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Pritzker Signs Amendments to SAFE-T Act December 6; Lawsuit Fighting Implementation Begins December 20

By Greg Bishop | The Center Square Amendments to Illinois’ SAFE-T Act are now law. The controversial legislation passed the previous General Assembly in January 2021. It brought about sweeping changes to the state’s criminal […]

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Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office Files Detention Petitions Against All Alleged Murderers, Sex Offenders, and Felony Domestic Abusers Currently in Lake County Jail

More Petitions to Follow in Anticipation of SAFE-T Act Taking Effect (Lake County, IL) Today, the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office announced that, pursuant to the SAFE-T Act’s new detention system, it has filed detention petitions […]

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Superseding Federal Indictment Against Former Illinois Speaker of the House Adds Charge for Alleged Corruption Scheme Related to AT&T Illinois

CHICAGO — A federal grand jury in Chicago has charged former Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives Michael J. Madigan with corruptly arranging for payments to be made to a political ally as part […]

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Statement From State’s Attorney Berlin Regarding Naperville Police Officer-Involved Shooting of Male Armed with Hatchet

“Every case involving the use of deadly force by a police officer, whether on or off duty, must be carefully and thoroughly investigated. Such scrutiny is required to ensure the protection of the civil rights […]

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Officials Oppose End of Cash Bail; But Pritzker Says End of Cash Bail Prevents Low Level Criminals from Sitting in Jail For Months

By Andrew Hensel | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker is defending the SAFE-T Act despite criticisms from law enforcement statewide that it will make Illinois less safe. The Safety, Accountability, […]

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San Mateo, California Sheriff Orders Raid on Indiana Batmobile Company for Failed Delivery of Batmobile Replica

Holy political favors, Batman! That’s the allegation against San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos Bolanos for sending a four-man investigative team across the country last week, to raid the garage that builds Batmobiles. YouTube Tips ⓘ […]