Illinois Appellate Court
An Illinois Appellate Court panel has upheld the murder conviction of a Carpentersville woman accused of killing a 16-month-old boy at a Deerfield daycare center five years ago, but the woman’s father said it’s only a minor setback.
Tyrell Jackson, 26, of Villa Park, had faced up to 70 years in prison, until his original conviction on a charge of first-degree murder was overturned by the Illinois Appellate Court.
Bennie Starks served more than 20 years for a rape in Waukegan that he did not commit.
An Illinois appellate panel court has sided with two pharmacists, saying the State of Illinois may not force them to dispense morning-after pills.
Drew Peterson could finally be headed to trial later this year, after an Illinois appellate court handed prosecutors a major victory by allowing them to use eight hearsay statements against him at trial, reversing a lower court ruling tossing out those statements.
A panel of the Illinois Appellate court has overturned the convictions of the owners of the E2 nightclub where 21 people were killed in a stampede to the exit in 2003 after a security guard used pepper spray in the crowded club.
For the last six months, Chicago residents have been paying more for natural gas, but that is about to end.
An Illinois appeals court has upheld a Will County judge’s decision to prevent prosecutors from using some hearsay evidence against former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson at his upcoming murder trial.
Just days ago, a man who has been behind bars for 17 years learned his chance at freedom is in limbo.
Former Police Sgt. John Herman had been convicted of sexually assaulting a crack addict while on duty, but his attorneys said the sex was consensual.
A history-making hearing took place Wednesday afternoon in the Drew Peterson case.
The Drew Peterson case could be opening the door to more TV cameras in Illinois courtrooms.
The office of Gov. Pat Quinn has filed a motion to block a ruling by the Illinois Appellate Court that would undo the state’s $31 billion capital construction program.
The Illinois Attorney General’s office will try today to put on hold a state appeals court ruling that would undo Illinois’ major construction program.
The Illinois Appellate Court has struck down a $31 billion capital construction plan, as well as provisions that legalized video gambling in Illinois, allowed for privatization of the Illinois Lottery and raised various state taxes.
The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review an Illinois Appellate Court ruling that knocked Rahm Emanuel out of the race for mayor.
Rahm Emanuel has filed an appeal with the Illinois Supreme Court, asking the high court to overturn a ruling that knocked him off the ballot for Chicago mayor.
The Illinois Appellate Court has tossed mayoral frontrunner Rahm Emanuel off the ballot, reversing the decision of a lower court.
The Illinois Appellate Court is deliberating about whether Rahm Emanuel meets the residency requirements to run for mayor of Chicago after hearing arguments from both sides on Wednesday.
An attorney challenging Rahm Emanuel’s right to run for mayor of Chicago has taken his case to the Illinois Appellate Court.