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Former Congressman Mel Reynolds (in cap) after he was arrested by immigration officials and CID officers at the Bronte Garden Hotel in Harare, Zimbabwe. (Picture By Justin Mutenda/The Herald)

No Plea Yet For Reynolds On Immigration Charge In Zimbabwe

The lawyer for former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds said Thursday his client needed more time to understand the “essential elements” of the charges he faces after he failed to enter a plea on charges of violating immigration law.

02/20/2014

Ambulance

Hobart Man Pleads Guilty In Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy

A Hobart man pleaded guilty on Wednesday just as his trial was winding down on charges stemming from the death of his ex-girlfriend’s three-year old son.

10/04/2012

Pile of cash (CBS)

Chicago Cop Admits Taking Protection Money From Drug Dealers

Wentworth District tactical unit Officer Kallatt Mohammed said in court he took protection money from heroin and crack dealers at the Ida B. Wells public housing complex on the South Side in 2007 and 2008.

08/17/2012

Scales Of Justice

Crown Point Man Gets Probation After Shooting Wife In Head

Lake Superior Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak Jr. said he was reluctant to accept a plea agreement calling for probation for a retired firefighter who shot his ex-wife in the head.

05/11/2012

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

Michael Floyd

Notre Dame’s Floyd Pleads Not Guilty To DUI Charge

Suspended Notre Dame star wide receiver Michael Floyd hopes to have a plea deal in place on his misdemeanor drunken driving charge before his next court appearance in June, his attorney said Monday.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011