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Police & Fire
The attorney defending convicted wife-killer Drew Peterson against a wrongful death civil suit wants a summary judgment refused and the case held until after the criminal appeal is finished.
A lawsuit against an imprisoned preacher from Crete and an Indiana megachurch topped the week's court news.
A woman claims she overdosed on her thyroid medicine because Walgreens screwed up.
The former Chicago Ridge deputy fire chief charged with trying to rape and kill a neighbor is tired of the cops always showing up at his parents' place.
A Caribbean music record company owner has a drug dog's lack of punctuality to thank for getting him out of a felony pot charge, but he still couldn't get his marijuana back.
Accused of stealing a client's money, one of Drew Peterson's attorneys agreed to a three-month suspension of his law license, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Two men were found unfit to face criminal charges this week.
Jay Cox could have gotten two years more.
A former Plainfield North gym teacher pleaded guilty to meeting a teen for sex. And that was just one of the things going on in court this week.
Former Plainfield North High School gym teacher Ashley Blumenshine apologized as she was sentenced to 11 days in jail and 10 years on the state's sex offender registry.
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