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The pizzas, which run from $5 to $7, are made on-site by jail inmates.

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Nonviolent offenders are languishing in jail because they're poor, not because they're a threat: Foxx.

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Nearly 900 incidents of hate or discrimination have been reported since Nov. 9, data shows. 

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Their effort to reduce jail populations achieved, County officials said they will scale down the jail.

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According to Tom Dart, cash-bond systems hurt the poor and often allow violent offenders to go free.

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All eight inmates hurt in the brawl have returned back to the jail, the sheriff's office said.

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The former mayoral candidate is raising $100,000 to help people facing modest bonds they cannot afford.

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Derrick Harrington, 21, faces aggravated assault charges after pointing the gun at another car's driver.

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"Unfortunately, some of our detainees ... consistently subject correctional staff to violent assaults." 

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Cellphones have been banned since 2013. Popular storage lockers will be re-installed Monday.

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The inmates await trial and have not been convicted of a crime, which costs taxpayers a ton, Dart said.

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The "Rocket Docket" law requires the release of some non-violent petty criminals after 30 days in jail.

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A Cook County Jail program aims to develop inmates' skills and prevent recidivism.

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The oven will be used in the jail's culinary program for inmates, run by chef Bruno Abate.

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Sheriff said county jail is overburdened with the mentally ill and proposed cuts would be a disaster.