Parole Hearing

Chester Weger (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Illinois’ Longest-Serving Inmate Denied Parole Again

Chester Weger, 75, came closer to gaining his freedom last year than he did this year. The Illinois Prisoner Review Board voted 7 to 7 last year. This time it voted 9-3 against parole.


(CBS File Photo)

Chicago Police Officers To Oppose Parole For 3 Cop Killers

Eighteen uniformed officers planned to present a silent but visible opposition to early release for three men serving lengthy prison terms for killing police officers in the 1970s.


Joseph Hurst (left) and Lee Jones (right) are both serving prison terms for shooting Chicago police officers. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Officers Oppose Parole For Two Who Shot Cops

Nearly two dozen Chicago police officers are on their way to Springfield on Thursday to oppose parole for two criminals who shot police officers in the 1960s and 70s.


Police Officers

Parole Denied For Man Who Shot Chicago Cop

Parole has been denied to a man convicted of shooting a Chicago police officer more than 30 years ago.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

Officer Anthony Perri (Left), Det. Sgt. John Nagle (Northlake Police Photos)

Officer: No Parole For ’67 Cop Killer

Ronald Del Raine has spent 43 years in prison for killing two Northlake police officers during a bank robbery. Wounded cop wants to keep him behind bars.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2010