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Illinois man facing felony drug charges after accident

Police say that a 39-year-old Cook County man was under the influence of marijuana, heroin and the prescription antidepressant Xanax when he was involved in an automobile accident on the evening of Dec. 23 in Riverside. The crash took place on Harlem Avenue near 29th Street at approximately 6:30 p.m. The man is facing a raft of felony charges including driving under the influence of drugs and possession of heroin.

Are you facing charges for one of these corporate crimes?

If you're one of many business owners in Illinois, you likely relate to the blood, sweat and tears it often takes to grow a successful enterprise. Whether you own a small, family-run company, have built a large chain of stores or are the head of a major banking firm, chance are you've faced many interruptions and challenges on your path to success.

Nurse gets probation in pill-stealing case

An Illinois nurse who pleaded guilty to taking drugs that were meant for nursing home residents was sentenced on Dec. 6 to complete two years of probation, attend a substance abuse program and do 30 hours of community service. The woman had earlier entered a guilty plea to a charge of unlawfully acquiring a controlled substance on Nov. 30.

False reading on drug test kit lands couple behind bars

Police officers in Illinois may use drug test kits during traffic stops if they suspect that they have found controlled substances in a vehicle. However, roadside drug test kits are often faulty. A couple in Arkansas was recently sent to jail after a cheap drug test kit identified baking soda as cocaine.

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