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Madigan: Parents Should Check Sex Offender Registries Before Kids’ Trick-Or-Treating

Illinois law bars sex offenders under court supervision from handing out Halloween candy to children.

10/31/2013

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Governor Signs Three New Traffic Safety Laws

One law, dubbed “Kelsey’s Law,” was inspired by an accident in which Minooka teenager Kelsey Little was seriously injured when she was struck by a teen driver who was driving without a learner’s permit.

WBBM Newsradio–08/06/2013

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Secretary Of State Seeks To Eliminate Court Supervision For Drivers In Deadly Crashes

Kill someone with your car, and get a real punishment — that’s the idea behind new proposed legislation in Illinois that could take court supervision off the table in crashes that result in fatalities.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

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Former Student Accused Of School Bomb Threat Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charge

Nineteen-year-old Ryan Ricco, who allegedly threatened to blow up two schools last year on Facebook, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and will spend a year on court supervision.

08/05/2011

Speeding

Go To Jail For Excessive Speeding In 2011

If you have a lead foot, you’ll want to ease up on the pedal in 2011. In just a few days, a new Illinois law will crack down on aggressive drivers.

WBBM Newsradio–12/28/2010