Tom Dart

Dart: Prosecute Bullies Who ‘Have Crossed Every Conceivable Line’

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said he favors criminal prosecutions of school bullies who take things too far.


Drew Peterson Court

Prosecution Rests Case In Drew Peterson Trial

The prosecution has rested its case in the Drew Peterson’s murder trial.

CBS Chicago–08/27/2012

Drew Peterson Sketch

Drew Peterson Trial Wraps For The Week

The Drew Peterson trial has wrapped for the week.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi (Credit:

McHenry County State’s Attorney Sues Over His Prosecution

McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi is launching counterattacks against special prosecutors who charged him with corruption.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

Empty Classroom

Report: Campus Sex Crimes Rarely Prosecuted As Felonies

A new report is shedding light on the prosecution of sex crimes on Chicago area college campuses.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich Files Appeal, Says Judge Favored Prosecutors

In a move that was fully expected, deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich is filing an appeal to overturn his conviction on corruption charges.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Blago Judge Is Choosing Sides

If you’ve been following what news there is about the Blagojevich trial, you must be thinking by now that Blago is going down. Walter Jacobson is thinking that because of how unfair the judge seems to be.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Blagojevich And The Politics Of Prosecution

If, as Blagojevich says, the U.S. Attorney has tapes that could save him from conviction and many years in prison, why not let the jury hear them? Walter Jacobson has an idea of the answer.

CBS 2–04/21/2011