 million bill to taxpayers — how the Chicago Police Department plans on cutting overtime spending. Illinois passed a law allowing the release of dying and severely disabled prisoners but most requests are denied. And WTTW News Explains on Chicago nicknames.
On the show:
- Chicago’s Top Cop Vows to Rein in Police Overtime Spending as 2023 Bill Tops $200M
- With Few Granted, Time Is Fleeting for People in Illinois Prisons Hoping for Medical Release: ‘My Hope Is Waning’
- WTTW News Explains: From Mud City to Second City, Where Did Chicago’s Nicknames Come From?