Trial For Ex-Marine Charged With Killing Two Zion Kids Delayed Until February The anticipated trial of Jorge Torrez for the alleged 2005 murder of two young girls in Zion will likely not occur until next February, officials said Tuesday.
Ten Years Since Girls' Deaths, Suspect Awaits TrialIt's now been a decade since two young girls disappeared from the far north suburbs and were later found dead.
Ex-Marine On Death Row In Virginia Faces Murder Trial In Lake CountyA former north suburban man sentenced to death last Friday in Virginia murder will likely stand trial in Lake County later this summer for the brutal murder of two young girls on Mother’s Day 2005.
Zion Double Murder Suspect Faces Separate Murder Trial In VirginiaA man charged with killing two girls in north suburban Zion was preparing to go on trial Monday in a separate slaying in Virginia.
Attorney: Lake County Is A Hotbed Of False ConvictionsWith four recent high-profile cases, a Waukegan defense lawyer says Lake County has become a hotbed of false convictions.
New Suspects Charged In 2 High-Profile Lake County Murder CasesProsecutors in Lake County have lodged charges in two high-profile murder cases, in which other men have been charged or convicted.
Ex Murder Suspect Files Suit In Botched InvestigationA 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.
Ex-Marine Tied To Zion Girl's Murder Convicted In RapeJury recommends he receive five life sentences for attack on Maryland student.