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A homecoming celebration turned tragic this past weekend when a car plowed into a crowd of spectators, killing four and injuring dozens. Three adults and a two-year-old child were killed when the vehicle driven by a 25-year-old woman suddenly crashed … Continue reading

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In recent months the nation has grappled with the question of police tactics and the use of force by law enforcement officers. Are police becoming too much like a military force that oppresses as opposed to a community presence that … Continue reading

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While the approved medical use of marijuana has been technically legal in the state of Illinois for almost a year and half, other legislation has made its way through Springfield that would decriminalize low-level possession for all residents. Last week, … Continue reading

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With high-profile criminal prosecutions regularly capturing national attention and the intense dramatization of courtroom proceedings on television shows and movies, many may be led to believe that every criminal charge will play out in an oak-paneled room, in front of … Continue reading

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