Court: Constitutional Ban On High Fines Applies To StatesJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote the court's opinion in favor of Tyson Timbs, of Marion, Indiana. Police seized Timbs' $40,000 Land Rover when they arrested him for selling about $400 worth of heroin.Timbs pleaded guilty, but faced no prison time. The biggest loss was the Land Rover he bought with some of the life insurance money he received after his father died.
Feds Seize $180K In Fake Blackhawks, Lightning Gear During Stanley Cup FinalThe “Operation Team Player” initiative led to the seizure of 4,376 counterfeit items, including fake jerseys, hats, t-shirts, jackets and other souvenirs, worth an estimated $181,215 based on the manufacturer’s suggested retail prices.
Suit: Cops Ran Over Man With Squad Car, Left Him There As He Had SeizureChicago Police ran over an epileptic man with their squad car and left him underneath the vehicle as he had a seizure, calling for backup instead of helping him first, a newly filed federal lawsuit claims.
Pregnant Woman Arrested For Endangering Unborn Child By HuffingAt 2:25 p.m. Wednesday, a Porter County Sheriff’s Department’s officer went to Mariah Warner’s home, in the 100 block of East Bates Street in Hebron, to serve an arrest warrant for neglect of a dependent and inhaling toxic vapors, stemming from a July 9 incident in Hebron
City Council Approves Tax Refund Seizures, Bath Salts BanCity revenue collectors can now take your state income tax refund if you aren’t paying your parking tickets, now that the City Council has approved the plan.
Man Dies After Apparent Seizure In Police LockupA 56-year-old man died in a police lockup on Sunday after apparently suffering a seizure.
Feds At O'Hare Seize $125K Headed To PakistanU.S. Customs agents have seized more than $125,000 in cash from a family that was traveling from O'Hare International Airport to Pakistan.
Boy Who Died Was Accidentally Shot By SiblingA 14-year-old boy is dead, after being shot accidentally by a sibling at his Far South Side home.