A pair of Illinois men who were charged with killing their daughters but were cleared by DNA evidence said the state should put an end to the death penalty. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that Kevin Fox and Jerry Hobbs said it should be required in murder cases
Former Illinois Governor George Ryan's plea for freedom to spend time with his terminally ill wife has been denied. Ryan had been secretly allowed to visit his wife last Wednesday in a Kankakee hospital.In a one-page ruling Monday, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an emergency mo
Top story: So much for public dialogue and due process. The goverment sent out a statement today saying Gov. George Ryan was released from prison on Wednesday night to visit his ailing wife in the hospital. There ya have it.
The Illinois House has begun debate on a repeal of the death penalty.Former Gov. George Ryan suspended executions in 2000 because 13 condemned men were later exonerated or evidence against them was ruled improper.
Attorneys for former Illinois Gov. George Ryan are trying once again to get him out of federal prison. They say Ryan wants to be with his dying wife, Lura Lynn Ryan, who is in intensive care at a Kankakee hospital Thursday morning.Ryan's attorney, former Gov.