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.
Rose Struggles As USA Sprints Into World Cup FinalDerrick Rose had four points on 1-of-8 shooting, adding an assist and three turnovers.
Lithuanians Prepare To Welcome Their President To ChicagoThe whole NATO summit experience is giving Chicago an opportunity to learn about the city’s many rich ethnic communities.