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Tense Moments Inside and Outside Leighton Criminal Courthouse

Emotions ran high at a recent Cook County bond reduction hearing in a high-profile murder case, and these feelings spilled over into a nearby parkway. No arrests were made after family members argued and briefly exchanged fisticuffs. The underlying... Continue reading →

Much Ado About Nothing?

Only about 0.0015% of offenders in Illinois are eligible for a restricted driving permit under the state’s new laws regarding DUI and driving privileges. That number includes fewer than 1,500 offenders in all of suburban Chicago. Persons with four... Continue reading →