Solicitation Of Murder

Maricela Arciga (Booking Photo)

Woman Gets 20 Years For Trying To Have Ex-Boyfriend Killed

Friday night, Kane County Circuit Judge Susan Clancy Boles sentenced 28-year-old Maricela Arciga to 20 years in prison after a jury convicted her in July 2014 of solicitation of murder for hire, and solicitation of murder, each a Class X felony, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.

05/11/2015

Former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson (left) is accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow (right), who led the team which successfully prosecuted Peterson for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections/Getty Images)

Peterson Pleads Not Guilty In Murder-For-Hire Plot, Seeks Quick Trial

Already in prison for the murder of his third wife, former Bolingbrook cop Drew Peterson on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges he tried to hire a hitman to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars.

03/03/2015

Former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson (left) is accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow (right), who led the team which successfully prosecuted Peterson for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections/Getty Images)

Inmate’s Letters Claim Glasgow Helped Set Up Peterson In Murder-For-Hire Scheme

Letters written by a prison inmate allege Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow was in on the planning of his own murder-for-hire, leading to new charges against the man he put in prison, convicted killer Drew Peterson.

02/25/2015

Former Bolingbrook police offcer Drew Peterson (R) leaves the Will County Jail with his attorney Joel Brodsky after posting bail for a felony weapons charge May 21, 2008, in Joliet. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Letters To Peterson Attorney Suggest He Was Set Up In Murder-For-Hire Plot

Letters sent to a former attorney for convicted killer Drew Peterson have raised questions about whether Peterson was set up on charges he sought to have a prosecutor killed.

02/24/2015

Former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson (left) is accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow (right), who led the team which successfully prosecuted Peterson for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections/Getty Images)

Peterson Charged With Trying To Hire Hitman To Kill Prosecutor

In prison for killing his third wife, Drew Peterson has been charged with trying to hire a hitman to kill the prosecutor who put him there.

02/09/2015

George Krueger (Cook County Sheriff)

Jail Inmate Solicited Murder From Behind Bars: Sheriff

George Krueger of Blue Island has been held in the jail since Aug. 24, when he was ordered held on a $100,000 bond on charges of telephone harassment, criminal damage to property and criminal trespass, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.

10/03/2014

Bernardino Hernandez Jr. (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney's Office)

Man Gets 55 Years For Shooting One Girlfriend, Trying To Have Another Killed

In June 2008, Bernardino Hernandez was confronted by the mother of his toddler daughter and a second woman with whom he’d been having an intimate relationship after they learned of the love triangle

09/26/2013

Matthew Olszewski (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

$1M Bond For Man Charged With Seeking Hitman To Kill Family

Matthew Olszewski, 23, allegedly tried to hire a hitman to murder his aunt, uncle and an elderly resident of his west suburban home.

08/09/2013

Robert Deja

Police: Man Plotted Murder Of Adopted Daughter He Sexually Abused

A Steger man has been charged for allegedly trying to hire his brother to kill his adopted daughter and her boyfriend.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011

Brian Trainauskas, 36, who was already in jail on a murder charge, has been charged with trying to hire someone to help him kill a Will County prosecutor. (Photo Credit: Will County State's Attorney's Office)

Murder Suspect Charged With Trying To Have Prosecutor Killed

A Frankfort man who was already behind bars for murder has been charged with trying to hire someone to help him kill a Will County prosecutor.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

Juan Vanga

CPS Student Charged With Murder For Hire Plot

A Cook County Jail inmate has been charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill a witness as he awaited trial on a burglary charge, authorities said.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2011