'Starved Rock Killer' Chester Weger's First Day Out After 60 Years Behind Bars"I appreciate everything that everyone's done for me to try to get me out of here."
Torturing Cops Sawed Off Tips Of Suspect's Shoes: AttorneysA man who claims Chicago police tortured him has been ordered released from prison.
Woman Who Tried To Sneak Aboard Airliners Vows To BehaveMarilyn Hartman was arrested after trying several times to get past security at O'Hare and Midway airports in April and May. She was released from jail this week.
Ill. High Court Ruling Could Mean Early Release For Prisoners Convicted As JuvenilesThe 16-page opinion stemmed from the U.S. Supreme Court's 2012 decision that mandatory life sentences without parole for juveniles were unconstitutional, and said it must be applied retroactively in Illinois.
Jail Inmates: We Were Held An Extra Day Because Of Computer ProblemFive former Cook County Jail inmates are suing the Sheriff’s office.Five former Cook County Jail inmates are suing the Sheriff’s office.
Rep. Jackson Released From Mayo ClinicU.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) has been released from the Mayo Clinic.
Vrdolyak Released From PrisonFormer Chicago alderman and political powerbroker Edward Vrdolyak will be released from prison Thursday.
Preckwinkle: Despite Tax Hikes, Cook County Residents Will Save $400MCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Wednesday that even with hikes in some taxes and fees in her 2012 budget plan, county residents are saving $400 million with the rollback of the infamous 2008 sales tax hike.
Rehab Center Prepares Orphaned Bald Eaglets For Return To The WildInstead of throwing a bon voyage party for two orphaned American eaglets, rehabbers are making them work for their supper so they will be ready to return to the wild.
Wrongfully Convicted Man Adjusts To Freedom After 21 YearsA 46-year-old Humboldt Park man is adjusting to his newfound freedom, after 21 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.
Supreme Court Denies Peterson's Bid For ReleaseThe Illinois Supreme Court has denied former Bolingbrook cop Drew Peterson’s request to be released from jail while he awaits trial on charges that he killed his third wife, Kathleen Savio.
Sun-Times: Release Drew PetersonAn editorial in the Chicago Sun-Times says accused wife killer Drew Peterson should be freed from jail.
Peterson To Ask State Supreme Court For Release From JailFormer Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson is taking his case to the Illinois Supreme Court Tuesday, in an effort to get out of jail.
Man Released After Being Sentenced To Time Served For MolestationA man is out of jail, after pleading guilty, but mentally ill, to molesting two young boys in Northwest Indiana, and being sentenced to time served.
Attorneys File For Drew Peterson's ReleaseAttorneys for Drew Peterson expect to file a motion today, seeking the former Bolingbrook police sergeant's release pending trial for murder in the death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.