Insanity

Michael L. Marzo, 23, is charged with one count of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his mother. (Credit: Bolingbrook Police Department)

Man Not Guilty Of Killing His Mother By Reason Of Insanity

A judge on Friday said that a southwest suburban man likely stabbed his mother to death in 2011, but found him not guilty of murder by reason of insanity.

10/11/2013

Cynthia Brim, a Cook County judge, has been barred from her duties following allegations she pushed a sheriff's deputy. (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Judge Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity In Battery Trial

Cook County Judge Cynthia Brim, who suffers from long-term mental illness, was found not guilty by reason of insanity Monday in her misdemeanor battery trial.

02/04/2013

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum (John Muchow/www.presidentlincoln.org)

Mary Todd Lincoln’s Insanity Retrial To Be Staged

Dramatic details delving into the life of Abraham Lincoln’s wife are about to take center stage.

09/24/2012

Gavel

Lakeview Mom Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity For Infant’s Death

A Cook County judge Tuesday found a Lakeview woman accused of suffocating her eight-month-old son while battling a severe postpartum condition not guilty by reason of insanity.

09/04/2012

Marci Webber

Judge Finds Woman Not Guilty, Insane, For Slashing Daughter’s Throat

A Bloomingdale woman accused of killing her daughter could spend the rest of her life in a psychiatric hospital, after being found not guilty by reason of insanity.

06/07/2012