Richard “R.J.” Vanecko

Prosecutor Who "Threw Away" Koschman File ResignsThe prosecutor who declined to charge former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s nephew in the killing of David Koschman — and apparently “threw away” the case file — has left the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
Report: No Evidence Of Daley Influence In Koschman CaseA special prosecutor has released a report concluding there's no evidence former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley or other family members sought to influence an investigation into the 2004 death of a man punched by Daley's nephew.
Special Prosecutor's Report On Koschman Case To Be Released TuesdaySpecial prosecutor Dan K. Webb will release a 162-page report Tuesday morning that’s expected to shed light on whether clout kept police and prosecutors from charging Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, with killing David Koschman.
Special Prosecutor To Complete Koschman Probe Pro BonoGoing forward, Cook County taxpayers won't have to pay for work of a special prosecutor investigating why Chicago Police and Cook County prosecutors did not charge a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley in the death of David Koschman.
Supreme Court Assigns Vanecko Case To McHenry County JudgeA McHenry County judge will preside over the politically-charged involuntary manslaughter case against Richard "R.J." Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, who is accused of killing David Koschman in 2004.
Vanecko Judge Steps Aside, New Judge From Outside Cook County SoughtAfter a judge with ties to former Mayor Richard M. Daley recused himself from the involuntary manslaughter case against a Daley nephew, Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans is asking the state's highest court to appoint a judge from outside the county.
Walter's Perspective: The Koschman-Vanecko Court Case Is Classic Chicago WayThe Koschman-Vanecko story has become a really big one.
Daley Nephew Indicted In 2004 Death Of David KoschmanA nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman.
Dan Webb Named Special Prosecutor In David Koschman CaseA judge has named former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb as a special prosecutor to re-investigate the death of a man, after he was punched by the nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley.
Judge To Rule On Special Prosecutor Request In Case Involving Daley's NephewA judge is set to rule Friday on whether to appoint a special prosecutor in a politically-charged case involving the nephew of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley.
BGA Fights For Special Prosecutor In Case Involving Daley NephewThe Better Government Association is urging the appointment of a special prosecutor to reinvestigate the case of David Koschman, who died after being punched by a nephew of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley.