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Is the American Criminal Justice System Racist?

Black Americans are much more likely to be incarcerated than white Americans. They're more likely to be pulled over, too. And arrested. And when they do get arrested, their sentences tend to be ...
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DUI Marijuana Charges in Chicago

While other states recognize medical marijuana, and are even changing how DUI laws are interpreted in light of marijuana's legality, no form of marijuana is legal in Illinois. This means that if ...
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Naperville Mother & Son Arrested for DUI on Same Evening

Last week on Tuesday, March 18, a mother and son were arrested on consecutively issued DUI charges in Naperville. According to police reports, a 20-year-old man was driving under the influence and ...
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Traffic Stop in Chicago Turns into an Arrest for Cocaine Trafficking

On Friday, January 10, a man was arrested in Chicago for allegedly trafficking cocaine, after he was pulled over by an officer for driving while talking on his cellphone. The amount of narcotics ...
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Man Arrested on DUI Charge After Driving in Wrong Lane Past Squad Car

On Tuesday, January 14, a 33-year-old man was arrested after allegedly driving the wrong way past a police car and being under suspicion of driving under the influence, a publication of the Chicago ...
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Two Arrested in Lake County on Charges of Attempting to Sell Fake Drugs

Monday, December 30, detectives from the Lake County Sheriff's office arrested two men for using Craigslist to advertise fake drugs. According to the police, the pills the men were attempting to ...
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Naperville Man Charged with Driving 124 MPH Under the Influence

This past weekend, a 24-year-old man from Naperville was charged and arrested for driving under the influence while reaching speeds of 124 miles per hour. The speed limit for where he was driving is ...
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Car Crash Sends 8 People to Area Hospitals

A 23 year old woman of Riverdale, received citations for two counts of DUI, as well as driving on a suspended license, driving without insurance, damage to public property, and failure to reduce speed ...
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Routine Traffic Stop Results in Warrant Arrest

Two men wanted on outstanding warrants, including one for murder, were arrested after officers stopped a car they were traveling in for a routine traffic stop. The traffic stop happened on Oct. 15 ...
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Chicago DUI Lawyer obtains NOT GUILTY verdict for driver with open beer cans in car rear-ends another car with Members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving present in courtroom.

People of the State of Illinois vs. S.A. DUI NOT GUILTY Chicago DUI Lawyer obtains NOT GUILTY verdict for driver with open beer cans in car rear-ends another car with Members of Mothers Against Drunk ...
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Chicago Man Charged with Felony Weapon Offense

A 36-year-old man was arrested recently for several criminal charges including a weapon charge, felony charge, and several traffic violations. Earlier this month a man was arrested after being stopped ...
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Police Charge Impound Fees for Cars That Were Not Towed

One woman's tragic story has brought to light a little known police practice. Kathie LaFond was driving to pick up her boyfriend, who was drunk and could not drive, when she was pulled over by ...
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Walgreens CFO Arrested for 2nd DUI

The Chief Financial Officer of Walgreen Co. has been arrested for driving under the influence for the second time in just over a year. Wade Miquelon, 45, was pulled over in Kenilworth because his ...
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