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Ongoing investigation shows nearly two dozen patients charged with crimes at state-run facility Ongoing investigation shows nearly two dozen patients charged with crimes at state-run facility

Ongoing investigation shows nearly two dozen patients charged with crimes at state-run facility

Lutrice Williams was 23 and in crisis when she arrived at Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center in rural southern Illinois. The Chicago woman, a former foster care youth, had suffered numerous traumas, and was seeking helo at the state-run facility. The last thing she expected was to face a criminal charge.

The pandemic ushered in a new era of emergency housing, but it now faces a fiscal cliff The pandemic ushered in a new era of emergency housing, but it now faces a fiscal cliff

The pandemic ushered in a new era of emergency housing, but it now faces a fiscal cliff

For Illinois’ homeless populations and those that serve them, the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a crisis – the volunteer, mostly faith-based shelters that had long been the backbone of the state’s emergency housing system were closing their doors.

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