Jailed Judge Alleging Pedophile Ring On Verge Of ExtraditionVenckiene, who led an anti-pedophilia movement in Lithuania that swept her and six others into the country's parliament in 2012, told The Associated Press from jail last year that the charges are politically motivated and that shadowy figures she upset with her accusations could kill her if she's returned.
Federal Appeals Court To Hear Arguments In Ex-Lithuanian Judge's CaseNeringa Venckiene's lawyers will ask the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to delay her extradition on Tuesday until her U.S. asylum application is processed. Government attorneys will argue there are no legal grounds to delay it.
U.S. To Extradite Lithuanian Judge Who Alleged Pedophile RingThe 47-year-old faces charges that include reporting a false crime linked to her claims a ring of influential pedophiles exists in Lithuania.
U.S. Agency To Hold Hearing On Lithuanian Fighting ExtraditionShe faces Lithuanian charges linked to her claims that there's an influential pedophile network in the Baltic nation. She fears she'll be killed if forced to return.
Judge Gives Lithuanian Woman Brief Reprieve From ExtraditionJudge Virginia Kendall didn't rule Thursday on Neringa Venckiene's request for a yearlong stay so she can complete her political asylum application.
Lithuanian Seeks Release Pending U.S. Extradition DecisionAn ex-Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago at Lithuania's request since February is asking a judge to free her on electronic monitoring to await possible extradition.
Judge To Consider Lithuanian's Request To Avoid ExtraditionA former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago at Lithuania's request is down to her last hope of avoiding extradition.
Oxford Employee Charged In Hair Stylist's Murder Waives ExtraditionAndrew Warren, 56, appeared before a judge in San Francisco Superior Court on Friday and waived extradition to Chicago.
Mexican Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Files Appeals Against ExtraditionLawyer Jose Refugio Rodriguez says the appeals argue the statute of limitations has run out on some crimes Guzman is accused of in the United States.
Second Mexican Judge Approves "El Chapo's" ExtraditionThe process still awaits approval of Mexico's foreign ministry. The judge's decision announced by the courts Monday was on an extradition request from a federal court in Texas.
Mexican Judge Approves Extradition Of "El Chapo" To U.S.A federal judge has ruled that the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman can move ahead, Mexico's Judicial Council said Monday. But the country's Foreign Relations Department must still approve it and the defense can appeal.
Parents Wanted For Las Vegas Kidnapping Arrested In Lake CountyA man and a woman wanted for kidnapping two children from Las Vegas in 2006 were arrested Tuesday night in north suburban Russell, near the Illinois-Wisconsin border.
Texas Man Charged With Killing Grandmother In East DundeeRich Schmelzer, 41, was arrested by federal marshals Monday afternoon at his home in Frisco, Texas. According to Kane County prosecutors, Schmelzer traveled to East Dundee last month and fatally stabbed his 85-year-old grandmother, Mildred “Dodie” Darrington, on July 18.
LSD Standoff Suspect Charged; Faces Extradition To Georgia In Murder CaseA man suspected of killing his wife in Georgia was facing extradition there, after he was charged with several felonies in connection with an 8 1/2-hour standoff with Chicago police on Lake Shore Drive this weekend.
Woman Accused Of Killing Brother Rice Teacher Waives ExtraditionAlisha Walker is accused of fatally stabbing Alan Filan at his home in Orland Park. Police said Walker has a history of prostitution and battery and that she admitted to stabbing Filan.