CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate in 2008 has become an issue in the lead-up to a federal trial in Chicago, with defense attorneys claiming Roland Burris was once accused of seeking to extort a business.
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PONTIAC, Ill. (AP) — Jury selection was to continue Wednesday in the trial of an Illinois woman accused in the 2011 death of a 4-year-old Bloomington foster child.
MARION, Ill. (AP) — A trial has been scheduled for early next year for a southern Illinois man accused of killing his 3-month-old son.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago judge ordered new evidence tests in the case of a woman serving a life sentence for killing the pregnant girlfriend of former Chicago Bears player Shaun Gayle in 2007.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A trial date was set Thursday for the 23-year-old woman charged with helping her brother plan to kill several people in Harristown in 2011.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jury selection has started in the trial of a man in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — An investigator testifying at the trial of a former Baptist missionary accused of killing his wife says the Internet search history on the suspect’s computer included queries on various ways to kill someone.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A woman who was involved romantically with an Iowa man charged with killing his pregnant wife says she thought he would ultimately leave his wife.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — An attorney for an Iowa man charged with killing his pregnant wife says investigators rushed to judgment after discovering his client was trading sexual text messages with another woman.