29, Aug 2014 - Illinois woman guilty of murder in robbery plot with friends
By Dawn Reiss JOLIET Ill. (Reuters) - An Illinois woman who helped lure two men to a drinking session to rob them for money for cigarettes, gasoline and cocaine, was found guilty on Friday of six counts of first degree murder after her friends allegedly strangled the two men. Will County Judge Gerald Kinney said Bethany McKee, 20, was guilty even though she did not physically participate in the ...
03, Apr 2014 - Waukegan, IL NRG Energy gets OK to buy Midwest Generation parent
Four Illinois coal plants -- Powerton (Pekin), Joliet, Waukegan and Will County (Romeoville) -- transfer to NRG in the deal A federal bankruptcy court judge on Tuesday approved the sale of all assets and operating companies of Edison Mission Energy -- parent of Illinois coal plant owner Midwest Generation -- to New Jersey-based NRG Energy Inc. for $2.6 billion.