The national conversation around gun violence generally centers around mass shootings, school shootings and gang activity. As Madelyn Beck reports, these problems need to be addressed, but may overshadow the largest group affected: suicide victims.
The University of Illinois almost always takes its allowed five business days to respond to a Freedom of Information Request and frequently asks for an extension of five days because of the sheer amount of volume of Freedom of Information requests.
Here's a sample FOIA letter to help you get started filing Freedom of Information Act requests.
There are four departments that work to police the Champaign-Urbana community. When requesting information, it is often beneficial to get the same data from each department in order to get the full picture
Look here for help for filing Freedom of Information Act requests with Champaign County, City of Champaign and City of Urbana.
Extreme poverty is defined as those incomes that are less than half of the defined poverty income. The maps below look at extreme poverty…