Daily Legal News Archive

Thursday, July 18, 2019

The Illinois State Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit alleging a new law that expands state oversight of firearm dealers places "onerous restrictions" that could drive many out of business, officials with the advocacy group announced Wednesday.

From: 
NBC 5 Chicago

A police officer who fired gunshots at a suspect in Springfield will not face charges, authorities concluded. 

From: 
WAND 17

Recent child deaths in Illinois have shined a light on the Department of Children and Family Services, the agency charged with protecting vulnerable children in a home, often their own.

From: 
WGN

Federal prosecutors on Wednesday urged the jury that found Brendt Christensen guilty in the kidnapping and killing of Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang to make him the first federal felon in Illinois to be sent to death row in more than a decade.

From: 
The Pantagraph

An Illinois man who was a host of a TV show about hunting has pleaded guilty in a poaching investigation.

From: 
Daily Herald

A Granite City man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for receiving child pornography and then destroying evidence of his crimes.

From: 
Belleville News-Democrat