Judge To Allow Cameras In Court For R. Kelly Sexual Abuse TrialCameras will be allowed in the courtroom for singer R. Kelly’s trial on sexual abuse charges in Cook County, although the alleged victims may not be recorded without their consent.
Sentencing In Cop's Murder To Be First Test Of Cameras In Cook County CourtroomFor the first time in Cook County, cameras will be allowed inside a criminal courtroom, when a judge sentences two men convicted of killing a Chicago police officer.
Cook County Courts To Allow Cameras In 2015Court officials say the program will begin Jan. 5 in the felony courtrooms at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. It's been the site of many high-profile trials. Bond hearings are excluded from the pilot project.
Cameras Allowed At Trial Of Man Charged With Killing Mother In Burr RidgeThe attorney for 27-year-old Michael Bassaly argued his client’s safety would be jeopardized by allowing cameras to cover the proceedings.
Prosecutors: Borizov Ordered Accomplice To 'Kill Everybody In The House'DuPage County prosecutors told jurors in the triple murder trial of Johnny Borizov that he convinced a mentally-challenged accomplice to kill his ex-girlfriend's family in 2010, because Borizov was involved in a bitter custody battle with his ex.
Evans Hopes Cook County Courts Can Get Cameras SoonWith a high-profile triple murder trial underway in DuPage County with a camera in the courtroom, Cook County’s chief judge was left wondering when Chicago would be able to follow suit within its own court system.
DuPage Judge Allows Cameras For April Murder TrialA DuPage County judge has overruled objections from both sides and will allow cameras into the courtroom for a high-profile murder trial next month.