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Trial for suspect David Fields, accused in the Dec. 30, 2016 murder of Carl Silas, could take place this spring.
CHICAGO – Donna French and Kenneth French, sister and brother of the late Danny French, filed a wrongful death claim against former LaSalle County state’s attorney Brian Towne in U.S. district court on Nov. 29.
Prosecutors who failed for a year to build a case that St. Clair County Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert obstructed justice in a murder investigation now charge that he committed four crimes last year in a different case.
BELLEVILLE – Prosecutors who failed for a year to build a case that St. Clair County Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert obstructed justice in a murder investigation now charge that he committed four crimes last year in a different case.
SPRINGFIELD – Workforce statistics at the Illinois State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor’s office show that White persons held 66 of 73 jobs at last report, a rate higher than 90 percent.
When law officers break the law, even if it's allegedly in the pursuit of justice, they stop being law officers and become criminals – no better than the purported lawbreakers they're trying to apprehend, and arguably much worse.
SPRINGFIELD – Special prosecutor Charles Colburn of the Illinois State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor office is the new leader of an investigation into the murder of Carl Silas in Belleville last December.
SPRINGFIELD – When the people of LaSalle County fired state’s attorney Brian Towne for actions worthy of indictment in the last general election, the people of Illinois hired him.
MOUNT VERNON – Collinsville policeman Stacey McElroy plucked more than an ounce of heroin from a car after 16 minutes of investigation, too slow for appellate judges who found he abused the driver’s rights by taking so long.
CAHOKIA – Mildred Moellman of Missouri, whose life allegedly depended on a police officer fatally shooting her friend Jason Stringer at Cahokia’s Wal-Mart last Nov. 28, says it didn’t happen that way.
Illinois appellate prosecutor David Rands has been appointed to handle DUI and related traffic charges against former U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton who was arrested last month by Troy police.
SPRINGFIELD – Brad Van Hoose of Belleville claims that special prosecutor David Rands withheld a Federal Bureau of Investigation report that could have prevented his conviction on a misdemeanor charge of assault.
St. Clair County associate judge Randall Kelley has denied reconsideration of his judgment finding Brad Van Hoose of Belleville guilty of misdemeanor assault.
Prosecutors from outside the Metro East have been picked to lead an investigation of St. Clair County Circuit Judge Ronald Duebbert to decide whether he should be charged with obstruction of justice related to a first degree murder case.
St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson on Wednesday afternoon approved a request for the appointment of a special prosecutor to decide whether Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert should be charged with obstruction of justice related to a first degree murder case.
The Illinois Supreme Court has announced a new e-file project.