Prosecutors Say 5,700 Cases Dropped Similarly To Jussie Smollett's; But One Such Example Shocked At The ComparisonTerrae Washington said he had to complete 50 hours of community service while working two jobs to get charges dropped against him while Jussie Smollett only had to do 16.
17-Year Old Holds Huge Garage Sale To Raise Money For 2-Year Old With CancerTim Long, 17, will hold a huge garage sale this weekend and will give all the money raised to the family of Beau Dowling, a two-year old in West Beverly who has cancer.
Woman Held With No Bond For Incomplete Community Service In 1994 A recent audit of jail inmates turned up a Chicago woman who'd been held for seven weeks without bond, and she was only accused of not completing court-ordered community service almost 23 years ago.
Court Worker Accused Of Trading Community Service Hours For SexThe Lake County Sheriff’s Department said 44-year-old Anselmo Magana was accepting cash and sex in exchange for falsely certifying people on probation had performed court-ordered community service hours.
Teen Captured After Fleeing Work Release ProgramJeremy Betancourt has been serving a sentence of periodic imprisonment and probation. He entered a guilty plea in March 2014 in connection with a drag racing accident that killed 16-year-old Antioch High school student Cynthia Perez. Perez was a passenger in the car when it flipped, ejecting her.
Suspect Pleads Guilty In Mugging Of Mayor Emanuel's SonAn 18-year-old man pleaded guilty Monday to theft and aggravated battery for mugging the son of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and stealing his cell phone as the mayor’s wife looked on in the courtroom.
Students Skip Required Community Service, Will Miss GraduationFour dozen Oak Lawn High School seniors won’t be graduating with the rest of their class on Wednesday, after allegedly cheating on their community service hours requirement.
Beanie Babies Founder Gets Probation For Tax EvasionThe billionaire creator of Beanie Babies avoided prison Monday, when he was sentenced to two years of probation for evading taxes by hiding millions of dollars in a Swiss bank account that contained more than $100 million at one time.
Judgment Day For Jacksons In Washington, D.C. Court They were once a political power couple from one of the most storied public families in the United States.
Man Gets Community Service For Driving 142 MPH While DrunkDean Suominen, 37, avoided a possible jail term by pleading guilty to drunken driving and reckless driving charges stemming from the Jan. 10, 2012, crash in Naperville.
Woman Gets Community Service, Probation For Pepper Spraying Metra ConductorA Metra passenger has been ordered to perform community service for spraying a conductor with dog repellent a train station in Wheaton last fall.
Surfer Arrested At Oak Street Beach Gets Community ServiceA North Side man arrested last month for illegally surfing off Oak Street Beach will have the charges against him dropped if he completes 20 hours of community service.
Men Get Fine, Community Services For Using Hydrant To Fill Hockey RinkTwo men from Tinley Park who made headlines when they were caught tapping into a fire hydrant to fill their backyard skating rink are paying fines performing community service.
Vrdolyak Goes Fancy For Community Service SentenceFormer Ald. Ed Vrdolyak reportedly spent many hours of his community service sentence organizing a fancy fundraiser.