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Fed by a steady stream of coal barges, the aging power plants that loom over Chicago's Little Village and Pilsen neighborhoods are by far the city's largest industrial sources of climate change pollution. No other polluter comes close to the 4.2...
Nearly 20 years after he was imprisoned, Juan Rivera walked out of Stateville Correctional Center and into a throng of jubilant family members Friday evening after he was exonerated in the murder of a Waukegan baby sitter. His release came less than...
As Juan Rivera enjoyed newfound freedom this weekend after being cleared in the murder of 11-year-old Holly Staker, Waukegan police reopened the 20-year-old case that became the latest to unravel with the emergence of DNA evidence. Rivera, 39,...
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Chicago TribuneJereme Richmond, the Waukegan basketball phenom whose rise was derailed by college struggles and a criminal case, received 18 months of probation today after pleading guilty to unlawful use of a weapon, his attorney said. The Lake County court...
Ending nearly 20 years in custody, Juan Rivera walked out of prison today hours after authorities said they will not challenge an appellate court’s reversal of his murder conviction in the 1992 slaying of 11-year-old babysitter Holly Staker....
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WGN News"All I wanna do is enjoy my time with my family, it's been 20 years,” Juan Rivera said Friday, after he was released from prison, “this is a new beginning for me as well as for every one of us." Rivera had been convicted of a horrific crime. ...
Special to the TribuneA Lake County judge this morning ordered prosecutors to turn over the name of a man whose DNA matches blood found at the murder scene of a prominent Waukegan businessman in 1994. Prosecutors must provide the name to the attorney for another man who has...
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Chicago Tribune reportersThe Illinois Appellate Court has reversed the first-degree murder conviction of Juan Rivera Jr., who was found guilty in three jury trials of the 1992 murder of 11-year-old Holly Staker. Rivera was convicted for the third time in 2009 despite DNA...
Chicago Tribune reporterAttorneys arguing over the latest appeal of Juan Rivera 's murder conviction focused on DNA evidence taken from 11-year-old Holly Staker's body after she was raped and stabbed to death in Waukegan in 1992. Although Rivera , 38, has been convicted of...
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Drivers will have to keep their cool as they deal with broken traffic lights, downed trees and power lines on their rides home this afternoon, while commuters on several Metra lines were seeing delays this afternoon as the commuter rail agency deals...
Special to the TribuneA Waukegan couple who are Iranian immigrants could face up to five years in prison and deportation if found guilty of falsifying documents on voter applications, a Lake County judge told them in court today. Mahmoud Vakili, 67, and his wife Parvin...
WGN NewsThree suspects are in custody following a carjacking, a murder and a SWAT team stand-off in Waukegan Tuesday. According to police, Carlos Hernandez, 44, was waiting in a Cadillac in his driveway for his nephew when he was approached by three men early...
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