Four men who had their convictions thrown out last week because of DNA evidence aren't in the clear yet.Last week Cook County Judge Paul Biebel ordered new trials for four men who had been convicted of raping and murdering a woman in 1994.
Attorneys for the owners of the E2 nightclub held a news conference Thursday in light of the recent reversal of their clients’ criminal conviction. They said the appellate court’s decision validated their assertion that their clients were the city’s scapegoats.
A federal prosecutor said Springfield power broker William Cellini should not be getting a new trial. This comes despite revelations a juror in his case lied about her criminal record.Late Thursday night, U.S.
The Illinois appellate court has tossed out guilty verdicts of two Chicago nightclub owners related to a fatal stampede.Twenty-one people were crushed to death at the E2 nightclub after a fight broke out in 2003.