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Death Penalty Ban

Andrew Kokoraleis.

History Of The Death Penalty In Illinois

A botched execution this week in Oklahoma has renewed debate over the death penalty, a practice that was abandoned in Illinois by Gov. George Ryan in 2000.

04/30/2014

Jeanine Nicarico

Nicarico’s Dad ‘Disgusted’ Dugan Won’t Face Death Sentence

The father of 10-year-old Jeanine Nicarico, who was raped and murdered in 1983, said he was “disgusted” but not surprised that Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation ending the death penalty and commuted the sentence of his daughter’s killer to life in prison.

WBBM Newsradio–03/09/2011

Gov. Quinn signs death penalty ban. (Credit: Office Of The Governor)

Quinn Signs Death Penalty Ban

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation ending the death penalty in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2011