Former Judges, Ex-Prosecutors Urge Alvarez To Drop Perjury CaseThe letter to Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said the prosecution of Willie Johnson could discourage other people from recanting prior testimony.
Report: No Evidence Of Daley Influence In Koschman CaseA special prosecutor has released a report concluding there's no evidence former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley or other family members sought to influence an investigation into the 2004 death of a man punched by Daley's nephew.
Special Prosecutor's Report On Koschman Case To Be Released TuesdaySpecial prosecutor Dan K. Webb will release a 162-page report Tuesday morning that’s expected to shed light on whether clout kept police and prosecutors from charging Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, with killing David Koschman.
Special Prosecutor To Complete Koschman Probe Pro BonoGoing forward, Cook County taxpayers won't have to pay for work of a special prosecutor investigating why Chicago Police and Cook County prosecutors did not charge a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley in the death of David Koschman.
All-Star Lawyers To Re-Try 2,400-Year-Old Socrates CaseA pair of former federal prosecutors will be re-trying a 2,400-year-old case, and they won’t just be trying to convict one of the world’s most beloved philosophers, but they’ll be going up against two prominent Chicago attorneys.
Vanecko Judge Steps Aside, New Judge From Outside Cook County SoughtAfter a judge with ties to former Mayor Richard M. Daley recused himself from the involuntary manslaughter case against a Daley nephew, Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans is asking the state's highest court to appoint a judge from outside the county.
Daley Nephew Indicted In 2004 Death Of David KoschmanA nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman.
Jackson Family Not Talking About Jesse Jr.'s Tentative Plea DealThere has been no official response from the Jackson family to the exclusive CBS 2 report that Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has been negotiating a plea deal with federal prosecutors that would lead to his resignation for health reasons and likely jail time. Reactions among his constituents on Saturday were mixed.
Former U.S. Prosecutor Negotiating Plea Deal For Jackson Jr.The embattled South Side congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. would resign for health reasons, admit to misspending campaign funds and likely spend some time behind bars, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has learned.
Dan Webb Named Special Prosecutor In David Koschman CaseA judge has named former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb as a special prosecutor to re-investigate the death of a man, after he was punched by the nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley.
Embroiled Cellini Trial Juror Storms Out Of Court, Yells, 'Leave Me Alone!'During as post-trial hearing Friday, a juror in the trial of convicted powerbroker William Cellini stormed out of court, yelling, “Leave me alone!”
Judge Wants To Question Cellini Juror About Convictions; Won't Seek Reporters' NotesA federal judge wants to talk to a juror who failed to disclose her felony convictions before she was seated on the jury that convicted power broker William Cellini, but he won’t force reporters to turn over notes of their interviews with that juror.