Three Men Released From Prison After Sentences Commuted By Quinn Three Chicago-area men whose prison sentences in unrelated cases were commuted by Gov. Pat Quinn in the hours before he left office have been released on parole.
Quinn Commutes Sentence Of Man Convicted Of Lying In Murder CaseGov. Pat Quinn commuted the sentence of a man recently imprisoned for lying in a murder case — and also commuted the sentences of a man convicted of killing a 77-year-old woman, a man convicted of shooting police officers and a man convicted of killing a college basketball standout — all in the governor’s final day in office.
Jackson: ‘Occupy’ Peotone To Bring 3rd AirportThe Rev. Jesse Jackson on Saturday called for the site of a proposed third area airport in Peotone to be the focus of an “Occupy” protest in order to bring attention to the need for the airport.
40 Years For Former Railroad Cop On Conviction Of Shooting At PoliceA former railroad police detective was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday for attempted murder, convicted of shooting at Chicago Police officers who fired back several times.