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Laura Hobbs

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Ex-Marine On Death Row In Virginia Faces Murder Trial In Lake County

A 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.

06/02/2014

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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

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

Ex Murder Suspect Files Suit In Botched Investigation

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.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2010

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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