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Charges Dismissed

Vandetta Redwood (Credit: Chicago Police)

Charges Dismissed Against Aunt Of Accused Teen Killer

Prosecutors argued Vandetta Redwood initially told police she was not there when 14-year-old Endia Martin was shot, but a cell phone video obtained by police put her at the scene. Judge Donald Panarese Jr. called the video “choppy” and “poor,” then ruled the state did not meet the burden of proof.

05/23/2014

Court Generic

Judge Tosses Criminal Case Against Gary Cop

Judge Diane Ross Boswell’s decision Wednesday in the case against Demonte Yanders was not requested by prosecutors nor Yanders’ attorney and came after the judge rejected the state’s request that Tiffany Swagerty be jailed until she appeared for pretrial questioning by the defense.

05/15/2014

Former Congressman Mel Reynolds arrives at court in Harare, Zimbabwe, to appear on charges of immigration violations and possession of pornography. (Credit: The Herald)

Reynolds’ Porn Charge Dismissed In Zimbabwe; Guilty Plea On Immigration Violation

A Zimbabwean magistrate on Friday dismissed charges against former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds of possessing pornography, and he was ordered to pay a fine or face jail time after pleading guilty to charges of violating the country’s immigration laws.

02/21/2014

Daniel Taylor (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Man Cleared Of Double Murder Sues Chicago, Police

A Chicago man released from prison last year after serving 20 years for a double homicide filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging that officers beat him into confessing to the crime and suppressed evidence that proved his innocence.

02/03/2014

Gavel

Lake County Prosecutors Dismiss 20-Year-Old Rape Case

Lake County prosecutors dismissed a 20-year-old rape case Tuesday.

WBBM Newsradio–05/15/2012

A judge dismissed rape charges against Peapod driver Guillermo Balingit, finding no probable cause in the case. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Charges Dismissed Against Peapod Driver Accused Of Raping Customer

Charges were dismissed on Monday for a grocery delivery truck driver charged last month with allegedly sexually assaulting a customer inside her South Loop home.

12/19/2011

Anita Alvarez

Charges Dismissed For 32 Offenders In Alternative Program

Cook County prosecutors have dismissed felony charges against the first group of offenders who successfully completed a new alternative program aimed at giving first-time, non-violent offenders a second chance.

12/14/2011