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