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Jose Becerra (Booking Photo)

Oswego Man Gets Probation For Villalpando Murder Coverup

Jose Becerra, 22, pleaded guilty to attempted obstruction of justice, and was sentenced to 18 months of probation for his part of the crime.

07/03/2014

Antoin 'Tony' Rezko

Former Rezko Partner Gets Probation For Stealing $500K From Mother

Daniel Mahru helped the feds convict both political fundraiser and former business partner Tony Rezko and former Illinois Finance Agency chief Ali Ata after prosecutors learned in 2005 that he’d taken money from his mother while she suffered from dementia.

05/02/2014

Ty Warner, creator of Beanie Babies toys. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Beanie Babies Founder Gets Probation For Tax Evasion

The billionaire creator of Beanie Babies avoided prison Monday, when he was sentenced to two years of probation for evading taxes by hiding millions of dollars in a Swiss bank account that contained more than $100 million at one time.

01/14/2014

Bryan Tyman, 45, plead guilty to sending a sexually explicit photo to a teen. (Porter County Sheriff's Dept.)

Judge Denies Plea Deal That Would Spare Sexting Teacher From Prison

Bryan Tyman, 45, has admitted to sending sexually explicit photos of himself to students at Fegely Middle School in Portage, Ind.

11/13/2013

Keith Cozart

Judge Orders Rapper Chief Keef Into Drug Rehab

Rapper pleaded guilty to testing positive for drugs while on probation, and judge sentenced him to 90 days in the Haymarket Center.

11/07/2013

Kristin Miks, 32, is charged with sexual assault and sexual abuse of a girl under the age of 17. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Former School Bus Driver Pleads Guilty To Sex With Minor Girl

A former Woodland School bus driver was sentenced to extensive probation Thursday in a negotiated guilty plea to the sexual abuse of a 16-year-old girl.

10/18/2013

Jereme Richmond (Credit: Lake County)

Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Former Illini Player Jereme Richmond

Richmond, 21, is charged with threatening a probation officer in May of this year, when he was about three months shy of completing an 18-month probationary term.

08/06/2013

John Harris, former Chief of Staff for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, leaves the Dirksen Federal Building following his arraignment on charges related to the racketeering and fraud case against Blagojevich April 16, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. Blagojevich was arraigned April 14 on 16 criminal counts including racketeering conspiracy and wire fraud.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge Ends Ex-Blagojevich Aide’s Probation Early

Rod Blagojevich’s ex-chief of staff is free and clear of the justice system after a federal judge in Chicago ended his two-year probation period early.

04/25/2013

Corry Simmons, Alvin Goffin, and Donald Robinson Jr. (left to right) have pleaded guilty to a Wrigleyville beating in July 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Three Plead Guilty In Videotaped Wrigleyville Beating

Three men have been sentenced to probation for a July 2012 beating in Wrigleyville that left four injured — including a police officer — and was filmed as a part of a rap video.

04/17/2013

Leighton Criminal Courts Building (CBS)

Probationer Grabs For Officer’s Gun At Courthouse

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports the incident has probation officers renewing calls for more staff.

02/14/2013

Michael Ward and Kenneth Williams, suspects in murder of Hadiya Pendleton

Pendleton Murder Suspect Violated Probation 3 Times

CBS 2 has learned Michael Ward violated that probation three times before her killing, with only one violation being reported to the judge.

02/12/2013

Adolfo Gomez, 52, and his wife Deborah Gomez, 43, were arrested in Lawrence, Ks., after allegedly leaving two of their five children bound and blindfolded in an SUV in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart store. (Credit: Douglas County Sheriff's Office)

Northlake Mom Gets Probation For Binding, Blindfolding Kids In Kansas

Deborah Gomez, 43, and her husband, Adolfo Gomez, 52, of Northlake, Ill., have been in custody since they were arrested June 13. Police found two of their children, ages 5 and 7, bound by their hands and feet in a Walmart parking lot in Lawrence.

01/16/2013

Mary Ann Malik

Woman Gets Probation For Filing False Report Of Sexual Assault

A 47-year-old west suburban woman was given probation Monday for falsely reporting a sexual assaulted while walking home from a train last November.

08/28/2012

Ali Ata

4 Years Probation For Ex-State Official Who Testified Against Blago

Ali Ata, one of the last figures to be sentenced after being ensnared by the investigation that sent former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to prison, won’t have to serve a day in prison.

07/17/2012

Baseball Brawl

Probation For High School Baseball Teams, Coaches After Brawl

The Illinois High School Association has put the St. Rita and St. Laurence baseball programs, and their head coaches, on probation through the end of next season because of an ugly brawl last week.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

Gavel

Man Takes Plea Deal After Sewing Son’s Buttocks

A north suburban Waukegan man took a plea deal that kept him out of prison for an incident in which he took a needle and thread to his son’s buttocks.

05/12/2012

Latoya Moore has been sentenced to 80 hours of community service and 18 months of probation for spraying a Metra conductor with a pepper-based dog repellent. (Credit: Wheaton Police)

Woman Gets Community Service, Probation For Pepper Spraying Metra Conductor

A Metra passenger has been ordered to perform community service for spraying a conductor with dog repellent a train station in Wheaton last fall.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2012

John Harris, former Chief of Staff for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, leaves the Dirksen Federal Building following his arraignment on charges related to the racketeering and fraud case against Blagojevich April 16, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. Blagojevich was arraigned April 14 on 16 criminal counts including racketeering conspiracy and wire fraud.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Blagojevich’s Former Top Aide Seeking Probation At Sentencing

A day after former Gov. Rod Blagojevich reports to prison to begin his 14-year sentence on corruption charges next week, his former chief of staff will be in front of a federal judge, making his plea for leniency for his role in the Blagojevich case.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

Computer Generic (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Naperville Man Gets Probation For Possessing Child Pornography

A Naperville man is sentenced to three years probation and must register for life as a sex offender after being convicted of possessing child pornography on his home computer.

02/25/2012

Jereme Richmond, 19, a former north suburban and University of Illinois basketball player, is facing charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, battery, possession of a firearm and assault.

Jereme Richmond Pleads Guilty To Gun Charge, Gets Probation

Ex-Waukegan basketball star Jereme Richmond was sentenced to probation for illegally transporting a .40-caliber Smith and Wesson handgun as part of a plea deal accepted Monday.

01/23/2012

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