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.
Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Former Illini Player Jereme RichmondRichmond, 21, is charged with threatening a probation officer in May of this year, when he was about three months shy of completing an 18-month probationary term.
Jury Selection Begins For Former Alderman Medrano's Bribery TrialA former Chicago alderman who was convicted in one of the city's most famous corruption cases was back in court on Monday to stand trial on federal bribery charges.
Darien Triple Murder Case To Be 1st Chicago Area Trial With Camera In CourtJury selection has started at the first trial in the Chicago area to allow cameras in court during testimony and through to a verdict.
Judge Issues Gag Order After Beavers' Attorneys Claim Jury Pool 'Rigged'Sam Adam Jr., an attorney for William Beavers, angrily told reporters Tuesday that he was "outraged" there were no black men in the 50-person jury pool. He suggested its composition was somehow fixed in advance. Beavers is black.
Beavers' Jury Pool Has No Black Men; Defense Team FuriousAt worse than 100 to 1, the odds of a randomly-selected jury pool in Chicago containing not a single black man might make even the most compulsive gambler cringe.
Judge: Prosecutors Can Mention Beavers' 2005 Taxes At TrialJudge James Zagel says prosecutors can broach a 2005 return that included a letter in which Beavers acknowledges $43,000 in campaign money as income. Zagel says it goes to prosecutors' argument that Beavers understood the requirement to report such money.
Jury Selection In William Beavers' Trial DelayedJury selection at the trial of a Chicago politician accused of misusing campaign funds has been delayed until next year.
Beavers: 'No Question About It, I'll Be On The Stand'Cook County Commissioner William Beavers vowed to take the stand in his own defense Monday as the first stages of jury selection got underway for his upcoming tax evasion trial.
Jury Selection For Peterson Trial Could Be Held At Wilmington Union HallThe Drew Peterson murder trial – one of the biggest trials ever to take place in Will County – might not begin at the courthouse in Joliet.
Jury Picked For Trial Of Accused Hudson Family KillerA full jury has been selected in the trial of William Balfour, the man charged with killing three members of Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson’s family.
14 Jurors Picked In Hudson Family Murder TrialFourteen people have been selected to serve on the jury in the trial of the man accused of killing three members of Jennifer Hudson’s family.