Most people expect Illinois law enforcement to defend the private property of Illinois residents. As long as you obey the law, your life, liberty and property should be secure from the law – or so common sense would suggest. Yet, every year, Illinois law enforcement agencies take tens of millions of dollars in cash, vehicles,...View Report
Lawmakers in Springfield are seeking to offer patients with debilitating conditions the option to replace opioids with medical marijuana.
Pending the governor’s signature, the bill would expand Chicago’s smoking age restriction statewide.
Illinois’ law mandating a minimum age for leaving children home alone is the strictest of its kind in the nation.
House Bill 2367 would allow those convicted of marijuana possession before Illinois decriminalized marijuana to petition for expungement of their guilty plea or criminal conviction.
State lawmakers would be wise to re-examine the barriers to second chances and first careers throughout the state.
Illinois has started to embrace second chances for people who have been through the criminal justice system.
Motorists have only hours left to seek a refund from the city of Chicago.
In 2017 the Illinois General Assembly passed two bills that can improve employment outcomes for ex-offenders, potentially reducing crime and saving millions of dollars.
ProPublica Illinois and the Chicago Tribune’s groundbreaking report shows how disciplinary actions for Chicago police officers fall through the cracks.
The proposal would fine pedestrians $90 for checking their phone at city intersections and $500 for the offense of being distracted.