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Akheem Shakur Scott-Manna (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Jury Deadlocks In Trial Of Gary Man Accused Of Killing Neighbor

An Indiana judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in the murder trial of a Gary man accused of beating to death a 60-year-old neighbor whose dog he walked.

03/06/2014

Gabriela Escutia (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Plainfield Murder Trial Pushed Back To January Over Juror Issues

Gabriela Escutia, 24, of the 2700 block of Snowmass Court, faces two counts of murder in the death of 18-year-old Javier Barrios.

12/10/2013

Sam Adam Jr.

Attorney Adam Says He’s Seen Nothing Like Peterson Prosecution’s Faux Pas

When the Drew Peterson murder trial ground once again to a halt because of a forbidden question Tuesday, it left Will County Judge Edward Burmila angry and a prominent defense attorney who was a spectator surprised.

WBBM Newsradio–08/15/2012

Drew Peterson Court

Judge In Peterson Trial: Prosecution’s ‘Disrespect For The Court Is Shocking’

Just hours after defense attorneys for Drew Peterson withdrew a motion for a mistrial over a mistake by prosecutors, testimony was halted again Wednesday and the judge angrily chided prosecutors after another witness discussed evidence barred from the trial, saying “the disrespect for the court is shocking.”

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

Drew Peterson Sketch

Motion For Mistrial Denied In Drew Peterson Trial

The judge in the Drew Peterson murder trial has denied a motion for a mistrial by the defense Thursday, although testimony by a witness the day before made him furious at prosecutors.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

Court Case Graphic

Not Enough Jurors Dooms Isom Case To Mistrial

The capital murder trial of a Gary man charged with killing his wife and stepchildren ended Wednesday in mistrial after running out of jurors.

03/15/2012

William Cellini leaves the Dirksen Federal Courthouse after he was convicted of two charges in a conspiracy to shake down a Hollywood producer for a campaign contribution to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. (Credit: CBS)

Judge Will Hold Hearing On Cellini Juror’s Failure To Disclose Felony Convictions

Springfield power broker William Cellini won’t get an automatic mistrial after learning that a juror in his corruption trial failed to disclose her criminal record before being picked for the jury, but a federal judge will hold a hearing on the matter.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

Roger Clemens

Dorfman: Clemens Wins One For Legal System; Truth May Be A Victim

What happened in the Roger Clemens case yesterday was probably right, but nobody should feel good about it.

670 The Score–07/15/2011

UPDATED: Judge Rules Mistrial In Clemens Case

The judge declared a mistrial Thursday in baseball star Roger Clemens’ perjury trial after prosecutors showed to jurors evidence that he had ruled would be out of bounds in the case.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

Antoine Walker

Mistrial For Suspect In Robbery Of Antoine Walker

Jurors deliberated for more than seven hours before a Cook County judge declared a mistrial Friday night in the case of a man accused of tying up former NBA star Antoine Walker and his assistant in an armed home invasion three years go.

11/06/2010