State’s Attorney

Drew Peterson

A Look At The Jury That Will Decide Drew Peterson’s Fate

Drew Peterson’s future now rests with twelve of his fellow Will County citizens who will decide whether he’s guilty of murder.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Gavel, Court, Generic Sized Image

Kane County State’s Attorney: Raises Needed To Keep Prosecutors From Leaving

The Kane County State’s Attorney is planning to ask for raises for his staff, and he says the reason is crucial.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Road America Towing is out of business, and is being ordered to give money back to some of its customers. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Judgment Issued Against Notorious Towing Company

A notorious Chicago towing company is out of business, and is being ordered to give money back to some of its customers. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


Hospital Bed

Will County Officials: Closing Mental Health Facility Would Be Devastating

Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close the Tinley Park Mental Health Facility is getting a big thumbs down from officials in Will County.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Scales Of Justice

Child Porn Charges Dropped Against Teenager

Will County prosecutors are dropping charges against a 16-year-old alleged prostitute who was accused of child pornography after being caught with nude pictures of herself on her iPod.


Anita Alvarez

Alvarez Will Seek Another Term As State’s Attorney

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, who was first elected in 2008, said Friday she’ll seek another term.


McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi (Credit:

McHenry County State’s Attorney Still Faces More Charges

While the McHenry County state’s attorney has been acquitted of corruption charges, he still has another trial looming ahead of him.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2011


McHenry County State’s Attorney In More Trouble

New charges have been lodged against McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011

DuPage County Sheriff Badge Graphic. (DuPage County Sheriff)

Deadbeat Parents Rounded Up On Valentine’s Day

Deadbeat parents in DuPage County got an unwanted surprise on Valentine’s Day.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011

DuPage County Sheriff Badge Graphic. (DuPage County Sheriff)

Berlin Sworn In As DuPage State’s Attorney

DuPage County has a new top prosecutor after county board members on Tuesday unanimously approved Robert Berlin to succeed former state’s attorney Joseph Birkett.


Joe Birkett

DuPage County State’s Attorney Appointed To Appellate Court

DuPage County State’s Attorney Joseph Birkett has been appointed to the Second District Appellate Court effective Dec. 13.


Walter Jacobson

Walter: Prosecutors Should Be Held Accountable

It’s a not-uncommon blunder in the city and suburbs of Chicago: a state’s attorney arresting and prosecuting an innocent man.

CBS 2–10/14/2010

Drew Peterson

High-Profile Blunders In Will County Cases

This is not the first time that law enforcers in Will County have arrested and charged a wrong suspect. There have been several blunders by investigators and prosecutors in that county over the years.

CBS 2–10/13/2010