State Bill Would Limit Police Use Of Stingray Cell Phone Tracking UnitA bill has been filed in Springfield that would limit the ways police could use so-called Stingray cell phone technology, reports WBBM's Bob Roberts.
What Are Your Rights During A Traffic Stop?CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reviewed key points of the bland dashboard video with two law enforcement experts.
ACLU Obtains Court Orders To Maintain State Funding To Help People With DisabilitiesThe American Civil Liberties Union says it's gotten court orders keeping state budget money flowing to help many people with physical and psychological disabilities, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
ACLU Asking Judge To Order DCFS To Enact ReformsThe American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois is asking a federal judge to order the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to start enacting court-ordered reforms, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
Privacy Advocates Worry New State Cyberbullying Law Goes Too Far It's supposed to keep our kids safe, but a new state law aimed at curbing cyberbullying is coming under fire with some saying it goes too far.
ACLU: Racial Disparity In Traffic Stops Still A ProblemAn analysis by the American Civil Liberties Union has revealed African-American drivers bear an undue burden of traffic stops in Chicago.
ACLU Official: Quarantines For Returning Medical Workers Raise Constitutional IssuesIllinois, New Jersey and New York have each implemented a mandatory 21-day quarantine for medical workers returning from West Africa and the ACLU’s Colleen Connell says those policies raise serious constitutional issues.
Judge Calls Same-Sex Marriage Bans "Savage Discrimination"Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.
Wisconsin, Indiana Set To Defend Gay Marriage BansThe legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago, where nearly 200 people lined up hoping to hear arguments in a case challenging gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana.
ACLU Study Finds Racial Profiling Still An Issue For Illinois PoliceThe American Civil Liberties Union was renewing its call for an end to consensual vehicle searches by police, after a new report suggested racial profiling in Illinois is still a significant problem.
Some Concerned About Car Computers' Effect On PrivacyConnecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.
Federal Judge Orders Early Same-Sex Marriage License For Dying Same-Sex PartnerOne of the partners is expected to die before Illinois’ same-sex marriage law takes effect next June.
Ex-GOP Boss Brady To Lobby For Same-Sex MarriageFormer Illinois GOP Chair Pat Brady, who was pushed out by party conservatives because of his vocal support for same-sex marriage, is writing his next chapter by tackling the same issue.
ACLU Sues To Challenge CHA Drug Test PolicyThe practice is being challenged by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which says the urinalysis tests for residents in mixed-income housing developments are an invasion of privacy.
Civil Libertarians, Consumers Uneasy About Government Collecting Verizon Phone RecordsCBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports on why the National Security Agency may be watching who you call and who calls you.