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
The Land of Lincoln is the first state to legalize recreational marijuana via the legislative process rather than a ballot initiative.
This summer, drivers in Illinois will face stiffer penalties for texting behind the wheel.
Answers to frequently asked questions about Illinois’ cannabis legalization law.
A bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois is en route to the highest office in the state.
Illinois state senators voted 53-0 to extend a pilot program that would waive the fee to expunge or seal records for those wrongfully arrested or charged with a crime in Cook County.
Illinois lawmakers’ approach to some minor criminal offenses has evolved, but not their treatment of the related criminal records that can haunt someone for life. A pair of bills could change that.
As Illinois works to decriminalize minor offenses, the Restoring Justice Act would adjust sentences for past offenders.
The Opioid Alternative Pilot Program launched Jan. 31, giving more Illinoisans the option to treat pain with medical marijuana in place of opioids.
Illinois State Police announced plans to aggressively crack down on misuse of the left lane on interstate highways, deploying “covert vehicles” to boost enforcement.
Illinois’ law mandating a minimum age for leaving children home alone is the most restrictive in the nation. That should change.