U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman’s order that Trudeau be indefinitely held for failing to disclose where he’s hiding his immense wealth came a week after another federal judge ordered the Oak Brook resident locked up at the end of his criminal contempt trial.
He claimed he was “penniless and homeless.” But an overnight stay in federal jail seems to have had a remarkable effect on discredited TV pitchman and convicted felon Kevin Trudeau’s memory
Infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau was ordered back into federal custody on Tuesday, despite his pleas that he has no assets to pay off a multimillion-dollar judgment against him.
A Chicago woman is suing the village of Skokie, claiming one of its police officers used excessive force that left her in need of surgery.
Home visits for inmates? That’s right, in Lake County, IL. Home visits, with a caveat, via the Internet.
After a three-year hiatus, the parade returned last year with a zero tolerance policy for drunks. As CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports, organizers say expect the same crackdown this year.
CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson takes a poll of commuters about the former governor of Illinois.
Two convicted bank robbers remained at large on Wednesday, the day after a brazen escape from the federal jail in the Loop.
Aquarius! Crawl out the metaphorical slit your jailers call a window, down that imaginary rope made of your hopes, dreams and bed sheets, and live your life!
Two inmates escaped Tuesday morning from the federal jail in the Loop, using bedsheets tied together to rappel 15 floors to the ground.
Ald. James Cappleman (46th) has introduced an ordinance that would significantly increase the penalties for feeding pigeons – making it a crime punishable by up to six months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.
A judge in Las Vegas says she’ll decide by Thursday whether to ease jail conditions for Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Some parents from west suburban Berkeley are angry, after their kindergarteners were taken on a field trip to a local jail.
Expect heated debate on immigration issues at a Cook County Board hearing Thursday morning.
A judge in DuPage County has giving a well-known suburban squatter a choice; get a job or face jail time.
A new report says high school dropouts in Illinois have a low earning power over their lifetimes, and are more likely to spend time behind bars.
Two northwest suburban Lake in the Hills women who lured a young girl from Kansas into prostitution were each sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday.
A Naperville man has begun serving a one-year prison sentence for using candy to lure two pre-teenage girls into his condominium unit and licking one of them on the lips.
A Des Plaines attorney got a different view of the justice system as he spent the night in the Cook County Jail last week.
Former Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica was tossed in jail for a brief time on Tuesday, after showing up late for a hearing in a misdemeanor case against him.