Man Convicted In 6 Illinois Deaths Seeks New Venue For Missouri TrialA 35-year-old man serving life sentences for six Illinois slayings wants to move a murder trial that could lead to his execution to another place in Missouri.
Missouri Seeks Death For Man Convicted In 6 Illinois MurdersProsecutors in Jefferson County south of St. Louis filed notice on June 8 of their intent to press for Nicholas Sheley's execution if he's convicted in the Festus, Missouri, killings of Jill and Tom Estes of Sherwood, Arkansas.
Man Convicted Of Killing 4 With HammerA man serving life sentences for two killings was convicted Thursday in the deaths of four others who were fatally beaten with a hammer in a northwest Illinois apartment.
Trial Underway For Man Accused Of Killing 8A man serving two life sentences for two killings was back in court Monday to stand trial in the deaths of four others, including a young boy.
Jury Selection Nears End At Sheley Murder TrialThe 34-year-old Sheley pleaded not guilty in the deaths of 29-year-old Brock Branson; 20-year-old Kilynna Blake; her 2-year-old son, Dayan; and 25-year-old Kenneth Ulve.
Man Accused In 8 Deaths Gets 2nd Life SentenceAn Illinois man accused of killing eight people from two states during a 2008 spree was given a second life sentence Wednesday, this time in the death of a 93-year-old man.
Town Of Sterling, Ill., Recovering From Fear Of Serial Killer SheleyThe residents of a small Illinois town – where the victim of an accused serial killer once lived – are finding life a bit less fearful with the help of a new police program.