City to crack down on misdemeanors with “broken windows”

Have you or a friend ever received a nuisance ticket for drinking too much, and then completely forgot about or ignored the ticket? Under Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new “broken windows” policy, the fines for public liquor consumption or urination doubles to $1,000, and you may face six months in jail if you skip an administrative hearing. DNAinfoChicago’s Ted Cox fills Turi in on this new city ordinance aimed to send a message to those who disregard the law that every crime, no matter how small, will have legal consequences.

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