Mental Fitness

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Bond Hearing Set For Chicago Man Charged With SIU Threats

A Chicago man accused of mailing threats of beheadings, bombings and other violence to Southern Illinois University’s Carbondale campus soon will learn if he can be released on bond.

10/07/2014

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Judge Orders Fitness Exam For Prisoner Who Escaped In Elgin

A judge has ordered a mental fitness evaluation for a 33-year-old prisoner who escaped from custody on Wednesday, because the man says he hears voices in his head.

07/17/2014

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Judge: Woman Accused Of Killing Granddaughter Unfit For Trial

Judge Clayton Crane told Alfreda Giedrojc that she must return to court Aug. 28, at which time her treatment schedule will be unveiled. The judge also said Giedrojc, 62, must be re-evaluated after one year to determine whether she is fit to stand trial after treatment.

07/15/2014

Jose Reyes (Credit: Mundelein Police)

Chicago Man Fit To Stand Trial For Rape Of 3-Year-Old

Jose Reyes, 28, is charged with multiple counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravated kidnapping and production of child pornography. If convicted, he faces 24 years to life in prison.

05/21/2014

Jose Reyes (Credit: Mundelein Police)

Fitness Evaluation Ordered For Man Accused Mundelein Kidnapping, Rape

Jose Reyes, 28, who worked in Libertyville, is charged with multiple counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravated kidnapping and production of child pornography.

03/21/2014

Joshua Miner (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Mental Fitness Evaluation For One Of Four Accused Of Grisly Murder

Will County Judge Gerald Kinney ordered the evaluation Monday for Joshua Miner, 25, at the urging of Miner’s defense attorney.

02/24/2014