BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP)–The lawyer for an Illinois man convicted in the 1991 beating death of his father has requested more time for the review of DNA samples that could lead to exoneration.
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BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A Belleville man is jailed without bond after being accused of a shooting death in the southwestern Illinois village of Alorton.
He said it didn’t matter how he was brought to justice, but even the police chief of Viola in Mercer County says he was surprised 46-year-old William “Pete” White confessed to killing his estranged wife three years ago.
MOUNT VERNON, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after admitting his role in the beating and stabbing death of his 84-year-old adoptive grandmother.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A January trial date has been set for a former Adam County prosecutor charged in the 2006 death of his first wife.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A judge has denied lawyers’ requests that he step aside in the trial of an Illinois teenager who prosecutors say fatally shot another teen during a game of Russian roulette.