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Dana Holmes Suing LaSalle County Over Likely Illegal Strip-Search After DUI Arrest

Dana Holmes Suing LaSalle County Over Likely Illegal Strip-Search After DUI Arrest

A 32-year-old Illinois woman filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that LaSalle County officers illegally strip-searched her and left her nude in a jail cell.

According to ABC Chicago, Dana Holmes was arrested in May on a DUI charge and brought into a county jail where a security camera captured four sheriff's officers -- three men and one women --

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  • Written by The Chicago Defender
  • Category: Chicago

CTA Blue Line Train Crash: Commute Resumes In Chicago After 'Ghost Train' Collision

 

FOREST PARK, Ill. -- The morning commute was mainly running smoothly a day after an empty, unmanned commuter train slammed into another at a suburban Chicago station, injuring dozens of passengers.

The Chicago Transit Authority train connecting Chicago's western suburbs with downtown and O'Hare International Airport was operating on a single-track

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  • Written by The Chicago Defender
  • Category: Chicago

This Is What's Happening To Your Congressman's Paycheck Thanks To The Government Shutdown

The clock struck 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday with congressional lawmakers incapable of reaching an agreement on a short-term measure to fund the government. The failure led to the first government shutdown since 1996, and stood as another low point for a Congress that's pretty much only had low points.

With the historically unpopular Congress now

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  • Written by The Chicago Defender
  • Category: Chicago