Drinking alcohol and driving don’t mix well, and neither do DUI charges and other felony crimes. A Chicago man learned this this hard way this week after being sentenced to 34 years in prison for drunk driving which resulted in the death of a young woman and unrelated sexual assault charges. The Chicago Tribune reports (Read More)
DUI charges can lead to injury, death, and vehicular homicide or other serious charges. A Chicago man made headlines this week after a DuPage County judge sentenced him to ten years in prison for a February, 2012, drunk driving accident. 34-year-old Daniel Clark pleaded guilty to aggravated DUI charges for the incident that killed 42-year-old (Read More)
When a person is stopped and arrested on DUI charges, he or she may be scared and confused as to what is going to happen next. A DUI charge and arrest may result in a ride in the back of the police vehicle and being booked and fingerprinted into jail. Aside from the penalties and (Read More)
This is the age of Facebook, Twitter, and any other instant message update available. These social media platforms have been useful for consumers to warn each other about speed traps and sobriety checkpoints. Illinois motorists should take a lesson from this recent news report by being aware how tweets and posts about sobriety checkpoints may inspire police (Read More)
A Driving Under Influence, commonly abbreviated as DUI charge in Illinois, is a very serious matter. Thus, it has to be handled immediately in order to avoid further legal problems. Even though you might not need a lawyer in some cases, it is vital to search for a DUI attorney if you are charged by the police. (Read More)
The U.S. Supreme Court has been busy these past few weeks deciding cases regarding whether police need a warrant for certain bodily evidence. The Court recently decided it was unreasonable to perform a chemical test on an unwilling DUI suspect without a warrant. This week, the Supreme Court has ruled no warrant is needed to collect DNA (Read More)
This is the age of Facebook, Twitter, and any other instant message update available. These social media platforms have been useful for consumers to warn each other about speed traps and sobriety checkpoints. The tables have turned in neighboring St. Louis last week when law enforcement changed tactics by setting up checkpoints in the middle (Read More)
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