23, Apr 2014 - Kane, IL Attorney general wants Aurora man classified as sexually violent person
Two decades ago, former Aurora resident Joseph Gonzalez sexually assaulted a number of women before he was sentenced to 18 years in prison in 1998. As his release date quickly approaches, the Illinois Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition asking that Gonzalez, 49, doesn’t get the chance to re-offend. Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office is seeking to have Gonzalez classified as a ...
21, Apr 2014 - Champaign, IL Jim Dey: Hearings into IHSA just might clear things up
IHSA executive director Marty Hickman contends his organization is a model of transparency that has been "unfairly targeted" by wrong-headed critics. The Illinois Press Association, the Illinois Broadcasters Association and state Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia, an Aurora Democrat, do not agree. IHSA executive director Marty Hickman contends his organization is a model of transparency that has been ...
19, Apr 2014 - Aurora, IL Holmes attorneys ask judge to move his trial - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sport
DENVER (AP) - Attorneys for the man charged with killing 12 people and injuring 70 in a Colorado movie theater asked a judge to move the trial, saying potential jurors have been exposed to prejudicial news coverage and carry emotional burdens from the massacre.
01, Apr 2014 - Will, IL 2 men to be resentenced for four Aurora murders
Two men will receive new sentencing hearings because of a recent Illinois Supreme Court ruling that leaves it up to the judge’s discretion on whether a life sentence is warranted for defendants who committed multiple murders as juveniles. Matthew Quigley, 28, of Aurora, was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 for murders he committed in October 2002 and November 2002. Michael Luciano, 41, of ...