Tawny Flechtner

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For one Chicago area resident, breaking into jail was the easy part.

A few days before Christmas, Cook County Sheriff’s Office directors and staff cornered a would-be escape artist they couldn’t have expected. A coyote, which officials say must have jumped a fence, found itself trapped by layers of chain-link and razor wire inside a yard on the Cook County Jail campus.