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Irv Miller

The assault occurred in an alley near 99th and South Indiana. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Charged In Roseland Sex Assault Was On Electronic Monitoring For Unrelated Crime

The suspect in the sexual assault of a pregnant college student was already on electronic monitoring for an unrelated crime.

09/15/2014

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Illinois)

Jackson Jr.’s Sentencing Could Be Delayed

Prosecutors and defense attorneys could tussle over the former congressman’s mental health. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine explains.

04/26/2013

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) talks to reporters on Dec. 8, 2011, about the sentencing of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich a day earlier. Blagojevich was convicted of trying to get $1.5 million in campaign cash from Jackson supporters in exchange for appointing Jackson to the U.S. Senate. Jackson has denied directing anyone to offer Blagojevich campaign cash. (Credit: CBS)

Feds Will Liquidate Merchandise Jackson Jr. Bought With Campaign Cash

CBS 2 legal analyst Irv Miller says federal officials are still collecting all the memorabilia, clothing and other goodies Jesse Jackson Jr. purchased via campaign dollars.

02/21/2013

Darnell Donerson, 57; Jason Hudson, 29; and Julian King, 7; were all shot and killed in 2008. Authorities say William Balfour, the estranged boyfriend of King's mother, Julia Hudson, killed them. (Credit: CBS)

Testimony Wraps In Hudson Family Murders Trial, Prosecutors Focus On Key Evidence

Closing arguments are set to begin Wednesday morning in the trial of the man accused of killing three members of Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson’s family.

05/08/2012

Darnell Donerson, 57; Jason Hudson, 29; and Julian King, 7; were all shot and killed in 2008. Authorities say William Balfour, the estranged boyfriend of King's mother, Julia Hudson, killed them. (Credit: CBS)

Jennifer Hudson, Sister Provide Emotional Testimony At Start Of Family Murder Trial

Oscar winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson took the stand Monday in the trial of the man accused of killing three members of her family, providing an emotional start in the case against her sister’s ex-husband, William Balfour.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2012

William Balfour, 30, is on trial for allegedly killing three members of Jennifer Hudson's family in 2008. (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

14 Jurors Picked In Hudson Family Murder Trial

Fourteen people have been selected to serve on the jury in the trial of the man accused of killing three members of Jennifer Hudson’s family.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

William Balfour, 30, is on trial for allegedly killing three members of Jennifer Hudson's family in 2008. (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Potential Jurors See Clean-Cut Defendant In Hudson Family Murder Case

Legal experts say William Balfour’s defense team has a heavy burden because of the celebrity of Jennifer Hudson and the sympathy she may evoke among jurors. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

04/05/2012

Darnell Donerson, 57; Jason Hudson, 29; and Julian King, 7; were all shot and killed in 2008. Authorities say William Balfour, the estranged boyfriend of King's mother, Julia Hudson, killed them. (Credit: CBS)

Jury Selection Starts In Hudson Family Murder Trial

The first step of jury selection began Thursday in the trial of William Balfour, the man charged with murder in the deaths of three members of Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson’s family.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Rod Blagojevich

Miller: Blagojevich Has A Shot At Appealing Sentence

CBS 2 Legal Analyst Irv Miller says Rod Blagojevich likely stands a chance at appealing his lengthy 14-year sentence.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

Rod Blagojevich outside his home on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 (CBS)

Observer: Blagojevich Will Never Say ‘I’m Sorry’

A trial observer says the only thing deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich could say to help his cause during his sentencing hearing this week is, “I’m sorry.”

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich: Just Sentence Me Now

Deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich wants a judge to cancel his retrial this spring and instead just sentence him right away on the conviction from his first trial.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2011

Brian Dorian

How Can An Eyewitness Be So Wrong?

“Eyewitnesses are overrated as evidence of a person’s guilt.”

CBS Chicago–10/13/2010