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Michael Jordan arrives at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, for a trial on the lawsuit he filed against the Dominick's grocery store chain. (Credit: CBS)

Jury Begins Deliberations In Jordan Vs. Dominick’s Trial

A federal jury at a civil trial in Chicago has begun deliberating on the question: What’s the market value of Michael Jordan’s name?


Timothy Herring (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Jury Sequestered After Failing To Reach Verdict In Double-Murder Trial

CHICAGO (STMW) — After failing to reach a verdict following six and a half hours of deliberations Tuesday night, Cook County jurors were sequestered by the judge in the Timothy Herring double-murder trial and sent […]


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Jury Begins Deliberating Illinois Grant-Fraud Case

Leon and Karin Dingle are charged with conspiracy, mail fraud and money laundering in a Justice Department investigation that has already yielded four guilty pleas.


Allan Kustok (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Kustok Found Guilty Of Murdering Wife

Allan Kustok, 63, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife Anita “Jeanie” Kustok on Sept. 29, 2010. Prosecutors have said Kustok shot his wife as she laid in bed, but the defense claims she killed herself.


Pretty much everyone hates you, Donald. (Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Deliberates Whether Trump ‘Conned’ 87-Year-Old Woman

Is Donald Trump a “reprehensible” conman who ripped off an Evanston grandmother and “stole her faith in other people?” Or is he being unfairly sued by a “sophisticated investor” who bought two hotel condos in the Trump Tower “with her eyes wide open” but got buyer’s remorse and backed out?


Crestwood Water Tower

Jury Deliberating In Tainted Crestwood Water Trial

A prosecutor told jurors before they began deliberations Friday that a one-time suburban Chicago water official lied about drawing village water from a well tainted with a cancer-causing chemical, while her attorney declared her a scapegoat of an inner circle of powerful men.


Drew Peterson

Jury Enters Second Day Of Deliberating Drew Peterson’s Fate

Jurors Thursday will resume weighing whether Is Drew Peterson a cold-blooded killer, or a victim of an overzealous prosecution.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

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)

Balfour Guilty In Hudson Family Murders

William Balfour, the former brother-in-law of Jennifer Hudson, was found guilty Friday of killing three members of the singer’s family in 2008.


Courtroom sketch of Jennifer Hudson (center) and her sister Julia Hudson (right) sitting in court during the trial of William Balfour, accused of killing the Hudsons' mother and brother, and Julia's 7-year-old son. (Credit: Cheryl Cook)

Still No Verdict In Hudson Murders After Day 2 Of Deliberations

Jurors have wrapped up a second day of deliberations in the trial of the man accused of killing singer/actress Jennifer Hudson’s family, with no word on a verdict.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2012

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 Sequestered In Hudson Murders Trial, Deliberations Resume Thursday

Jurors began deliberating Wednesday in the murder trial of the man accused of killing Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson’s family, but were sequestered for the night after more than 4 1/2 hours of deliberations, and will go back to work on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2012

Chicago Police Officer Richard Bolling is charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI in a crash that killed a 13-year-old bicyclist in 2009. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Jury Deliberates On Cop Charged With Killing Boy In DUI Crash

Jury deliberations continue later Wednesday morning in the trial of a Chicago police charged in connection with a deadly hit-and-run accident.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

Springfield businessman William Cellini arrives at the Dirksen Federal Building in Chicago. (CBS File Photo)

Juror Replaced In Cellini Trial Deliberations

A federal judge has replaced a juror at the shakedown trial of a clout-heavy Illinois businessman and told the new jury to start deliberations from scratch.


Springfield businessman William Cellini has been nicknamed both "The King of Clout" and "The Pope" for his significant influence in Illinois politics. (AP File Photo)

Jurors Deliberate At Trial Of ‘King Of Clout’

Jurors began sorting Wednesday through three weeks of testimony against a longtime Illinois powerbroker in the last trial related to a nearly decade-long federal investigation of ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich.


Blagojevich Leaves For Verdict

Verdict Reached On 18 Counts In Blagojevich Trial

A verdict has been reached on all but two counts in the re-trial of deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011

Rod Blagojevich and his wife Patti arrive at the federal courthouse where opening remarks were delivered at his corruption retrial on May 2, 2011. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Blagojevich Jury Ends Another Week Of Deliberations

The ninth day of deliberations is underway for jurors deciding the fate of deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Day 8 Of Deliberations Over For Blago Jury, Still No Verdict

The jury in Rod Blagojevich’s corruption retrial wrapped up its 8th day of deliberations on Wednesday without reaching a verdict.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich Jury Finishes Day 7 Without Verdict

The federal jury deciding former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s fate finished its seventh day of deliberations on Tuesday without reaching a verdict.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich Jurors Deliberate Another Day With No Verdict

The jury in Rod Blagojevich’s corruption retrial wrapped up another day of deliberations on Monday without reaching a verdict.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich Jury Asks For Clarification Of Key Instruction

Jurors in Rod Blagojevich’s retrial have gone home for the weekend after asking the judge to clarify an instruction regarding 10 of the 20 counts against the former governor.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2011

Sam Adam Jr.

Former Attorney Doesn’t Expect Conviction For Blagojevich

As jurors enter their fifth day of deliberations in the retrial of deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich, his former attorney Sam Adam Jr. says he expects an acquittal or a hung jury.

CBS 2–06/16/2011