Defendant Accuses Indiana Prosecutors Of Eavesdropping On Discussion With AttorneysEarlier this year, John Larkin accused police and prosecutors of eavesdropping on a constitutionally protected discussion between Larkin and his former lawyers. A judge later shot down Larkin’s request to throw out the charge pending against him because of the recording.
Feds: We Can Treat Jackson Jr. Behind BarsFederal prosecutors are challenging the contention by defense attorneys that Jesse Jackson Jr. should spend less time in prison because a lengthy sentence would cause his fragile mental health to deteriorate.
Mom Admitted Stabbing Baby To Death At North Side Motel: ProsecutorsThe only regret Kimberlynn Bolanos told authorities she had after stabbing the boy nearly 30 times was that she “wasn’t sure if her baby was dead and that she would feel better if he was dead,” Assistant State’s Attorney Bridget O’Brien said.
Prosecutors Suspended For Not Charging Man Who Burned Family After Previous ThreatCook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has suspended two prosecutors for failing to approve criminal charges against a man who had threatened to set his kids on fire after filling a bathtub with gasoline – then actually set them on fire three months later.
Drew Peterson Trial Wraps For The WeekThe Drew Peterson trial has wrapped for the week.
Judge In Drew Peterson Trial To Rule On Latest Mistrial Request WednesdayThe judge in the Drew Peterson murder trial has sent jurors home early for the day, as he weighs a new request by defense attorneys to declare a mistrial. The judge said he will rule on the request Wednesday.
Ground Broken For New DuPage Investigation Center Honoring Jeanine NicaricoGround has been broken for the new Jeanine Nicarico Advocacy Center in Wheaton.
Kane County State's Attorney: Raises Needed To Keep Prosecutors From LeavingThe Kane County State's Attorney is planning to ask for raises for his staff, and he says the reason is crucial.
Lake County Prosecutors Dismiss 20-Year-Old Rape CaseLake County prosecutors dismissed a 20-year-old rape case Tuesday.
Prosecutors: Cubs' Starlin Castro Won't Be Charged In Alleged AssaultThe Cook County State’s Attorney’s office this week declined to pursue charges against the rising Cubs star.
For Sale: Blagojevich Home; Judge Sets $450,000 Bond A judge set bond at $450,000 for convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was warned he could lose his home if he violates the agreement.
Report: Prosecutors Expanding Torture Probe After Burge ConvictionFederal prosecutors who sent former police Cmdr. Jon Burge to prison for lying about the torture of criminal suspects have now turned their attention to detectives implicated in torture, and to former Cook County prosecutors.