Misdemeanor Charges

Jail/Prison

New Chicago Anti-Gang Strategy: No More No-Cash Bonds For Misdemeanors

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy has found a new way to keep gang members off their street corners.

08/12/2012

Cook County Jail

County To Free Illegal Immigrants Being Held On Minor Charges

Immigrant rights activists won a victory in Cook County Wednesday, as the County Board agreed to free illegal immigrants being held on lesser charges.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2011

Lawrence Taylor

Hall Of Famer, Taylor Pleads To Sexual Misconduct Charge

Lawrence Taylor will be require to register himself as a sex offender as a result of pleading guilty Thursday to sexual misconduct and patronizing a prostitute, misdemeanor charges that carry no jail time.

01/13/2011