Michael Coffee

Philip Vatamaniuc (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Attorney Removed In Highland Park Murder Case

Judge Victoria Rossetti agreed with a motion from prosecutors claiming that defense attorney Robert Ritacca’s representation of Vatamaniuc, as well as a potential material witness in the case who is facing a separate drug charge, created a conflict of interest.

06/17/2014

Benjamin Schenk (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Trial Date Set For Alleged Gunman In Wilmette Murder

A jury trial has been scheduled for March 31 for the suspected triggerman in the drug-related murder of 20-year-old Highland Park resident Colin Nutter.

11/08/2013

Francisco Anthony Martinez is charged with obstruction of justice for allegedly providing police with false information in the investigation of the murder of Colin Nutter. (Police booking photo)

Man Charged With Obstruction In Murder Of Highland Park Man

A fourth man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old Highland Park man whose body was found off the Edens Expressway June 3 in Wilmette.

07/01/2013