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Zion Man Sentenced To Death For Killing Navy Officer In Virginia

A federal jury has sentenced an ex-Marine to death for murdering a fellow service member in 2009, one among a series of violent, sexually motivated attacks he committed over the years.

04/24/2014

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Zion Double Murder Suspect Faces Separate Murder Trial In Virginia

A man charged with killing two girls in north suburban Zion was preparing to go on trial Monday in a separate slaying in Virginia.

03/31/2014

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Attorney: Lake County Is A Hotbed Of False Convictions

With four recent high-profile cases, a Waukegan defense lawyer says Lake County has become a hotbed of false convictions.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2012

Murder victims Laura Hobbs (left); Krystal Tobas (CBS)

New Suspects Charged In 2 High-Profile Lake County Murder Cases

Prosecutors in Lake County have lodged charges in two high-profile murder cases, in which other men have been charged or convicted.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

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Ex-Marine Linked To Zion Killings Charged In Naval Officer’s Death

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.

06/17/2011

Wrongly accused child murderer Jerry Hobbs talks about his experiences. (CBS)

Hobbs To Sue Lake County For Botching Murder 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.

12/01/2010

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Ex-Marine Tied To Zion Girl’s Murder Convicted In Rape

Jury recommends he receive five life sentences for attack on Maryland student.

10/18/2010