The mother of a 6-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Aurora nearly 20 years ago said it would break her heart if the man convicted of killing her son gets a new trial, as the case went before the Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Lawyers are questioning witnesses in court today and tomorrow in their bid to get a new trial for one of the men convicted of the gruesome 1995 slayings of a pregnant woman and her two kids.
A man convicted in the 1995 murder of Debra Evans–in a plot to steal her unborn child–is hoping testimony of a former prosecutor can help him get a new trial.
Former Gov. George Ryan has served most of his 6 1/2 year prison sentence and is set to be released next year, but he will have a chance to appeal for a new trial again before that.
An 80-year old man will get another day in court, as he goes after the City of Chicago because police allegedly beat a rape confession out of him in 1951.
The man convicted of killing an Addison woman in 1995 and cutting an unborn baby from her womb should find out Wednesday when he will get a hearing that could lead to a new trial.
A federal judge denied a retrial Tuesday for longtime Illinois powerbroker William Cellini, rejecting arguments that he didn’t get a fair trial because a juror lied about her criminal past during jury selection.
A federal judge has granted Cicero and Town President Larry Dominick a new trial in a civil lawsuit.
A federal judge angrily scolded a bid by attorneys for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to get a new trial, calling their motion alleging potential misconduct by the jury forewoman “hare-brained.”
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.
A convicted murderer who argued his sentence was too light has won his fight for a new trial.
Just days ago, a man who has been behind bars for 17 years learned his chance at freedom is in limbo.
man found guilty last month in the beating death of Fenger High School student Derrion Albert was not sentenced on Monday as planned, after his defense filed a motion for a new trial.