Posts Tagged ‘court’
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois judge has ordered a suspect in the killing of an 85-year-old woman held in a state psychiatric hospital to see if he can become mentally fit for trial.
CHICAGO (AP) _– A man whose confession helped free a death row inmate and who later recanted the confession has filed a $40 million lawsuit against Northwestern University and a professor he alleges conspired to frame him for murders.
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — Court documents show attorneys plan to use an insanity defense for a man accused of killing a Northern Illinois woman last year.
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Chicago says a federal judge’s ruling temporarily blocking President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration will delay but won’t deter efforts at reform.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago-based appellate court says judges can boost defendants’ sentences if they fake mental illness to delay proceedings.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A 56-year-old Bloomington woman has been arrested following an apartment fire that injured two people on the city’s west side.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The former leader of a Peoria gang has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison on drug-related charges.