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Trials and Arbitration

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  • Prosecutor: Drug squad thought badge protected them from law

    Citizens give police "a tremendous amount of power" and cannot let them use it to beat, rob and intimidate people — even if they are drug dealers, a federal prosecutor argued Tuesday as she wrapped up a sweeping drug squad corruption case. The...
  • Ex-nurse on trial, accused of trying to kill woman

    A former nurse accused of trying to kill the wife of a man with whom prosecutors say she'd had an affair is on trial in Columbia County Circuit Court. Stephanie McMillen is charged with attempted first-degree intentional homicide and stalking. Kimberly...
  • 'Depraved' child molester gets 90-year sentence

    'Depraved' child molester gets 90-year sentence
    Lake Superior Court Judge Clarence Murray sentenced a former Lake Station man to 90 years in prison in what the judge called one of the most heinous child molesting cases he's seen. Thad Dale Stewart Jr., 32, of Rochester, maintained his innocence and...
  • Ex-FBI agent to undergo psychiatric exam after arrest at CIA

    A federal magistrate has ordered a psychiatric evaluation for a former FBI agent who was arrested at CIA headquarters after a confrontation with security officers. Tunisia Davis of Alexandria was charged with interfering with a federal officer, a...
  • Man tied by FBI to art theft pleads not guilty to gun charge

    A reputed mobster accused by the FBI of being linked to long-sought paintings stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990 has pleaded not guilty to weapons charges. Robert Gentile of Manchester is accused of being a convicted felon in...
  • Suit: $10 Cook County court daycare fee unconstitutional

    A new class-action lawsuit alleges that one of the nation's largest court systems violates the Illinois Constitution by requiring anyone filing a civil suit to pay a $10 fee for daycare-style services that the majority of litigants never use. The 15-page...
  • Kane County 'second chance' program gets high marks

    Kane County 'second chance' program gets high marks
    For two decades, the success of Kane County's pre-trial diversion program for certain first-time offenders remained largely anecdotal. Four different state's attorneys have overseen the Deferred Prosecution program, originally called Second Chance,...
  • Judge tells deadlocked jury in Etan Patz case to keep going

    Jurors deliberating in the 36-year-old missing-child case of Etan Patz said Tuesday they are deadlocked for the second time in 15 days, but a judge told them to keep trying. The jury sent a midday note saying it was still stuck after deliberating since...
  • Latest in police corruption case: Lawyer defends cops' work

    3:45 p.m. A defense attorney says that six accused Philadelphia drug officers did the kind of dangerous work that keeps people safe on the streets of Philadelphia. Attorney Jack McMahon said Tuesday in closing arguments that the Justice Department...
  • Sentencing hearings set for Waukegan, Antioch murder cases

    Sentencing hearings set  for Waukegan, Antioch murder cases
    Sentencing hearings for defendants in two separate murder cases are scheduled this week in Lake County Circuit Court. Thomas Albea, a Waukegan man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally punching his girlfriend's 3-year-old son in the stomach, is...
  • NYC Court Calendar

    Associated Press NYC Court Calendar for Tuesday, May. 05. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The New...