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National Johns Suppression Initiative Prostitution Sting Leads 100+ Arrests in Illinois

Since the beginning of 2017, 30 law enforcement agencies across 15 different states have coordinated multiple efforts to break apart prostitution rings and catch solicitors in the act. Most of the ...
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Are Field Sobriety Tests Reliable?

When you have been pulled over by a highway patrol officer, it is important to realize that they are first acting on suspicion only. They do not know if you are actually driving under the influence ...
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Prostitution Crimes in Chicago

If movies and the media are to be believed, the criminal act of prostitution is a sex crime that occurs only if a sexual favor is purchased using currency. This is, however, not the case in reality. ...
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What are Police Observation Devices?

In many science-fiction movies that depict a harsh or dystopian future, the government and law enforcement agencies keep a constant watch on its citizens through robotic eyes stationed around the ...
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What to Do After a DUI/DWI

Have you been arrested for driving under the influence? A DWI/DUI arrest can be scary and stressful because you are not only facing a criminal charge, but also the loss of your license. How you ...
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Mitch Furman Represents Uber Driver Charged with Simple Assault

On February 1 st, the date of the Super Bowl, a Chicago woman enlisted an Uber driver to take her home. According to the woman, however, the driver became violent when she informed him that he had ...
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What are the Downsides of Submitting to a Field Sobriety Test?

When you have been pulled over by a police officer, especially if it is at night or the weekend, you can be pretty certain that they suspect you of drinking and driving, even before they say anything. ...
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Assault vs. Battery in Illinois

While assault and battery are often paired as charges, they are actually separate crimes, each with their own implications and consequences. On its own, assault implies the threat of harm, whether or ...
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Marijuana Laws and Crimes in Illinois

In recent years, many states have come to change their laws concerning marijuana use. Some states have legalized all use of cannabis; others have written tougher laws in hopes to eliminate use of the ...
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Common Mistakes in DUI Cases

Every year, thousands of individuals in Chicago are arrested and charged with drinking and driving. While this charge is fairly common, it can lead to serious penalties affecting your relationships, ...
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Criminal Convictions & Child Care

Criminal convictions have the ability to touch every aspect of your life, including relationships and employment. One of the biggest areas impacted by a criminal record is child care and Illinois ...
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Domestic Violence & Gun Ownership

Many studies have been done linking firearms and domestic violence. The statistics show that domestic violence incidents involving a gun are more likely to result in death, something which may have ...
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Murder Vs. Manslaughter

Murder and manslaughter are both crimes which result in the death of another individual. However, these two charges are distinctly different, and carry very different sentences upon conviction. It is ...
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Cook County Forest Preserves, Gay Cruising & Public Indecency

Every major city – including Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and Chicago – have a large gay presence wherein some men seek out hidden and public places to engage in sexual ...
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Should I Submit to a Breath Test if I'm Pulled Over for DUI?

Have you been pulled over and arrested for DUI ? When the police officer suspects that you are driving under the influence, they will ask you to submit to a chemical test, typically a breath test. ...
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Murderer of Jennifer Hudson's Family Gets 3 Life Sentences

William Balfour has finally received his sentencing. Academy Award winning actress Jennifer Hudson and her sister Julia opted to take the witness stand before the man convicted of killing their three ...
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Police are Fighting Back by Tracking Street Gangs and Violence

Cops and police forces are collaborating together to fight against gang crimes and their myriad factions. The murders and shootings in the Chicago land area have been growing and the one way that ...
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Rockford, Illinois, Suburb Outside of Chicago Has Been Rated For The Highest Number of DUI Arrests

Rockford, Illinois unbelievably is well known for the past five years for having the highest number of DUI arrests in Illinois, or almost in the Mid West last year. Now, this is the fifth consecutive ...
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Mark Ditka's DUI Arrest Gives Us Something to Chew On

When Mark Ditka, son of former Chicago Bears player Mike Ditka, got arrested for driving under the influence in September, the court hearing actually had the judge throw out the results of the ...
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Quarterback Tommy Rees is in Trouble For Being the True Fighting Irish

It's true what they say about the "Fighting Irish!" The Notre Dame Quarter Back Tommy Rees kneed a police officer by literally knocking the wind out of him. It all happened in South ...
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Kyung Ho Song Finally Found And Awaiting Trial for DUI and Reckless Homicide

Kyung Ho Song is Found! U.S. Authorities have located this International fugitive in his native country of South Korea. It has literally been more than a decade since Song fled Cook County, IL. How is ...
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Boston Red Sox Player Arrested for DUI

Famous baseball pro pitcher Bobby Jenks obviously had a little too much fun on this past Thursday evening, March 24, 2012, as indicated by his arrest for DUI. He has apologized for breaking the law, ...
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Bobby Brown Arrested for DUI

Bobby Brown Arrested! Bobby Brown was not driving erratically. He was actually on the cell phone and driving perfectly fine when the police pulled him over at 12:31 p.m. on Monday, March 26th. Bobby ...
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El Debarge Busted for Drug Possession

R & B pop singer from the 80's was arrested for drug possession and possession of narcotics with the intent to sell. El Debarge was most famous for being the front man for sibling singing ...
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Chicago Bears Linebacker J.T. Thomas Faces Drug Charges!

J.T. Thomas, Chicago Bears Player Arrested for Marijuana Possession !!! It all took place in Morgantown, West Virginia. The Chicago Bears linebacker J. T. Thomas was driving down a one-way street in ...
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