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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Wednesday, June 22, 2016given notice to appear in court. John A. Wyatt, 34, of Rock Falls; 3:05 p.m. T
Police reports for Wednesday, June 22, 2016
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
given notice to appear in court. John A. Wyatt, 34, of Rock Falls; 3:05 p.m. Tuesday, 1500 block of Sixth Avenue; Illinois Department of Corrections warrant; taken to Whiteside County Jail. Burt C. Heinz, 46, of Villa Grove; 11:24 a.m.... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Canton still receiving state payments for sewer, water bills at prisonimpasse, which now is stretching into its second year, vouchers requesting paym
Canton still receiving state payments for sewer, water bills at prison
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
impasse, which now is stretching into its second year, vouchers requesting payment of bills cannot be released by the Illinois Department of Corrections to Comptroller Leslie Munger’s office, said Rich Carter, Munger’s press secretary, in... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Berwyn for June 22of North Mason Avenue, Chicago, was arrested at 10:24 a.m. June 14 on an outsta
Berwyn for June 22
My Suburban Life / Posted 2 days ago
of North Mason Avenue, Chicago, was arrested at 10:24 a.m. June 14 on an outstanding warrant for parole violation from the Illinois Department of Corrections in the 2300 block of South Euclid Avenue. Property damage A car was reported damaged in... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
June 21 celebrity birthdaysman sentenced to 25 years in prison for home invasion A Carbondale, Illinois m
June 21 celebrity birthdays
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
man sentenced to 25 years in prison for home invasion A Carbondale, Illinois man has been sentenced to 25 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. A Carbondale, Illinois man has been sentenced to 25 years in the Illinois Department of... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Mississippi Burning case closedman sentenced to 25 years in prison for home invasion A Carbondale, Illinois m
Mississippi Burning case closed
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
man sentenced to 25 years in prison for home invasion A Carbondale, Illinois man has been sentenced to 25 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. A Carbondale, Illinois man has been sentenced to 25 years in the Illinois Department of... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois budget fight delaying utility payments to prisons“that the state of Illinois is piggybacking off of a community of 1,900 people.
Illinois budget fight delaying utility payments to prisons
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
“that the state of Illinois is piggybacking off of a community of 1,900 people.” In an email statement to the newspaper, Illinois Department of Corrections spokeswoman Nicole Wilson said officials “are hopeful that the city of Mount Sterling, and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Reprieve for Clinton plant?who was a Champaign officer about 10 years ago, announced that he is leaving th
Reprieve for Clinton plant?
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
who was a Champaign officer about 10 years ago, announced that he is leaving the Legislature to take a position with the Illinois Department of Corrections. Anthony was the only African-American Republican in the General Assembly. Illinois... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Prison sentence stands in DUI crash that paralyzed Algonquin manof that chair," Combs said Friday. Zendejas is required by state law to serve
Prison sentence stands in DUI crash that paralyzed Algonquin man
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
of that chair," Combs said Friday. Zendejas is required by state law to serve 85 percent of his 10-year prison sentence. He was in custody at McHenry County Jail as of Friday morning, awaiting transportation to the Illinois Department of Correctio... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Judge: Prison sentence stands for driver in DUI crash that paralyzed Algonquin manout of that chair," Combs said Friday. Zendejas is required by state law to se
Judge: Prison sentence stands for driver in DUI crash that paralyzed Algonquin man
Northwest Herald / Posted 7 days ago
out of that chair," Combs said Friday. Zendejas is required by state law to serve 85 percent of his 10 year prison sentence. He was in McHenry County Jail custody as of Friday morning awaiting transportation to the Illinois Department of Correctio... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Man kicked in head by police officer faces chargesattorney's office. O'Neal's attorneys could not be immediately reached for com
Man kicked in head by police officer faces charges
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
attorney's office. O'Neal's attorneys could not be immediately reached for comment. O'Neal is on parole for a felony drug conviction, according to Illinois Department of Corrections records. He is due in bond court Friday. Twitter @marwaelta... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Suburban Mom Should Not Be in Prison, Lawyer SaysThursday, “The Court’s comments strongly suggest that it never considered proba
Suburban Mom Should Not Be in Prison, Lawyer Says
NBC Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
Thursday, “The Court’s comments strongly suggest that it never considered probation” though the statute allows for it. The Illinois Department of Corrections posted Liltz’s photo on its inmate website Thursday. No hearing date on the motion has... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Suspect in stomping video released, investigation still openand had been shared about 14,000 times. The man in the video is on parole for
Suspect in stomping video released, investigation still open
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
and had been shared about 14,000 times. The man in the video is on parole for a felony drug conviction, according to the Illinois Department of Corrections records. A police source said the two officers who are most prominent in the video were... Read more
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The Washington Times
Chicago cop suspended, put on desk duty after viral video shows him kicking suspect in the headhim in the head. Eyewitnesses identified the man being arrested as Shaquille O
Chicago cop suspended, put on desk duty after viral video shows him kicking suspect in the head
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
him in the head. Eyewitnesses identified the man being arrested as Shaquille O’Neal, and the Chicago Tribune reported that Illinois Department of Corrections records indicate he was on parole for a felony drug conviction at the time the altercation... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Police: Burlington Township man charged in father’s deathto the release. If convicted of the most serious office, Daniel Rak would face
Police: Burlington Township man charged in father’s death
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
to the release. If convicted of the most serious office, Daniel Rak would face a sentence of between 20 and 60 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, the release stated. “Jeffrey Rak’s death is an example of the most tragic result of... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
North Aurora man pleads guilty after traveling to meet minorOn June 8, Ruryk Michel, 40, of the 500 block of Hidden Creek Lane, North Auror
North Aurora man pleads guilty after traveling to meet minor
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
On June 8, Ruryk Michel, 40, of the 500 block of Hidden Creek Lane, North Aurora, agreed to a sentence of 33 months in the Illinois Department of Corrections in exchange for a guilty plea to traveling to meet a minor, a Class 3 felony. Circuit Judge... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Rock Falls man pleads not guilty to threatening to kill officeris in Whiteside County Jail on $100,000 bond. He was arrested April 29 at his
Rock Falls man pleads not guilty to threatening to kill officer
SaukValley.com / Posted 17 days ago
is in Whiteside County Jail on $100,000 bond. He was arrested April 29 at his home in the 2000 block of 14th Avenue on an Illinois Department of Corrections warrant accusing him of violating his probation on a 2012 residential burglary... Read more
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SaukValley.com
From our archives: Looking back at ‘Dutch’s’ inspirationMay 12. An inmate, John Spires, was charged this week with raping her. That in
From our archives: Looking back at ‘Dutch’s’ inspiration
SaukValley.com / Posted 18 days ago
May 12. An inmate, John Spires, was charged this week with raping her. That inconvenient truth was withheld by the Illinois Department of Corrections for nearly 4 weeks. The Lee County State’s Attorney’s Office charged Spires Tuesday with... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Men who got life in prison for fatal drive-bys as teens to be resentencedhorrible as this act was, this kid did not have a chance," Jones said. Richard
Men who got life in prison for fatal drive-bys as teens to be resentenced
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
horrible as this act was, this kid did not have a chance," Jones said. Richard Bard, a former chief of operations for the Illinois Department of Corrections, testified that Foxx and Ivory had relatively few disciplinary problems or infractions in... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Sunday, June 5, 2016taken to Whiteside County Jail. Female, 16, of Rock Falls; 8:56 p.m. Friday at
Police reports for Sunday, June 5, 2016
SaukValley.com / Posted 18 days ago
taken to Whiteside County Jail. Female, 16, of Rock Falls; 8:56 p.m. Friday at East Seventh Street and Fifth Avenue; Illinois Department of Corrections parole violation warrant (aggravated battery of police officer); taken to Mary Davis Home... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Great River Honor Flight Tractor DriveFlight$5K donated to Great River Honor Flight A 5K run/walk went the distance
Great River Honor Flight Tractor Drive
WGEM Quincy / Posted 19 days ago
Flight$5K donated to Great River Honor Flight A 5K run/walk went the distance for Great River Honor Flight. Staff at The Illinois Department of Corrections' Western Illinois Correctional Center in Mt. Sterling sponsored a 5K Run/Walk in Siloam... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Bowling for Breath raises money for cystic fibrosisFlight$5K donated to Great River Honor Flight A 5K run/walk went the distance
Bowling for Breath raises money for cystic fibrosis
WGEM Quincy / Posted 19 days ago
Flight$5K donated to Great River Honor Flight A 5K run/walk went the distance for Great River Honor Flight. Staff at The Illinois Department of Corrections' Western Illinois Correctional Center in Mt. Sterling sponsored a 5K Run/Walk in Siloam... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
A key part of Civil War history on display in PittsfieldFlight$5K donated to Great River Honor Flight A 5K run/walk went the distance
A key part of Civil War history on display in Pittsfield
WGEM Quincy / Posted 20 days ago
Flight$5K donated to Great River Honor Flight A 5K run/walk went the distance for Great River Honor Flight. Staff at The Illinois Department of Corrections' Western Illinois Correctional Center in Mt. Sterling sponsored a 5K Run/Walk in Siloam... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Video: Man shot, Tasered by police after attacking CTA bus driver and passengers in 2012a 9-year prison sentence for a conviction for aggravated battery to a transit e
Video: Man shot, Tasered by police after attacking CTA bus driver and passengers in 2012
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 20 days ago
a 9-year prison sentence for a conviction for aggravated battery to a transit employee, according to records from the Illinois Department of Corrections. At the time of the incident, Cook County prosecutors said he had five prior felony... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
$5K donated to Great River Honor FlightFlight A 5K run/walk went the distance for Great River Honor Flight. Staff at
$5K donated to Great River Honor Flight
WGEM Quincy / Posted 21 days ago
Flight A 5K run/walk went the distance for Great River Honor Flight. Staff at The Illinois Department of Corrections' Western Illinois Correctional Center in Mt. Sterling sponsored a 5K Run/Walk in Siloam... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Former Lee County Sheriff appointed new Dixon wardenWednesday was his first day on the job, Illinois Department of Corrections spok
Former Lee County Sheriff appointed new Dixon warden
SaukValley.com / Posted 22 days ago
Wednesday was his first day on the job, Illinois Department of Corrections spokeswoman Nicole Wilson said in an email. He replaces Donald Enloe, an IDOC veteran with more than 20 years' experience, who was acting warden since October 2014. Varga,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Former Lee County Sheriff new Dixon wardenToday is his first day on the job, Illinois Department of Corrections spokeswom
Former Lee County Sheriff new Dixon warden
SaukValley.com / Posted 22 days ago
Today is his first day on the job, Illinois Department of Corrections spokeswoman Nicole Wilson said in an email. His salary is $84,636. Varga, 49, of Harmon, was a senior public service administrator at the East Moline Correctional Center after... Read more
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SaukValley.com
A weathered eye: Polo prognosticator makes a living keeping track of weather patternsover his life, including stints with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Il
A weathered eye: Polo prognosticator makes a living keeping track of weather patterns
SaukValley.com / Posted 23 days ago
over his life, including stints with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Illinois Cooperative Extension Service, the Illinois Department of Corrections, and even as a substitute teacher. He also is a military veteran. Acker possesses a... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Bill lowering inmates' phone costs passes; aquifer bill clears Senate 58-0Ammons. "We worked with his office on this. We negotiated the bill and we expec
Bill lowering inmates' phone costs passes; aquifer bill clears Senate 58-0
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
Ammons. "We worked with his office on this. We negotiated the bill and we expect that he'll sign it." Currently in the Illinois Department of Corrections, inmates pay a flat fee of $4.08 for a phone call of up to 30 minutes, said Brian Dolinar,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Carol Stream stepmom charged with battery against infantsupplied by her stepmother." Vazquez-Hernandez's next court appearance is sche
Carol Stream stepmom charged with battery against infant
Daily Herald / Posted 23 days ago
supplied by her stepmother." Vazquez-Hernandez's next court appearance is scheduled for June 27 in front of Judge John Kinsella. If convicted of aggravated battery, she could be sentenced to up to five years in the Illinois Department of Correctio... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Bill lowering inmates' phone costs on way to governorAmmons. "We worked with his office on this. We negotiated the bill and we expec
Bill lowering inmates' phone costs on way to governor
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
Ammons. "We worked with his office on this. We negotiated the bill and we expect that he'll sign it." Currently in the Illinois Department of Corrections, inmates pay a flat fee of $4.08 for a phone call of up to 30 minutes, said Brian Dolinar,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Chicago-area officer found guilty in murder-for-hire plotFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Chicago-area officer found guilty in murder-for-hire plot
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
33-year sentence for Danville man after second-degree murder pleahis ex, just a few hours earlier on Oct. 21. Before Circuit Judge Tom O’Shaugh
33-year sentence for Danville man after second-degree murder plea
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
his ex, just a few hours earlier on Oct. 21. Before Circuit Judge Tom O’Shaughnessy sentenced Roberts to 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for second-degree murder, and a three-year consecutive term for the aggravated battery... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Drew Peterson found guilty in murder-for-hire plotFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Drew Peterson found guilty in murder-for-hire plot
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 24 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trialFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trial
Darien News-Review / Posted 24 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trialFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trial
Stamford Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trialFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trial
The New Canaan News / Posted 24 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trialFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trial
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 24 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trialFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trial
Connecticut Post / Posted 24 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-hire trialFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-hire trial
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lakeview parolee charged in several burglarieshas been convicted of burglary and was previously sentenced in 2012 to seven ye
Lakeview parolee charged in several burglaries
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
has been convicted of burglary and was previously sentenced in 2012 to seven years in prison for burglary. According to Illinois Department of Corrections records, Vadillo was paroled on Dec. 9, 2015 and his parole was to end on De... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnessesFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnesses
Darien News-Review / Posted 27 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Governor, Senate vow to kill Madigan budgetfor state of Illinois workers, and I thought that would be unethical for me to
Governor, Senate vow to kill Madigan budget
SaukValley.com / Posted 27 days ago
for state of Illinois workers, and I thought that would be unethical for me to vote," Smiddy said. Smiddy worked for the Illinois Department of Corrections until December 2012, and is classified as on leave while working as a state legislator, a... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnessesFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnesses
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 27 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnessesFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnesses
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnessesFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnesses
Stamford Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnessesFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnesses
The New Canaan News / Posted 27 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnessesFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnesses
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 27 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnessesFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correctio
Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnesses
Connecticut Post / Posted 27 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson's murder-for-hire trial continues Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chester, Ill., with lawyers expected... Read more
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The Woodstock Independent
Woodstock Man Charged With Aggravated Discharge of FirearmAttorney's Office, Woodstock Police obtained an arrest warrant for Lopez May 27
Woodstock Man Charged With Aggravated Discharge of Firearm
The Woodstock Independent / Posted 27 days ago
Attorney's Office, Woodstock Police obtained an arrest warrant for Lopez May 27. Lopez is currently in the custody of the Illinois Department of Corrections for an unrelated criminal offense, according to police. His bond was set a $125,000. This... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Woodstock man charged with aggravated discharge of firearma firearm, a Class 1 felony that could result in four to 15 years in prison, po
Woodstock man charged with aggravated discharge of firearm
Northwest Herald / Posted 27 days ago
a firearm, a Class 1 felony that could result in four to 15 years in prison, police said. Lopez is in the custody of the Illinois Department of Corrections on drug charges for an unrelated criminal offense, police said. His bond was set at... Read more
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