Jury Selection To Begin In Drew Peterson Murder-For-Hire TrialJury selection is set to begin in the murder-for-hire trial of Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer accused of plotting to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars in his third wife's death.
Former City Official's Red Light Cameras Bribery Trial To StartJury selection in John Bills' trial gets underway Monday morning in U.S. District Court in Chicago. Chicago U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon will be among the trial prosecutors.
Bribery Trial Starts For Rep. Derrick SmithOpening statements Thursday at an Illinois lawmaker's bribery trial focused on a campaign worker-turned-FBI informant, referred to in court only by a first name, Pete, who secretly recorded state Rep. Derrick Smith allegedly seeking a $7,000 bribe.
Jury Selection Nears End At Sheley Murder TrialThe 34-year-old Sheley pleaded not guilty in the deaths of 29-year-old Brock Branson; 20-year-old Kilynna Blake; her 2-year-old son, Dayan; and 25-year-old Kenneth Ulve.
Plainfield Murder Trial Pushed Back To January Over Juror IssuesGabriela Escutia, 24, of the 2700 block of Snowmass Court, faces two counts of murder in the death of 18-year-old Javier Barrios.
Jury Selection Begins In Torture Murder TrialFollowing somewhat of a rocky start Monday, the murder trial of Jose Horta of Waukegan, charged in connection with the July 2011 grisly torture murder of 27-year-old Waukegan resident David Campell, got under way.
Jury Selection Begins In 1999 Armed Robbery CaseThe bizarre case of a 43-year-old former Gurnee woman who was acquitted on charges that she stabbed her husband to death only to flee the country after being accused in 1999 of an armed robbery and home invasion goes to trial this week in Lake County Circuit Court.
Jury Selected For Trial In 2010 Bucktown Baseball Bat BeatingThe jury was selected Tuesday in the trial of the man charged with beating two women with a baseball bat in Bucktown in 2010, leaving one of them with severe brain damage.