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  • National Seat Check Saturday aims to curb child fatalities from car accidents

    National Seat Check Saturday aims to curb child fatalities from car accidents
    Installing child safety seats in cars can be a frustrating experience. Finding out that nine out of ten child safety seats are not installed correctly, according to the Illinois State Police, is downright frightening. Car accidents are the second...
  • Drink. Drive. Catch a break.

     Drink. Drive. Catch a break.
    If you drink and drive, you pay. That's what the law says. Driving under the influence of alcohol is supposed to lead to a driver's license suspension. But in some suburbs, particularly DuPage County, people arrested for DUI often waltz around the state...
  • Three new teen driving bills signed into law

    Three new teen driving bills signed into law
    Gov. Pat Quinn signed three road safety bills into law Monday, including two that aim to make it tougher for some teenage drivers to earn a license. The first, dubbed "Patricia's Law," would prohibit judges from granting supervision to anyone charged in...
  • DUI: Chicago

    DUI: Chicago
    Ten a night—that's the number of Chicagoans pulled over for driving under the influence, on average. A total of 3,795 people were arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Chicago last year, according to Chicago Police data....
  • Push to lower legal limit of intoxication to 0.05 stirs debate

    Push to lower legal limit of intoxication to 0.05 stirs debate
    — Timothy Brown has put hundreds of drunken drivers behind the wheel. In the research center where he works, the drivers ingest vodka or 151-proof alcohol and get behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Malibu mounted in a metal pod about the size of a...
  • Secretary of State Jesse White announces run for record 5th term

    Secretary of State Jesse White announces run for record 5th term
    Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White formally launched his bid for a record fifth term today, with the popular 79-year-old saying there's more work to be done. White already is on track to become the longest-serving secretary of state at the...
  • Illinois begins issuing driver's licenses in December to people in country illegally

    Illinois begins issuing driver's licenses in December to people in country illegally
    The first driver's licenses for immigrants living in Illinois illegally will be issued in December, with officials estimating that as many as 500,000 people could eventually apply for the special permits. Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White's office...
  • Chicago dog license push is a bust

    Chicago dog license push is a bust
    City Hall’s effort to get Chicago residents to register their dogs is largely a bust, City Clerk Susan Mendoza acknowledged today. During a two-year push, the city added nearly 11,600 dog tags to bring the rolls up to almost 41,000 as of June 30....
  • Hampton City Schools medical program at Bethel High already on track to become a Governor's Health Sciences Academy

    Hampton City Schools medical program at Bethel High already on track to become a Governor's Health Sciences Academy
    Hampton City Schools is so far out front with qualifications to have its Health and Medical Sciences Academy transition to one of the new governor's health sciences academies that the upgrade appears to be seamless. Hampton has had its Health and...
  • How Madigan builds his patronage army

     How Madigan builds his patronage army
    When House Speaker Michael Madigan accidentally triggered a patronage scandal at the Metra commuter rail agency, it was the result of two extraordinary events. First his request to boost the Metra salary of a longtime political worker was refused....
  • New Illinois law limits probation in fatal crashes

    New Illinois law limits probation in fatal crashes
    Drivers in fatal crashes will be less likely to get a special kind of probation under a new law that went into effect this year. The law is the latest to limit when judges can use the probation, called court supervision, which is widely popular...