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William Cellini leaves the Dirksen Federal Courthouse after he was convicted of two charges in a conspiracy to shake down a Hollywood producer for a campaign contribution to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. (Credit: CBS)

Power Broker Cellini Guilty On 2 Counts

Illinois power broker and millionaire businessman William Cellini has been found guilty on two of four counts related to a conspiracy to squeeze the Oscar-winning producer of “Million Dollar Baby” for a campaign contribution.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

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Former Glenbard West Football Player Convicted Of Rape

A former Glenbard West High School football player was convicted Thursday of raping a 15-year-old girl last year shortly before a car crash that killed another teen implicated in the assault.


Robert Lyons, 39, is accused of beating and stabbing his mother to death in 2008 when she refused to ask a friend to get him Avril Lavigne concert tickets. (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff's Office)

Man Convicted Of Killing Mom In Spat Over Avril Concert Tickets

Robert Lyons won’t be attending an Avril Lavigne show for decades after a DuPage County jury convicted him of murdering his mother because she wouldn’t arrange tickets for him to one of the pop star’s concerts.


Andrzej Wojtkielewicz, 23, was convicted of aggravated battery for trying to run over a Chicago police officer while fleeing police from Chicago to the Elgin Toll Plaza on I-90. (Credit: Kane County Sheriff's Office)

Man Convicted Of Trying To Run Down Chicago Cop

A Kane County jury has convicted an Elk Grove Village man of aggravated battery, but acquitted him of attempted murder for trying to run over a Chicago police officer near Elgin two years ago.


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Twins First Convicted Of Sex Trafficking In Illinois

Twin brothers charged last year with forcing young women to perform sex acts for money in the south suburbs will be going to prison, the first people in Illinois convicted of human trafficking.


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Man Guilty Of Stabbing Woman, Killing Her Boyfriend

Lake Superior Court jurors deliberated about three hours before convicting a Gary, Ind. man in a stabbing incident that killed one man and seriously wounded his fiancée last year.