Federal Judge Refuses To Acquit Jurist Convicted Of FraudEarlier this year, a jury convicted Cook County Circuit Judge Jessica O'Brien of fraudulently obtaining mortgages for Chicago investment properties and illegally pocketing more than $300,000.
Judge Who Brought Gun To Court To Remain Off BenchA veteran Cook County Judge has been stripped from the bench and placed on administrative duty pending further notice from an executive committee.
Attorney For Indicted Judge Says She’s Not Guilty, Acted In Good FaithThe Cook County judge on trial this week for fraud may have made mistakes, her attorney said Tuesday. But so did the government when it indicted her, he added. “Mistakes are not fraud,” he said.
Lawyer For Indicted Judge Claims Feds Targeted Her Because Of Her JobJessica Arong O’Brien is charged with bank fraud and mail fraud affecting a financial institution.
Indicted Cook County Judge Says FBI Recorded Her Phone CallsThe FBI twice recorded phone calls placed to a Cook County judge last fall while they were investigating her for fraud, court records show.
Alleged Gunman In Slaying Of Judge Myles Denied BailThe man accused of shooting Raymond Myles to death came to the Cook County judge’s South Side home a week before the murder, prosecutors say
Cook County Judge Removed From Bench Amid Federal Fraud ChargesJudge Jessica Arong O’Brien, 49, was charged last week with one count of mail fraud, and one count of bank fraud.
Alleged Getaway Driver Related To Myles’ Girlfriend’s Ex-HusbandPolice continued to search for the suspect who fatally shot Cook County Judge Raymond Myles as new details emerge.
Person Charged In Murder Of Cook County Judge: Chicago PoliceChicago police have charged 37-year-old Joshua Smith in connection with the murder of Judge Raymond Myles.
Police Find Car That Fled Judge's Murder SceneInvestigators have recovered a car seen fleeing the scene after Cook County Judge Raymond Myles was shot and killed earlier this week.
Person Questioned In Murder Of Cook County Judge: Chicago PoliceA Chicago alderman and others in the community believe the Cook County Judge gunned down at his home may have been the target.
Cook County Judge Killed, Woman Wounded In ShootingPolice said Judge Raymond Myles and the woman were getting ready to go to the gym shortly before 5 am, when they were shot outside his home.
Judicial Board: Judge Who Let Clerk Hear Cases "Mentally Unable To Perform Her Duties"A complaint was filed Friday against a judge who allegedly allowed a former law clerk and judicial candidate to don judicial robes and preside over cases in her Markham court earlier this year.
Law Clerk Accused Of Posing As Judge Has Been FiredA law clerk accused of donning a robe and posing as a judge at the Markham courthouse has been fired from her job.
Cook County Judge Reprimanded After Allowing Clerk To Hear CasesA Cook County judge has been reprimanded for allowing a law clerk to sit on the bench in a judicial robe and adjudicate at least two cases.