E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune

Gov. J.B. Pritzker lays out plan to overhaul state’s juvenile justice system, shift to smaller, ‘community-based’ regional facilities

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Jamie Munks
E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune

Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration announced on Friday a planned overhaul of the state’s juvenile justice system whose hallmark is a move from juvenile facilities that mimic adult prisons to smaller regional centers that allow youths to be closer to the part of the state they hail from.