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Man Could Get 30 Years In Prison For Spitting On Jail Guard

Posted 06.13.2011 | Chicago

A man who was being held in Champaign County Jail in Illinois faces up to 30 years in prison for allegedly spitting on a jail guard while in his cell....

Bill Could Mean Jail Time For Minors' Tattoos

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Falsely representing oneself to be the parent or guardian of a minor who is looking to get "inked" could bring jail time or a fine under legislation a...

Pro-Pedestrian Law Passes Illinois Senate, Heads To Quinn’s Desk

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Drivers, get ready to stop--a lot. A bill which makes a dramatic change in how motorists drive and interact with their pedestrian counterparts, is ...

Illinois BAN On Texting While Driving Effective Jan. 1, 2010

suntimes.com | FindLaw Blotter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Friday, Illinois will become the 19th state to ban texting while driving....