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November 2nd, 2015

Chicago Isn’t the Most Violent Illinois City

Chicago has been in the news quite a bit lately. Most – if not all – of what's being reported is far from complimentary. A deadly uptick in violent crime throughout the city has prompted many officials and media personalities to dub Chicago the “Most Violent City in America.” Of course, while the title is...

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June 18th, 2015

New DUI Technology Sets Off Privacy Concerns

For many years, the Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID) has been required in Illinois for certain drivers who have lost their licenses due to a DUI conviction, a refusal to blow into the Breath Alcohol Machine or a result of .08 or greater. This device, which is attached to the driver’s vehicle, prevents the...

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March 24th, 2015

Mugging for Dummies 101

Interested in committing a crime and getting caught quickly? If that’s your intention, may we suggest mugging the son of the Mayor of Chicago. What a great idea. Sure, you can try to mug a county employee or two, or maybe even an alderman, but if you really want the full attention of the Chicago...

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August 15th, 2014

Chicago Police DUI Crackdown Underway

Just days ago, the Chicago Police announced yet another “Roadside Safety Check” intended to catch and arrest drunk drivers. A roadside check is an opportunity for the police to set up road blocks and stop cars that pass by. Sometimes such a roadblock will involve stopping every single car, while other times the police will...

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January 27th, 2014

Ringing Cell Phone Lands Man In Jail

These days, everyone has a cell phone. Whether you’re in a restaurant, in the washroom, in the theater, or on a bus, it seems there’s always someone next to you talking. Now there’s even talk of allowing people on airplane flights to use their phones while in flight – and you thought it couldn’t get...

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January 17th, 2014

What Do Pizza And Murder Have In Common?

Chicago is a city that takes pride in a great many things such as its fantastic skyline, its deep dish pizza, and all of its sports teams including the Bulls, Bears, Blackhawks, White Sox and Cubs. The city of Chicago is well known for throwing big parades any time a first-place title is won. But...

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January 14th, 2014

Chicago Woman Arrested Nearly 400 Times

People often say that they are “just in the wrong place at the wrong time” and often this is true. Across Chicago and throughout counties such as Cook, Lake, Kane, Will, DuPage and McHenry, police conduct surveillance on high crime areas and known drug sale locations. If you live near or are traveling through such...

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November 29th, 2013

Criminal and Traffic Lawyers Since 1990

Nothing is more important than your freedom and your future. At the law offices of Mitchell S. Sexner & Associates LLC, our experienced lawyers have been protecting the rights of our clients with great care since 1990. From traffic tickets and DUIs to the most serious of felonies, every attorney on our team is well...

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Written by Mitchell S. Sexner Last Updated : December 30, 2021