Mental Health Movement calls for Mayor Emanuel to ‘heal Chicago’

30 August 2013 Medill News Service
Mental Health Movement calls for Mayor Emanuel to ‘heal Chicago’
Chicago health officials defended mental health care in Chicago after demonstrators Tuesday demanded the reopening of six mental health clinics in response to their claims of poor care and destroyed lives. The Mental Health Movement plans to continue advocating for the reopenings. However, no other rallies have been planned so far, said Mateo Ginsberg-Jaeckle, who ...

Climate change leaves Chicago area in deep water

30 August 2013 Medill News Service
Climate change leaves Chicago area in deep water
It wasn’t a hurricane, but nearly five inches of rain fell in the Chicago area Thursday. “This is a new kind of storm associated with climate change,” said Tom LaPorte, spokesman for the Chicago Department of Water Management. “It’s been around for five or six years. Other storms are rather local, but in this case ...