Friday, January 25, 2013
Zachary Pierce Ramirez, 21, of Naperville, pleaded guilty on Thursday to reckless driving, Chicago Tribune reports.
A Naperville man caught speeding last April, hoping to have sex with a woman he liked, pleaded guilty Thursday to reckless driving, Chicago Tribune reports. Earlier: Naperville Police Charge Man With Speeding Through Town At 111 MPH Zachary Pierce Ramirez, 21, of the 1400 block of Fairway Drive, was arrested at 2:08 a.m. April 21, 2012 at Oswego and River roads after being caught driving 111 mph in a 45-mph zone, police reports said. A story in the Daily Herald on April 27, 2012 said Ramirez was in a hurry because he was hoping to have sex with a girl he liked. He was driving about 104 mph near the Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve and another speed check determined he was going 111 mph. Police said Ramirez also had cannabis in his …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Drivers on Ogden Avenue should watch their speed and pay attention to other safety measures today.
Law enforcement agencies along the Ogden Avenue corridor through DuPage, Cook, Kane and Kendall Counties will join forces in a special traffic safety campaign today. Police will be on the lookout for drivers that are speeding, not wearing safety belts or committing other safety violations. The purpose of the campaign is to increase the safety of motorists using the thoroughfare through education and traffic enforcement. The following twelve police agencies will be part of the campaign: Each jurisdiction will implement their own enforcement action based on the needs of their communities. Don't want to miss a news update? Sign up for Lisle Patch's newsletter and like us on Facebook.
Friday, May 18, 2012
Here is a wrap-up of some of the latest political news.
A bill that would give Illinois the highest minimum rate in the country is being studied by the Illinois Senate. Illinois’ current minimum wage is $8.25 an hour, making the state one of 18 states with a minimum wage higher than the national level of $7.25 an hour. The measure would increase the wage by 50 cents a year until it matches the inflation-adjusted equivalent of minimum wage in 1968, which was $1.60 per hour. The phased-in hikes would bring Illinois’ minimum wage to $10.55 in 2015, after which yearly cost-of-living increases would occur, according to Illinois Statehouse News. Washington state has the highest minimum wage of $9.04. The proposal, which was sent May 16 to the full Senate on a 9-5 vote of the Senate Executive …