Drivers on road nearby quiet city park known for bird watching slammed with hundreds of bike lane infractions
In Chicago, thousands of drug possession arrests are tossed out every year because of an unwritten rule in the courts, a Better Government Association/Chicago Sun-Times investigation has found. The cost to taxpayers? Millions. To those arrested? Jobs, housing, freedom.
In Illinois, possession of even trace amounts of heroin residue is a felony. But in Oregon, it’s not a crime at all any more. Instead, people caught with drugs get a ticket. Oregon’s new drug reform is keeping users out of jail — but the goal of getting them help for their addictions has been elusive.
Drug issue hits every corner of Cook County. ‘It breaks my heart,’ the state’s attorney says.
The BGA and Chicago Sun-Times analyzed 280,000 total drug possession arrests made in Cook County over nearly two decades. The data used was provided by The Circuit, the collaborative journalistic enterprise led by the BGA and Injustice Watch.
Mientras se postula para un cuarto mandato, el alcalde de Lyons Chris Getty, ha gastado casi $100,000 en cuentas legales vinculadas a una amplia investigación de corrupción
Lyons Mayor Chris Getty has spent nearly $100,000 on legal bills tied to a wide-ranging corruption investigation as he runs for a fourth term.
An unprecedented investigation of court data finds systematic effort to keep Judge James Linn from deciding sex charges after a controversial ruling he made years ago.
Una investigación sin precedentes de los datos judiciales comprueba un esfuerzo sistemático para evitar que el juez James Linn decida sobre casos de sexo después de un controvertido fallo que dictó hace años.
Judge Diane Gordon Cannon criticized for verbal outbursts, a pro-prosecution bent and jailing of probationers for sometimes-minor infractions.