Miles Bryan

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ER Use Goes Down As Hospital Program Pays Homeless People's Rent

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

For the last two years, the University of Illinois has been trying an unconventional treatment for homeless "super-user" patients at emergency rooms: it finds them a place to live.


One Bullet. A Paralyzed Teen. Dissecting A Disputed Shot In Chicago

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The plan seemed straight-forward: A guy would meet an alleged buyer in an alley to sell him some pot and the two would go their separate ways. But it wasn't that simple.


One Bullet. A Paralyzed Teen. Dissecting A Disputed Shot In Chicago

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The plan seemed straight-forward: A guy would meet an alleged buyer in an alley to sell him some pot and the two would go their separate ways. But it wasn't that simple.


Gun Deaths In Chicago Reach Startling Number As Year Closes

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Chicago passed a grim milestone earlier this month — the city has had more than 700 homicides this year. The violence, the worst since 1998, has police and politicians scrambling.


A Hospital Offers Frequent ER Patients An Out — Free Housing

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Glenn Baker is what hospitals call a superutilizer, coming into the ER again and again with multiple health issues made worse by homelessness. So a Chicago hospital decided to offer him a home.


In Rural America, Homeless Population May Be Bigger Than You Think

Thursday, February 18, 2016

The rural homeless often crash with friends or stay in cheap motels on cold nights due to a lack of shelters. But this means homeless tallies miss them — and the state gets less funding to help them.


Rural Wyoming Town's First Mosque Sparks Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

Friday, December 25, 2015

The first mosque recently opened its doors in the rural town of Gillette, Wyo. It didn't get much attention at first, but then a group of locals started a Facebook group called "Stop ...


'Patchwork Of Protection' In Rural Areas For LGBT Community Has Limits

Monday, November 02, 2015

Across the country, small towns are beginning to pass LGBT non-discrimination ordinances where state legislatures have failed to implement them. Advocates say it's a start, but still not enough.


Emergency Rooms Crack Down On Abusers Of Pain Pills

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Hospitals in some states have begun tracking the names of patients who show up repeatedly seeking opioids. Denying these patients pills saves hospitals money, but some doctors question the ethics.


For Juvenile Sex Offenders, State Registries Create Lifetime Of Problems

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Federal laws require states to keep lists of convicted sex offenders, including juveniles. But recently, the practice of registering minors has come under scrutiny.


States Face Correctional Officer Shortage Amid A Cultural Stigma

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Administrators are trying new recruiting tactics and offering bonuses to make up for the shortfall. But for now, open shifts in some states have to be covered with mandatory overtime.


For People Fired For Being Gay, Old Court Case Becomes A New Tool

Monday, November 10, 2014

Workplace discrimination against gay people is legal in 29 states. So some LGBT people have filed discrimination claims using a legal argument from a 1989 Supreme Court case about gender stereotypes.


Some On Public Housing Waitlists Are Moving To Get Vouchers

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Waitlists for vouchers in big cities are often years long, or closed altogether. So some people seeking housing aid are heading to small cities, like Cheyenne, Wyo., because of shorter wait times.


Same-Sex-Marriage States Often Lack Job Protection Laws For Gays

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Wyoming may soon become the latest state to legalize same-sex marriage. But if it does, it will join a number of states where gay marriage is legal, but where being gay can also get you fired.


Construction Industry Missing Key Tool: Skilled Workers

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Construction is booming once again in the Gulf Coast, Midwest and Rocky Mountain states. But there are about 20 percent fewer skilled workers in construction than there were in 2008.


To Sell A House In California, It Might Need Good Feng Shui

Saturday, June 07, 2014

If you leave Los Angeles, Calif., on Interstate 10 and head east for about 40 miles, you'll run into a quintessentially suburban phenomenon: the opening of a subdivision.

At one such development called College Park in Chino, Calif., the lawns are bright green, the D.J. is spinning classic rock and ...


Bring Out Your Junk: A Day In The Life Of A Scrapper

Sunday, May 25, 2014

The first thing you notice about Andy Ramirez is his 1988 Toyota truck.

The bed is pretty small, but Ramirez has built it up with wooden sidings supported by metal bars welded to the hood. Almost every day, he will try and fill it up with scrap metal from the ...


Why Take-And-Bake Pizza Is Giving The Tax Guys A Headache

Monday, May 12, 2014

These days more and more foods are straddling the line between prepared and unprepared, taxable and nontaxable. And that leaves policymakers with a strange conundrum: what to do about pizza.


With Great Korean Barbecue Comes Great Responsibility

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Go hunting for the best barbecue in America and you might end up in a city that surprises you: Los Angeles. Specifically, the L.A. neighborhood known as Koreatown.

I'm talking about Korean barbecue. If you're unfamiliar, that's thinly sliced, marinated meat grilled right in front of you. Trust me, it's ...