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SaukValley.com
State puts politics and pensions above peopleof pension payments. Now, 25 cents of every dollar the state spends goes to pen
State puts politics and pensions above people
SaukValley.com / Posted 19 hours ago
of pension payments. Now, 25 cents of every dollar the state spends goes to pensions. It’s been more than a year since the Illinois Supreme Court ruled a modest pension-reform package unconstitutional. So what have lawmakers been doing in the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois district remapping amendment to state Constitution faces court testout of the hands of incumbent House and Senate members each decade, turning it
Illinois district remapping amendment to state Constitution faces court test
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
out of the hands of incumbent House and Senate members each decade, turning it to an outside panel and, potentially, the Illinois Supreme Court. The lawyers will be battling over some fairly arcane stuff. For instance, whether the proposal is... Read more
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Daily Herald
Ortiz wins another termprojects are forthcoming." Ortiz was appointed associate judge in 2002. In Augu
Ortiz wins another term
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
projects are forthcoming." Ortiz was appointed associate judge in 2002. In August 2008, he was appointed circuit judge by the Illinois Supreme Court, and was successfully elected circuit judge of the sixth subcircuit in the 2010 general e... Read more
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Business Standard India
Elders and debtorsUK problem. In Italy, older workers' better employment rights and pensions are
Elders and debtors
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
UK problem. In Italy, older workers' better employment rights and pensions are a political issue. In the United States, the Illinois Supreme Court recently overturned a law that was meant to address a yawning $111-billion pension hole by docking... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
One last obstacle for the Independent Map Amendmentfrom which the 11-member mapmaking panel would be chosen.) Or that the measure
One last obstacle for the Independent Map Amendment
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
from which the 11-member mapmaking panel would be chosen.) Or that the measure's wording imposes a new requirement that Illinois Supreme Court justices declare a party affiliation. (Two justices would name a special commissioner if the panel... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois judge dismisses lawsuit over wrongful convictionin the death of Illinois State University student Jennifer Lockmiller before DN
Illinois judge dismisses lawsuit over wrongful conviction
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
in the death of Illinois State University student Jennifer Lockmiller before DNA evidence pointed to other suspects. The Illinois Supreme Court vacated his conviction in 2009. According to the (Bloomington) Pantagraph (http://bit.ly/292KzCH ),... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Bureau County Retired Teachers Association meetsDavison began with a brief overview of IRTA and other groups who celebrate the
Bureau County Retired Teachers Association meets
Bureau County Republican / Posted 5 days ago
Davison began with a brief overview of IRTA and other groups who celebrate the Illinois Supreme Court decision to uphold the position that pension benefits for retired teachers are guaranteed under the Illinois Constitution, and that insurance is... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Area history, June 23, 2016under way by next Monday. In 1966: Albert J. Harno, dean of the University of
Area history, June 23, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
under way by next Monday. In 1966: Albert J. Harno, dean of the University of Illinois College of Law for 35 years, past Illinois Supreme Court administrator and one of the chief architects of the 1969 judicial amendment to the Illinois... Read more
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FOX Business
Altria Stock Hits New Highs After Supreme Court Winin favor of the plaintiffs and awarded a verdict of $10.1 billion in economic a
Altria Stock Hits New Highs After Supreme Court Win
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
in favor of the plaintiffs and awarded a verdict of $10.1 billion in economic and punitive damages. However, in 2005, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the lower court. The court's argument included the fact that the Federal... Read more
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FOX Business
Altria Stock Hits New Highs After Supreme Court Winin favor of the plaintiffs and awarded a verdict of $10.1 billion in economic a
Altria Stock Hits New Highs After Supreme Court Win
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
in favor of the plaintiffs and awarded a verdict of $10.1 billion in economic and punitive damages. However, in 2005, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the lower court. The court's argument included the fact that the Federal... Read more
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ABC News
Supreme Court Rejects Appeal From Illinois Smokersclass-action judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The jus
Supreme Court Rejects Appeal From Illinois Smokers
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
class-action judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The justices did not comment in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker. The smokers objected to the participation of state Supreme... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokersjudgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The justices did not
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokers
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 9 days ago
judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The justices did not comment Monday in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker. The smokers objected to the participation of Justice Lloyd... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Supreme Court issues six key rulingswho claimed Phillips Morris deceptively marketed “light” cigarettes as a health
Supreme Court issues six key rulings
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 9 days ago
who claimed Phillips Morris deceptively marketed “light” cigarettes as a healthier option. The case was overturned by the Illinois Supreme Court in 2005. Plaintiffs appealed their case in 2014, and a state appeals court again sided with the... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Supreme Court issues six key rulingswho claimed Phillips Morris deceptively marketed “light” cigarettes as a health
Supreme Court issues six key rulings
KIVI Boise / Posted 9 days ago
who claimed Phillips Morris deceptively marketed “light” cigarettes as a healthier option. The case was overturned by the Illinois Supreme Court in 2005. Plaintiffs appealed their case in 2014, and a state appeals court again sided with the... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Supreme Court issues six key rulingswho claimed Phillips Morris deceptively marketed “light” cigarettes as a health
Supreme Court issues six key rulings
KGTV San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
who claimed Phillips Morris deceptively marketed “light” cigarettes as a healthier option. The case was overturned by the Illinois Supreme Court in 2005. Plaintiffs appealed their case in 2014, and a state appeals court again sided with the... Read more
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Salon.com
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokersclass-action judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The jus
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokers
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
class-action judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The justices did not comment in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker. The smokers objected to the participation of state Supreme... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokersclass-action judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The jus
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokers
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 9 days ago
class-action judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The justices did not comment in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker. The smokers objected to the participation of state Supreme... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokersjudgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The justices did not
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokers
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The justices did not comment Monday in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker. The smokers objected to the participation of Justice Lloyd... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokersjudgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The justices did not
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokers
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The justices did not comment Monday in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker. The smokers objected to the participation of Justice Lloyd... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokersclass-action judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The jus
U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokers
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 9 days ago
class-action judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The justices did not comment in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker. The smokers objected to the participation of state Supreme... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokersclass-action judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The jus
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokers
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 9 days ago
class-action judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris. The justices did not comment in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker. The smokers objected to the participation of state Supreme... Read more
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CNBC
Supreme Court rejects appeal to tobacco judgmentthe case was biased in favor of the cigarette maker. Plaintiffs in the case sa
Supreme Court rejects appeal to tobacco judgment
CNBC / Posted 9 days ago
the case was biased in favor of the cigarette maker. Plaintiffs in the case said Lloyd Karmeier, an elected member of the Illinois Supreme Court, should have stepped aside because he made statements during his 2014 election campaign criticizing... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokersjudgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris.The justices did not c
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokers
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
judgment in a long-running lawsuit against Philip Morris.The justices did not comment Monday in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker.The smokers objected to the participation of Justice Lloyd... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Appellate court reverses dismissal of Bogenberger lawsuitWhile Monday’s ruling could still be appealed to the Illinois Supreme Court, Da
Appellate court reverses dismissal of Bogenberger lawsuit
Daily Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
While Monday’s ruling could still be appealed to the Illinois Supreme Court, David Bogenberger’s parents were pleased with decision, attorney Peter Coladarci said. “They’re happy about this,” he said. Bogenberger, a 19-year-old Palatine High School... Read more
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Daily Herald
Wrongful-conviction lawsuit dismissal decision coming soonin the death of Illinois State University student Jennifer Lockmiller before DN
Wrongful-conviction lawsuit dismissal decision coming soon
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
in the death of Illinois State University student Jennifer Lockmiller before DNA evidence pointed to other suspects. The Illinois Supreme Court vacated his conviction in 2009. Broch is hearing the case because of conflicts with former judges in... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Gov. Rauner accusing attorney general of 'creating crisis'to consolidate the two cases and render an opinion, but it declined. Q: What’s
Gov. Rauner accusing attorney general of 'creating crisis'
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
to consolidate the two cases and render an opinion, but it declined. Q: What’s changed? A: A serendipitous ruling by the Illinois Supreme Court in March could have provided another opportunity for appeal by the attorney general over... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV government shutdown threat plays with unknown fireAs recently as April, local television affiliate Fox 32 reported state workers
WV government shutdown threat plays with unknown fire
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 17 days ago
As recently as April, local television affiliate Fox 32 reported state workers were being paid under a court order, but the Illinois Supreme Court recently ruled state employees can’t continue to be paid without an official budget... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Circuit court positions at heart of promotion controversy remain under reviewto my attention.” Restrictions on supervisors’ duties are clearly stated as pa
Circuit court positions at heart of promotion controversy remain under review
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 18 days ago
to my attention.” Restrictions on supervisors’ duties are clearly stated as part of court-reporter regulations set by the Illinois Supreme Court. Further, according to written comments to the Journal Star, Kouri recently learned he can give merit... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sniper alert: Why Chicago and Illinois pols are firing on one anothera check written from an over-drawn bank account." He's right. •Emanuel? He has
Sniper alert: Why Chicago and Illinois pols are firing on one another
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
a check written from an over-drawn bank account." He's right. •Emanuel? He hasn't made Rauner (or the legislature, or the Illinois Supreme Court) do what he wants done. No wonder, then, that the politicians have amped up their attacks. But... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
$3.9 billion spending bill vetoed; governor says its filled with empty promisesin spending authority to pay back wages to thousands of state workers who were
$3.9 billion spending bill vetoed; governor says its filled with empty promises
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 18 days ago
in spending authority to pay back wages to thousands of state workers who were denied contractual pay raises in 2011. The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that those workers could not be paid without an appropriation from the General Assembly. Rauner... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Former DeKalb County prosecutor named circuit judgeThe Illinois Supreme Court appointed Associate Judge T. Clint Hull to the circu
Former DeKalb County prosecutor named circuit judge
Daily Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
The Illinois Supreme Court appointed Associate Judge T. Clint Hull to the circuit judgeship. Judge Hull will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Circuit Judge Thomas E. Mueller effective Sept. 1, according to a news release from Sixteenth... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
My brief political adventure with Muhammad Aliplus two nuisance candidates. Wallace asked me to handle his campaign, but I wa
My brief political adventure with Muhammad Ali
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
plus two nuisance candidates. Wallace asked me to handle his campaign, but I was committed to Seymour Simon's run for the Illinois Supreme Court. I told Wallace, however, that I'd make a radio or TV spot for him. I set up Ali in the booth, went... Read more
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Business Insurance
S&P cites need for more changes at 2 Chicago pension fundsearlier agreement between the city and union members in the two pension funds w
S&P cites need for more changes at 2 Chicago pension funds
Business Insurance / Posted 23 days ago
earlier agreement between the city and union members in the two pension funds was ruled unconstitutional March 24 by the Illinois Supreme Court after active and retired city workers argued the law, which raised employee and employer contributions... Read more
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Roll Call
A Career of Firsts for Illinois Chief Justice Rita Garmanwoman,’” she said in an interview with CQ Roll Call. Garman, or as she’s refer
A Career of Firsts for Illinois Chief Justice Rita Garman
Roll Call / Posted 23 days ago
woman,’” she said in an interview with CQ Roll Call. Garman, or as she’s referred to these days, the chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, has been described as a woman of many firsts. In Vermillion County, she was the first woman... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The good news on Chicago's underfunded pensionsyears ago. It is a clear indication of the real financial progress the city has
The good news on Chicago's underfunded pensions
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 26 days ago
years ago. It is a clear indication of the real financial progress the city has made. Despite limitations imposed by the Illinois Supreme Court, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and our team at the city crafted a plan for pensions that protects future... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Juvenile Justice in Cook County: The View from Insidein 2000. She is currently assigned to a large Juvenile Justice division calenda
City Club of Chicago: Juvenile Justice in Cook County: The View from Inside
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
in 2000. She is currently assigned to a large Juvenile Justice division calendar in Chicago. Judge Sheehan serves on the Illinois Supreme Court Juvenile Justice Committee and the Illinois Juvenile Justice Leadership Council. Recently Judge... Read more
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Daily Mail
Drew Peterson found guilty in murder-for-hire plot to kill prosecutorconfidential informant Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is
Drew Peterson found guilty in murder-for-hire plot to kill prosecutor
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
confidential informant Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is appealing his 2012 murder conviction to the Illinois Supreme Court Jurors have found former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson guilty of trying to hire... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Area history, May 29, 2016surprised the surprise party. In 2001: Appellate Court Justice Robert Steigman
Area history, May 29, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted a month ago
surprised the surprise party. In 2001: Appellate Court Justice Robert Steigmann said he would be a candidate for the Illinois Supreme Court in the 2002 Republican Party primary. He will face Justice Rita Garman of Danville, who was appointed... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
John Roska: Fired for oversleeping; can I get unemploymentunit or other employees," or be "repeated by the individual despite a warning o
John Roska: Fired for oversleeping; can I get unemployment
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted a month ago
unit or other employees," or be "repeated by the individual despite a warning or other explicit instruction." A recent Illinois Supreme Court case said this means that "carelessness and poor performance alone do not make an employee ineligible... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
A timeline of events in the Journal Star's lawsuit over special police report18, 2016: The appellate judges upheld the lower court’s ruling, leaving the cit
A timeline of events in the Journal Star's lawsuit over special police report
Peoria Journal Star / Posted a month ago
18, 2016: The appellate judges upheld the lower court’s ruling, leaving the city with the options of releasing the report or petitioning the Illinois Supreme Court to hear the case. May 25, 2016: Urich released the special report to the Journal St... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria officers went home while on duty, report at center of lawsuit revealsthe report on May 25, near the end of the one-month deadline after the appellat
Peoria officers went home while on duty, report at center of lawsuit reveals
Peoria Journal Star / Posted a month ago
the report on May 25, near the end of the one-month deadline after the appellate court ruling for the city to petition the Illinois Supreme Court to hear the case. The Freedom of Information law allows prevailing plaintiffs to recover attorney’s... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Rauner vetoes Emanuel's police and fire pension billCullerton, which would modestly cut costs. But many pension experts consider th
Rauner vetoes Emanuel's police and fire pension bill
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 1 months ago
Cullerton, which would modestly cut costs. But many pension experts consider that plan unlikely to pass muster with the Illinois Supreme Court, which in earlier decisions has indicated that pension promises are a binding contractual commitment... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why the Field Museum wasn't built on Chicago's lakefrontlegislation you want to," an aide to Ward responded, "but it will not be consti
Why the Field Museum wasn't built on Chicago's lakefront
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
legislation you want to," an aide to Ward responded, "but it will not be constitutional if Mr. Ward complains." Indeed, the Illinois Supreme Court sided with Ward, as it did on several occasions. Stymied, the museum's partisans offered ways out of... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Appeals court returns 1972 infant death case to Bellevillethe Fifth District Appellate Court in Mount Vernon on May 19 rejected the most
Appeals court returns 1972 infant death case to Belleville
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 1 months ago
the Fifth District Appellate Court in Mount Vernon on May 19 rejected the most recent ruling and sent the case back to Haida. Warwick can appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. His Belleville attorney declined to com... Read more
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Daily Herald
Should hospitals pay property taxes?have a multimillion dollar impact on suburban hospitals and governments in a di
Should hospitals pay property taxes?
Daily Herald / Posted 1 months ago
have a multimillion dollar impact on suburban hospitals and governments in a dispute that's been going on for years. The Illinois Supreme Court this week agreed to hear arguments over a 2012 state law that allows hospitals to apply to be exempt... Read more
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FOX News
Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing fourth wife, inmate testifiesprosecutor's death would lead to a successful appeal of his first-degree murder
Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing fourth wife, inmate testifies
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
prosecutor's death would lead to a successful appeal of his first-degree murder conviction, which is under review by the Illinois Supreme Court. Smith -- whose prison nickname is "Beast" -- testified that Peterson said he was owed $10,000 that... Read more
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FOX News
Drew Peterson noticed staged photo in alleged murder plot, recordings showon top of his 38-year sentence if convicted in the current case. His first-degr
Drew Peterson noticed staged photo in alleged murder plot, recordings show
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
on top of his 38-year sentence if convicted in the current case. His first-degree murder conviction is under appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. Prosecutors claimed Peterson hoped to win a reversal of the case once Glasgow was dead. "Beast," a... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Tapes: Peterson Planned Celebration After Hit on Prosecutorand faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree m
Tapes: Peterson Planned Celebration After Hit on Prosecutor
NBC Chicago / Posted 1 months ago
and faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree murder conviction is under appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. Prosecutors say Peterson hoped to win a reversal of the case once Glasgow was dead. "You know this... Read more
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