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Elgin Sues Maniac Latin Disciples Under State Anti-Gang Law

One suburban Chicago community is taking a street gang to court — not to criminal court, as is the standard practice nationwide — but to civil court.


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Kane County State’s Attorney: Raises Needed To Keep Prosecutors From Leaving

The Kane County State’s Attorney is planning to ask for raises for his staff, and he says the reason is crucial.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Jonathan Moore, 30, was freed from prison on March 6, 2012, after a judge vacated his murder and attempted convictions, because police and prosecutors now say someone else committed the crimes. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Man Freed After Serving 10 Years For Murder He Didn’t Commit

Kane County prosecutors say asking a judge to vacate a man’s 2002 murder conviction was “the right thing to do.”


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New Kane Prosecuter Pleased With “No-Refusal” For DUIs

Three people were charged in a New Year’s Day drunken driving “no-refusal” operation.