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An attorney who last year pleaded guilty to prostitution charges is now accused of lying to a state disciplinary board about her work as a call girl. The complaint filed and made public last week against Reema Bajaj, 27, by the Illinois Attorney...
Tags: Justice System, Lawyers, Sex Crimes, DeKalb, Punishment
Special to the TribuneA Sycamore man had heroin in his system when he caused a chain-reaction automobile crash in February that killed an 11-year-old boy, Kane County authorities said Tuesday. State's Attorney Joe McMahon said aggravated DUI charges have been filed against...
Seventeen students from Illinois will compete in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee: Alia Abiad, 13, Western Springs Isra Ansari, 14, Bourbonnais Kyle Campbell, 12, Riverton Ashtyn Folgers, 14, Rock Falls Cecilia Guerrero, 13, Lanark Yasir...
Chicago TribuneA DeKalb man was sentenced Wednesday to 37 years in prison for murdering a college freshman in a plea deal that was criticized by the victim's family and a former prosecutor, but defended by the state's attorney as the right decision to protect the...
Tribune reporterA man found guilty of murdering a 7-year-old in Sycamore in 1957 was sentenced to natural life in prison this morning in DeKalb County Court.. Jack McCullough, 73, of Seattle, had been scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 30 for the murder and kidnapping of...
Tags: Murder, Judges, Justice System, Lawyers, FBI
Week 8 – Oct. 8-14 All games 7:30 unless noted. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10 CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4 Urban Prep-Bronzeville vs. Crane, 6:30 at Lane Woodlawn vs. Tilden, 6:30 at Gately THURSDAY, OCT. 11 CHICAGO BIG SHOULDERS Amundsen vs. Taft, 7:15 at...
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Special to the TribuneBoth sides rested today in the trial of Jack McCullough following testimony of a jail inmate who said the former Sycamore resident incriminated himself in the 1957 murder of a young girl. Judge James Hallock ordered defense attorneys and prosecutors back...
Tags: Justice System, Lawyers, DeKalb, Litigation, Punishment
Special to The TribuneMurder victim Maria Ridulph was described as a sweet, trusting child by prosecutors in opening statements today at the trial of the man charged with her murder more than a half-century ago. Jack D. McCullough, a 72-year-old Seattle retiree and former...
Tags: Justice System, Judges, Lawyers, FBI, DeKalb
Special to the TribuneA Seattle man charged in the 1957 murder of a Sycamore girl will stand trial in September. At a Thursday hearing, DeKalb County Judge Robbin Stuckert set Sept. 10 as the start date for the trial of Jack McCullough. McCullough, 72, was charged last...
Tags: Murder, Justice System, Judges, U.S. Air Force, Lawyers
Special to the TribuneDeKalb County Public Defender Regina Harris, the lead attorney in the high-profile Jack McCullough murder case, announced Friday she is resigning to pursue private legal practice. Harris has been a public defender for more than two decades and has been...
Tags: Murder, Justice System, Judges, Lawyers, DeKalb
Special to the TribuneA DeKalb County attorney has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of prostitution, her lawyer confirmed Thursday. In a negotiated plea, Reema Bajaj, 26, agreed to plead guilty to the count, in exchange for DeKalb County prosecutors dropping a felony...
Tags: Aurora, Misdemeanors, Sex Crimes, DeKalb, Crime, Law and Justice
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