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Alex Bailey (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Gets 30 Days In Jail For Swearing At Judge

Alex Bailey, 31, of the 300 block of West Evergreen Street, had just been ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail in a retail theft case when he began swearing at Cook County Judge Peggy Chiampas. He was being escorted from the courtroom when he started shouting and called Chiampas a “b – – – -.”

07/21/2014

The cast of 'The Book of Mormon' performs on stage during the 65th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

‘The Book Of Mormon’ Chicago Opening Draws Criticism, But Not From Mormons

Some local ministers are calling the musical both insensitive and racist, and they’re not even Mormon.

CBS 2–12/19/2012

The Christmas catalog for Urban Outfitters this year contains a number of items with profanity, including this "Let's F***ing Reminisce" picture book, and mugs and wrapping paper that say "Merry Christmas B*****es" (Credit: CBS)

Hip Retailer Urban Outfitters Drops F-Bombs In Christmas Catalog

The youth-centric retailer Urban Outfitters is hawking its Christmas merchandise along with some nasty language this year.

CBS 2–12/04/2012

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No #*&@ing Joke: Swearing Now Legal In Park Ridge

If you stub your toe or get into a heated cell phone conversation on the streets of Park Ridge, you are now free to use whatever language you want to express your frustration.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Janusz Kopycinski, 30, is charged with felony aggravated battery to a police officer. He allegedly shouted a profanity at Mayor Richard M. Daley as Daley was leaving City Hall the last time on May 13, 2011, then fled and as officers were chasing him, a cop was "grazed" by a CTA bus. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Northwest Side Man Faces More Serious Charges After City Hall Incident

More serious charges have been lodged against a man who allegedly yelled a profanity targeting Mayor Richard M. Daley as he was leaving City Hall for the last time Friday, May 13, police said.

06/12/2011

File Photo Of A Facebook Page  (Photo Illustration by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Woman Sues Over Profanity-Laced Facebook Posting

A woman filed a lawsuit claiming that her cousin posted a defamatory message about her on his Facebook page, a message she claims harmed her reputation.

02/11/2011