Man To Face Mental Fitness Trial For Locking Daughter In BasementRandy Swopes of Waukegan is charged with child endangerment and unlawful restraint for keeping his 10-year-old daughter in a basement room for months because he and his wife believed she was possessed by a demon.
Judge Orders Mental Evaluation For Suspected Waffle House GunmanTravis Reinking, a native of Morton, Illinois, has been charged with four counts of criminal homicide in connection with last month's shooting.
Izzy's Bar Murder Suspect Might Pursue Insanity DefenseIn recent weeks, defense attorney Chuck Bretz has expressed doubt in his client's mental fitness.
Federal Judge Finds Chicago Terrorism Suspect Unfit To Go To TrialU.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman is sending Adel Daoud to a psychiatric facility for three months, saying he lacks a rational understanding of the legal proceedings at this time.
Judge To Rule If Illinois Terrorism Suspect Is Mentally FitA federal judge will consider on Thursday whether a suburban Chicago terrorism suspect who says aliens and Freemasons are after him is mentally fit for trial.
Psychologist: Alleged Cop Killer Suffers From AmnesiaRobert Hanlon said when he interviewed Marcus Floyd at Cook County Jail, he noticed Floyd showed signs of having “memory impairment.” As other mental health experts have found, Floyd has no recollection of the night Chicago Police Officer Thomas Wortham VI was murdered, according to Hanlon.
Jury To Determine If Alleged Cop Killer Fit For TrialMarcus Floyd, who was shot and severely wounded during the deadly incident, maintains he has “retrograde amnesia” and cannot recall the chain of events that sent him to the emergency room on May 19, 2010.
Bond Hearing Set For Chicago Man Charged With SIU ThreatsA Chicago man accused of mailing threats of beheadings, bombings and other violence to Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus soon will learn if he can be released on bond.
Judge Orders Fitness Exam For Prisoner Who Escaped In ElginA judge has ordered a mental fitness evaluation for a 33-year-old prisoner who escaped from custody on Wednesday, because the man says he hears voices in his head.
Judge: Woman Accused Of Killing Granddaughter Unfit For TrialJudge Clayton Crane told Alfreda Giedrojc that she must return to court Aug. 28, at which time her treatment schedule will be unveiled. The judge also said Giedrojc, 62, must be re-evaluated after one year to determine whether she is fit to stand trial after treatment.
Chicago Man Fit To Stand Trial For Rape Of 3-Year-OldJose Reyes, 28, is charged with multiple counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravated kidnapping and production of child pornography. If convicted, he faces 24 years to life in prison.
Fitness Evaluation Ordered For Man Accused Mundelein Kidnapping, RapeJose Reyes, 28, who worked in Libertyville, is charged with multiple counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravated kidnapping and production of child pornography.
Mental Fitness Evaluation For One Of Four Accused Of Grisly MurderWill County Judge Gerald Kinney ordered the evaluation Monday for Joshua Miner, 25, at the urging of Miner’s defense attorney.