California To Become First State To Eliminate Bail For Suspects Awaiting TrialOther states including New Jersey, Alaska and New Mexico have overhauled their bail systems.
Trump Administration Outlines Plan To Reunify Separated Children With Deported ParentsThere are currently 365 separated children with parents outside the US in the care of the Department of Health and Human Services, according to the submitted plan.
Norfolk Southern Defends Use Of 'Bait Trucks' To Prevent Freight Theft, Despite Criticism From Alderman, ACLUA major railroad is fighting back against accusations it's trying to lure people into stealing goods from freight cars.
Trump Administration, ACLU Divided On Family ReunificationsThe ACLU, which sued on behalf of separated parents, called for the government to take "significant and prompt steps."
Separated Families Decry Conflicting Information As Reunification Deadline PassesFifty-four immigrant children separated from their parents will be reunited with their families Tuesday – just a few more than half of the 102 children under five years old the government was court-ordered to reunite by today.
Officers Can Take Your Cash And It’s LegalThe CBS 2 Investigators expose law enforcement confiscating money - even when there is no crime. One man lost tens of thousands of dollars and reached out to CBS 2's Dave Savini.
Eye In The Sky Or Spy In The Sky? Debate Over Drone Cameras In Public SpacesThe proposal was sparked by last year's Las Vegas massacre.
Chicago Businesses Take Part In “Open To All" Day Of ActionChicago businesses take part in an "Open To All" day of action, as the US Supreme Court hears arguments in the case of a bakery that refused service to a same-sex couple.
ACLU Files Lawsuit Asking Federal Courts To Oversee Reform Of CPDA new lawsuit seeks to have a federal judge oversee reform of the Chicago Police Department, especially as it relates to the use of force.
ACLU Disappointed Supreme Court Upholds Trump's Travel BanThe American Civil Liberties of Illinois spokesman predicts the court will overturn the ban after hearing arguments this fall.
ACLU Saw Membership Surge In Illinois After Trump's ElectionACLU of Illinois spokesman Ed Yohnka said, since Election Day, membership more than doubled to more than 50,000 people.
Activists: Trump Rollback Of Transgender Policy "Cruel To Children"Civil rights advocates and LGBTQ activists denounced President Donald Trump’s decision to roll back an Obama administration policy regarding transgender restroom access at public schools, accusing the president of being “cruel to children.”
Trump Presidency Raises Concerns About Constitutional LimitsWith the inauguration fast approaching, the American Civil Liberties Union has expressed concerns president-elect Donald Trump might infringe upon constitutional freedoms after taking office.
Federal Judge Blocks Indiana Abortion LawU.S. District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt released a ruling Thursday that grants the preliminary injunction sought by Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky. The law was to set to take effect Friday.
Couple Files Complaint After Inn Denies Them Non-Religious WeddingA mixed faith couple has filed a discrimination complaint with the state, after being told they could not have their wedding at an inn in Galena, because they wanted a non-religious ceremony.