Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform recently issued its first set of recommendations to the governor. The panel was established in order to come up with effective ways to reduce the Illinois prison population by 25 percent … Continue reading

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A 17-year-old teenager charged with attempted first-degree murder of a police officer and aggravated battery of a police officer with a firearm was recently released from prison under the state’s speedy trial statute. According to both the United States Constitution and … Continue reading

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A Texas man was recently arrested and charged with the 1973 murder of his 19-year-old wife in Barrington Hills, Illinois. According to prosecutors, he is accused of staging an auto accident as the young woman’s cause of death. The couple had been … Continue reading

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Over the past several years, there has been a rise in popularity of online fantasy sports, however, a recent announcement by the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, saying these games are illegal in Illinois, certainly did not score points with online … Continue reading

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