The Illinois Lottery hasn't actually paid its big winners since July 1. Lottery officials say they don't have the legal authority to make those payments because the state legislature hasn't passed a budget yet. They do, however, apparently still have the authority to continue to sell lottery tickets.
Cops laugh about “probable cause on four legs” but the damage to innocent lives is real.
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How pretextual traffic stops got the judicial stamp of approval.
The FBI Seized Heirlooms, Coins, and Cash From Hundreds of Safe Deposit Boxes in Beverly Hills, Despite Knowing 'Some' Belonged to 'Honest Citizens'
Victims of the FBI's constitutionally dubious raid say they've been told to come forward and identify themselves if they want their stuff back.