January 2013 Archives

Illinois officer faces possible felony conviction after incident

An Illinois police officer is facing legal trouble after a domestic incident involving a female roommate. Police have since leveled five charges against him, including aggravated and domestic battery. He was incarcerated with a bail of $75,000. Any felony conviction could result in jail time or other penalties, but this officer could be in jeopardy of losing his job as well.

Illinois felony charge: Lottery winner's death ruled a homicide

An Illinois lottery winner's death has been ruled a homicide, and authorities are now investigating the man's suspicious death. Initially, his death was thought to be by natural causes. However, a relative contacted authorities and asked them to look further into the case. When they did, authorities say they discovered the man died of cyanide poisoning. Now the case has taken a different turn, and it is entirely possible someone could be facing a felony charge.

Illinois drug crime: Authorities unearth large drug stash

Acting on a tip, Illinois police recently secured a search warrant and raided a home where they reportedly uncovered a significant drug stash. Two people are now facing criminal charges as a result of the alleged drug crime. Both were taken to a local jail and were held there as of the latest report.

Illinois man faces felony conviction over workers' comp claim

A former Illinois police officer is facing the prospect of a felony conviction after being indicted for multiple charges. The 53-year-old man is accused of filing for a workers' compensation claim, but did not injure himself on the job. He is facing a felony conviction on several charges involving this claim and the money he allegedly received after the injury occurred.

Woman faces felony charge after Illinois domestic incident

A woman faces a felony charge after allegedly running her boyfriend over. The accident reportedly occurred after she picked him up from an Illinois bar. She has since been charged with aggravated domestic battery in the incident. The boyfriend, however, initially told a drastically different story about what happened. The felony charge was leveled against her amid speculation the man changed his story concerning the incident that night.

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