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Second Season of TLC’s D.U.I. to start June 28th

Season Two of TLC’s D.U.I. show will begin June 28th. The show depicts DUI arrests from stop to court resolution. Unfortunately, in season one the show did not have any interviews with DUI attorneys or experts to explain the legal process or raise questions about the methods and training ofthe arresting officers. This would have […]

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Chicago Police to conduct roadside safety checks this weekend

The Chicago Police Department has announced that it will be conducting roadside safety checks this weekend on the West and South sides. Friday night they will be conducting one in the Austin (15th) District at 5400 West Madison, beginning at 8:00 p.m. through 4:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Saturday night they will be conducting one in […]

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The Police plan to be out in force Memorial Day Weekend

From the Chicago Tribune: Memorial Day weekend should be sunny and hot — with an increased chance of getting stopped by police. Drivers should expect a larger-than-usual police presence during the Memorial Day weekend as local law enforcement agencies plan their annual crackdown. Illinois State Police, the Chicago Police Department and the Illinois Department of […]

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Gurnee Roadblock Friday night near Six Flags

From the Lake County News-Sun: The Gurnee Police Department along with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday officers will be conducting a roadside safety checkpoint Friday on Grand Avenue near Six Flags Great America. The checkpoint will begin around 10 p.m. in the 5300 block of Grand Avenue and go early morning hours of […]

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Illinois Legislature passes tough new speeding law

Illinois lawmakers have once again toughen Illinois’ speeding laws.  According to the Tribune: The legislation, now headed to the governor’s desk, would prevent judges from granting a special probation known as court supervision to those caught driving more than 25 mph over the limit on a nonrural road or more than 30 mph on a […]

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DUI Impoundments

The other day, a new client called me with several questions about the towing and storage fees he had to pay after he was arrested for a DUI in one of the Cook County suburbs.  He had to pay over $250 for the tow and $500 for the impoundment. Up until recently, there was no […]

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