Woman Gets 18 Years For Pushing Grandson To Murder GrandfatherJanet Strickland encouraged 23-year-old William Strickland to shoot his namesake grandfather six times in the back as the 72-year-old walked out of their home in the 400 block of East 95th Street to grab a bus to his weekly dialysis treatment on March 2, 2013, according to Cook County prosecutors.
Jury Selection To Begin In Drew Peterson Murder-For-Hire TrialJury selection is set to begin in the murder-for-hire trial of Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer accused of plotting to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars in his third wife's death.
Jailed Oswego Man Charged With Trying To Have Witness KilledA west suburban man already charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint is facing more charges for trying to have a witness in the case killed, according to police.
Drew Peterson Murder-For-Hire Trial Delayed Until FebruaryThe former suburban Chicago police officer is charged with soliciting an inmate to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow, who prosecuted the 2012 case in which Peterson was sentenced to 38 years in prison for the bathtub drowning death of ex-wife Kathleen Savio.
Judge To Consider Drew Peterson Bid To Toss Prison WiretapsThe ex-Bolingbrook sergeant is charged with soliciting an inmate to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow, who prosecuted the 2012 case in which Peterson was sentenced to 38 years in prison for the bathtub drowning death of ex-wife Kathleen Savio.
Woman Gets 20 Years For Trying To Have Ex-Boyfriend KilledFriday 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.
Peterson Pleads Not Guilty In Murder-For-Hire Plot, Seeks Quick TrialAlready 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.
Inmate's Letters Claim Glasgow Helped Set Up Peterson In Murder-For-Hire SchemeLetters 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.
Letters To Peterson Attorney Suggest He Was Set Up In Murder-For-Hire PlotLetters 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.
Peterson Charged With Trying To Hire Hitman To Kill ProsecutorIn 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.
Jail Inmate Solicited Murder From Behind Bars: SheriffGeorge 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.
Man Gets 55 Years For Shooting One Girlfriend, Trying To Have Another KilledIn 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

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