Will County State’s Attorney


2 Investigators: Dump Thrived For Years Along DuPage River

Now, authorities are going after a land owner and looking into why action wasn’t taken sooner. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


Brian Dorian, a Lynwood police officer, talks about being wrongly charged as the so-called "Honeybee Killer" in October 2010. He is suing Will County authorities for $10 million. (Credit: CBS)

Wrongfully Charged Cop Campaigning Against Glasgow In Will County

The man who is trying to unseat Will County State’s Attorney Jim Glasgow is getting help campaigning from a police officer wrongly accused of murder by Glasgow two years ago.

WBBM Newsradio–10/19/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Peterson Prosecutors Risk Perverting The System

It was an unusual day in the Drew Peterson murder trial. For once, the judge did not have to warn the prosecutors to stop their low-blow misconduct or he’ll dismiss their case against Peterson.

CBS 2–08/21/2012

Drew Peterson

Could Peterson Trial Be Delayed Again Over Hearsay Debate?

Days before jury selection is to begin in Drew Peterson’s murder trial, it is still unclear if prosecutors will be able to use the victim’s statements.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Drew Peterson

Drew Peterson In Court For Pre-Trial Motions

Drew Peterson was back in court Wednesday as prosecutors and defense attorneys hashed out what pieces of evidence should or should not be admitted when his murder trial starts next week.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

An incense product that some young people are inhaling can have serious effects, officials warn. (CBS)

City Ban On Synthetic Pot Starts Wednesday, Statewide Ban Starts Jan. 1

Starting Wednesday, it will be illegal to sell synthetic marijuana in Chicago. A statewide ban takes effect on Jan. 1, 2012.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

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

Rebecca Mercado

Quinn Signs ‘Rebecca’s Law’ Stiffening Penalties For Torturers

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that will toughen the penalties for abusers who torture their victims, after a man who brutally tortured his wife ended up being sentenced to just 4 1/2 years in prison.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

Grand Theft Auto

Will County Prosecutor: Fight Not Over Against Violent Video Games

Video game makers and sellers may be celebrating after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday overturning the California ban on the sale or rental of violent games to children.