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Bomb Threats Shut Down Three Kane County Courthouses

A series of bomb threats have forced the evacuation of three Kane County courthouses.


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Elgin Sues Maniac Latin Disciples Under State Anti-Gang Law

One suburban Chicago community is taking a street gang to court — not to criminal court, as is the standard practice nationwide — but to civil court.


Former West Aurora High School band director Steve Orland has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually abusing two students. (Credit: Kane County Sheriff's Office)

No Charges For West Aurora School Officials In Probe Of Sex Abuse Case

McMahon said people can agree or disagree with his decision not to file charges, but he stands by it as the right thing to do. He said there was no evidence of a coverup, and that the problem was more one of ignorance of the state’s reporting law than anything else.

WBBM Newsradio–05/22/2013

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Suburban Prosecutors: Wrongful Convictions Far Less Likely Today

Suburban prosecutors say they are satisfied that it is now a lot more difficult for someone to be wrongfully convicted of a crime than it was years ago.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

Jonathan Moore, 30, was freed from prison on March 6, 2012, after a judge vacated his murder and attempted convictions, because police and prosecutors now say someone else committed the crimes. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Man Freed After Serving 10 Years For Murder He Didn’t Commit

Kane County prosecutors say asking a judge to vacate a man’s 2002 murder conviction was “the right thing to do.”