A man charged with killing two girls in north suburban Zion was preparing to go on trial Monday in a separate slaying in Virginia.
With four recent high-profile cases, a Waukegan defense lawyer says Lake County has become a hotbed of false convictions.
Prosecutors in Lake County have lodged charges in two high-profile murder cases, in which other men have been charged or convicted.
A former Lake County man linked to the murders of two little girls in Zion has been indicted for the 2009 murder of a female naval officer in Virginia.
Gov.Quinn has yet to commit to signing a law that would abolish the death penalty in Illinois. But two men who could have faced capital punishment are speaking out today.
Wrongly jailed murder defendant Jerry Hobbs said investigators coerced him to confess to the 2005 murders of his young daughter Laura and her friend Krystal Tobias.
A man wrongly accused of murder and sent to jail for the death of his daughter and her friend has filed a lawsuit against those responsible. Jerry Hobbs says Lake County law enforcement officers went out of their way to frame him in that case.
A former Zion resident who spent five years in jail while wrongfully charged with murdering his daughter and another girl, will file a lawsuit against Lake County law enforcement officials.
The former Zion man spent five years in jail for a crime he didn’t commit: the 2005 murders of his young daughter and her friend.
Jury recommends he receive five life sentences for attack on Maryland student.