St. Charles man’s speeding stop turns into DUI arrest as well in Kendall County.
Monday night’s arrest of a St. Charles man in Kendall County brings one more proof to the truth of the expression, one thing leads to another. James D. Peters, 50, of the 6N200 block of Woodland Drive, was driving on Route 71 near Legion Road, southwest of Yorkville, when a Kendall County sheriff’s deputy clocked him driving 104 mph in a 55 mph zone about 10:27 p.m. Although the report lacked details, it did state that Peters’ arrest on a charge of speeding was followed with a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.
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 …