Statewide: The mental health of cops
As concern grows over a rise in Chicago police officers committing suicide, the police union has taken action. The union turned an entire floor of its facility into a wellness center. One-on-one and family counseling are available. Chip Mitchell talks with a former cop who oversees clinicians.
* Maria Gardner Lara spoke with a school psychologist about the role they play and the limits to the job.
* Tim Shelley interviews Gabrielle Lyon, executive director of Illinois Humanities, about about a new report showing the impact the arts and humanities had on communities during the pandemic.
* Dave McKinney recaps the trial of four former Commonwealth Edison lobbyists and executives that ended with guilty verdicts this week.
* Illinois Newsroom's Farrah Anderson provides an update on an ordinance approved in Danville to outlaw shipping of medication and tools used to perform abortions in the city.
* Harvest Public Media's Xcaret Nunez gives us a primer on the Farm Bill and why it matters.
* Peter Medlin talks with a college student changing the perception of accessibility and farming.
* Lisa Philip introduces us to an older college student who, despite challenges, is succeeding.
* Susie An reports on a proposal to require Illinois schools teach a unit on Native American history.
* Emily Hays has details on the "Welcome to the Pow-Wow" exhibit at the University of Illinois' Spurlock Museum.