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A legal expert with the ACLU of Illinois said the elimination of cash bail is still subject to a "campaign of misinformation" that may increase with the current election year.
The event regarding the cashless bail provision of the SAFE-T Act will be held at Universalist Unitarian Church of Joliet.
In response to questions over the case against Joliet mass shooting suspect's girlfriend, a police spokesman said investigators "continue their methodical investigation of this very complex case."
A Crest Hill man charged with the 2018 murder of a bartender at Izzy's bar will remain in jail on a $10 million bond. His case is set for trial next September.
The girlfriend of Romeo Nance, a Joliet mass shooting suspect, made her first court appearance on Thursday.
The man charged with the 2018 murder of a bartender at Izzy's bar in Joliet is scheduled to be back in court Wednesday seeking a reduction of his $10 million bond.
Kenneally: According to court data, crime among those on bail/pre-trial release is up over 40% in the first three months of the SAFE-T Act when compared to the same time-period in 2022.
The mother of a Richmond Township 14-year-old who died this week has been charged in the case; authorities said she hid and tried to flee while her son was in distress.
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A Cary man accused of seriously injuring an infant sought to be let out of jail under the SAFE-T Act but was denied.
John Maly, initially charged with drug-induced homicide, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in the death of Tyler Martin.
A Harvard man was 17 when in September when initially charged in connection with an exchange of gunfire that left an 18-year-old injured.
Douglas Boncosky is accused of identity theft, forgery and other crimes against an elderly relative.
Christopher Beale, who's been representing himself in a 2018 Joliet murder case, has been released from jail. He motioned for his pretrial release under the SAFE-T Act.
The county cited "several years of reduced or stagnant levy revenue ... increased unfunded mandates and continued high inflation" in making budget decisions.