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Kevin Jones (CBS)

Former High School Coach Acquitted Of Rape Charges

Kevin Jones, 33, spent six months in jail, and then was under house arrest, all the while maintaining his innocence.

07/03/2014

Whittier Elementary School Fieldhouse On West 23rd Street. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM Photo)

Whittier Fieldhouse Protesters Acquitted Of Trespassing

They were arrested when they tried to stop the demolition of the Whittier Elementary School fieldhouse — known as La Casita — which came without warning.

12/06/2013

Cynthia Brim, a Cook County judge, has been barred from her duties following allegations she pushed a sheriff's deputy. (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Judge Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity In Battery Trial

Cook County Judge Cynthia Brim, who suffers from long-term mental illness, was found not guilty by reason of insanity Monday in her misdemeanor battery trial.

02/04/2013

Jesse Jackson Sr. speaks outside the Stephenson County Courthouse. (Credit: CBS)

Rev. Jackson Pleads Not Guilty To Trespassing After Jobs Protest

Jackson and more than a dozen others will go to trial for Freeport protest.

11/28/2012

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Lakeview Mom Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity For Infant’s Death

A Cook County judge Tuesday found a Lakeview woman accused of suffocating her eight-month-old son while battling a severe postpartum condition not guilty by reason of insanity.

09/04/2012

Marci Webber

Judge Finds Woman Not Guilty, Insane, For Slashing Daughter’s Throat

A Bloomingdale woman accused of killing her daughter could spend the rest of her life in a psychiatric hospital, after being found not guilty by reason of insanity.

06/07/2012

Illinois State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) leaves the Dirksen Building federal courthouse on March 13, 2012, after he was released on bond, following his arrest for allegedly taking a $7,000 bribe. (Credit: CBS)

Rep. Derrick Smith Pleads Not Guilty To Bribery Charge

State Rep. Derrick Smith has pleaded not guilty to charges that he accepted a $7,000 bribe.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

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Man Found Not Guilty Of Drugging Husky At Wheaton Dog Show

A Pennsylvania man accused of drugging a dog at a west suburban dog show in hopes of helping his girlfriend’s dog’s chances of winning was found not guilty Wednesday.

11/09/2011

Elliot Mayfield was found not guilty of murder during a bench trial. (Sun-Times Media Wire)

Father Who Shot Drug Dealer Acquitted Of Murder

Elliot Mayfield, a drug user turned counselor, was with his 11-year-old daughter, a 15-year-old stepdaughter and a friend when he shot an aggressive drug dealer at a Woodlawn bus stop.

07/15/2011