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City of Peoria owes Twitter user $125,000 after unjust arrest

Jon Daniel sits in court

Peoria, Illinois resident Jon Daniel was awarded $125,000 in a lawsuit against the city of Peoria, after being arrested for operating a parody Twitter account in the name of Mayor Jim Ardis.     In 2014, Daniel’s home was raided by police over his Twitter account, @Peoriamayor, claiming that he violated an Illinois law regarding… Read More