Hundreds of additional police will be conducting safety checks for impaired driving and seatbelt violations during the holiday weekends.Also watching out for drunk drivers are citizens with an incentive. People who report drunk drivers in Illinois during the holiday weekends could get $100.
Illinois State Police officials are warning drivers cops will be out in full force this holiday weekend. About 100 roadside safety checks are scheduled across the state in an effort to crack down on drunk driving.
On any given day, the Cook County Jail holds hundreds of inmates picked up on criminal charges who also happen to be wanted for an immigration violation. Sheriff Tom Dart’s office keeps them up to 48 hours beyond when the criminal cases would allow them out.
Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd pleaded guilty Wednesday in a South Bend, Indiana court to misdemeanor drunken driving and was sentenced to one year of probation.Floyd, who is suspended indefinitely from the football team, will not be allowed to drive for 90 days, and after that he must pass
Dozens of U.S. municipalities have declared themselves sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants. A Cook County declaration bans the Sheriff's Office from assisting with an investigation of someone's immigration status.