“What we wanna know is, why would the state’s attorney allow a person who robbed a gun store be allowed to walk free to commit other crimes?” said attorney Frank Sommario. “If it is because he is schizophrenic, as is reported in the news, then why wasn’t he required to be electronically monitored while getting the necessary medical or psychological treatment?”
What Cook County needs is a functioning state’s attorney.
Jim Bowman covered religion 1968-78 for the Chicago Daily News, since then has written books, articles, etc., mostly on corporate history but also on religion (Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968), and more recently on politics (Illinois Blues: How the Ruling Party Talks to Voters, -- Lulu.com, Kindle). Longtime Oak Park, Illinois, resident, he lives now on Chicago's North Side, where four of his and Winnie's six children live close by.
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