They were arrested when they tried to stop the demolition of the Whittier Elementary School fieldhouse — known as La Casita — which came without warning.
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.
Jackson and more than a dozen others will go to trial for Freeport protest.
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.
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.
State Rep. Derrick Smith has pleaded not guilty to charges that he accepted a $7,000 bribe.
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.
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.