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Illinois has become the first state to abolish cash bail as the Pre-Trial Fairness Act, part of the SAFE-T Act, went into effect September 18. This comes after extensive delays and legal challenges, as many are worried this will put more criminals back on the streets.
Illinois State Senator Scott Bennett has filed legislation to clarify language in the controversial SAFE-T Act and improve how officials can enforce the law.
According to court records, Artur Gilowski operated a criminal enterprise that involved co-conspirators stealing tens of thousands of retail products valued at over $20 million.