QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A former Illinois prosecutor newly accused of suffocating his first wife in 2006 told investigators he found her dead in bed but never called emergency responders or offered her life-saving measures.
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WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A Waukegan woman was sentenced to 40 years in prison for her role in the 2011 torture-murder death of a man in a local auto body shop.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A pathologist whose failure to pinpoint why a then-prosecutor’s former wife died in 2006 left the case open until he was charged last month with her murder has had her work discredited in other death investigations.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A man charged in the slayings of two men who were strangled last year in Joliet waived a jury trial Monday and instead will allow a judge to decide his fate.
CHICAGO (AP) — Four men charged last week in the death of a 9-year-old boy who was gunned down in a backyard after running from his Chicago home have been ordered held without bond.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois man was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison after admitting he killed a 2-year-old boy by slamming him against a wall after the child would not stop jumping on a bed.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors in central Illinois have charged a man in connection with the discovery of a Decatur woman’s body in a shed.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A former Illinois prosecutor and Big Ten football standout accused of suffocating his wife eight years ago has hired two attorneys and will appear with them during his approaching arraignment, the case’s special prosecutor said.