25, May 2013 - Judge: Ariz. sheriff's office profiles Latinos - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
PHOENIX (AP) - A federal judge ruled Friday that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people.
25, May 2013 - Trial delayed in multi-state bank robberies
Willie Franklin, 37, is charged in numerous robberies, including the Dec. 26 robbery of the First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust.
25, May 2013 - Obama nominates 3 for Illinois federal judgeships
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama today announced three nominees for federal judgeships in Illinois: Sara Lee Ellis and Andrea R. Wood for the Chicago-based Northern District and Colin Stirling Bruce for the Springfield-based Central District.
25, May 2013 - Illinois House Approves Controversial Measure that Would Invalidate Local Gun Control Laws
The Illinois House approved a highly controversial plan that would overturn local gun ordinances, including Chicago’s ban on assault rifles. Illinois lawmakers are struggling to come up with new legislation following federal court ruling that requires Illinois to adopt a concealed carry law by June 9. House Speaker Michael Madigan (D) responded by drafting a gun plan that would require the ...
24, May 2013 - Latham & Watkins, Kirkland, Weil Gotshal: Business of Law
Latham & Watkins LLP’s Zachary Fardon was nominated by President Obama to be U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago. He would replace Patrick Fitzgerald, who left last June and joined Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP.
24, May 2013 - Clark, IL Ruling favors WIU student in vote
MACOMB — A McDonough County circuit court judge ruled in favor of Western Illinois University student Steven Wailand in the lawsuit over the City Council Ward 2 aldermanic race.
24, May 2013 - Jurors deliberate at Ohio trial hinging on blinks - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
(AP Photo/Hamilton County Sheriff's Dept.) CINCINNATI (AP) - Jurors will head into a third day of deliberations in an Ohio murder case hinging on whether a dying, paralyzed man identified his shooter by blinking his eyes.
24, May 2013 - Man sentenced to death in Texas courthouse killing - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
(AP Photo/The Beaumont Enterprise, Dave Ryan). File - In this April 22, 2013 file photo, Bartholomew Granger, center, is flanked by attorneys James Makin, right, and Sonny Cribbs before the start of his trial in Galveston, Texas.
24, May 2013 - Knox, IL Nicholson sentenced to 35 years in beating of ex-girlfriend
Sterling Nicholson waited almost seven months to find out his sentence, and on Tuesday, Knox County Judge Paul Mangieri made him wait a little longer as he spent nearly an hour dissecting case law and Illinois statutes as explanation behind the sentencing. Mangieri originally continued the sentencing after a two-hour hearing this past Thursday, during which Assistant State’s Attorney Elisa ...
24, May 2013 - No bail for Pa. parents in faith-healing death - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spo
(AP Photo/Philadelphia Police Department, File). FILE - This undated file photo combination provided by the Philadelphia Police Department shows Herbert and Catherine Schaible.
24, May 2013 - Caseyville, IL Ill. judge Moses Harrison, known for death penalty opposition, dies
CASEYVILLE, Ill., April 28 (UPI) -- Moses W. Harrison II, a liberal former Illinois Supreme Court chief justice known for his opposition to the death penalty, has died, his family said. He was 81.
24, May 2013 - 2011 jail breaks become political issue in Egypt - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
(AP Photo/Enric Marti, File). FILE - In this Oct. 31, 1996 file photo, Islamic militants await their verdict as Egyptian policemen sit on guard in a court in Cairo.
24, May 2013 - Schnucks wants federal court to handle data breach lawsuit
St. Louis-based grocery chain Schnuck Markets has claimed that a potential class action lawsuit filed against it in an Illinois state court over a recent data breach really belongs in federal court because of the case's scope and damages involved
24, May 2013 - Edgar, IL OJ back in court; Day 4 of bid for new Vegas trial - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
(AP Photo). This combination of Associated Press file photos shows from left, O.J. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File). FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2005 file photo, O.J.
24, May 2013 - Senate confirms Obama nominee to key appeals court - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
WASHINGTON (AP) - After five years of trying, President Barack Obama has placed his first nominee on a key appeals court. The Senate on Thursday confirmed Sri Srinivasan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.