Daily Legal News Archive

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The Hancock County state’s attorney was found dead Monday of an apparent heart attack, according to Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger.

Peoria Journal Star

Embracing the tough penalties favored by global strongmen, President Donald Trump on Monday brandished the death penalty as a fitting punishment for drug traffickers fueling the opioid epidemic.

Northwest Herald

The owners of a now-shuttered Chicago nightclub have escaped a woman's attempt to sue over a slip-and-fall incident she blamed on a spill that would "reaccumulate" in the packed club.

Cook County Record

David Overstreet talked about his year as judge in the Fifth District Illinois Appellate Court last week when he traveled from his home in Mount Vernon to Shelbyville for the afternoon.

The Effingham Daily News

A southern Illinois man has pleaded guilty to bank fraud charges filed in U.S. District Court.

Peoria Public Radio

An Adams County jury is expected to start deliberating Tuesday in the case of a Quincy man charged in connection with a 2016 residential burglary.