28, Mar 2015 - Peoria, IL Man freed after 19 years in prison sues Peoria, policemen
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) _ A man who spent nearly 20 years in an Illinois prison for the 1994 rape of a 16-year-old girl and a home invasion before the charges were dropped has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Peoria and four police officers. Christopher Coleman alleges in the lawsuit filed Wednesday that […]
26, Mar 2015 - Peoria, IL Illinois man creates fake Twitter account for mayor, has home raided
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments in a case brought by a man whose home was raided by police after he created a fake Twitter account to spoof Peoria’s mayor. Arguments are scheduled Monday before Judge Michael Mihm in U.S. District Court in Peoria. The case involves 29-year-old Jon […]
09, Oct 2014 - Fake tweets stir debate about parody, lawsuit
An Illinois man who created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor is taking his case to federal court.