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Thursday, May 23, 2013 12:00 am

Prosecution case likely done

A murder trial has something in common with a fireworks show. In both cases, eye-catching flares – or witnesses – grab attention early on. Then a certain rhythm sets in.
Harris Murder Trial
Thursday, May 23, 2013 12:00 am

Prosecution's case likely done

A murder trial has something in common with a fireworks show. In both cases, eye-catching flares – or witnesses – grab attention early on. Then a certain rhythm sets in.
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:00 am

Prosecution case nears end

Photos of Tabitha Gee’s head were bad enough. But CT scans of the toddler’s shattered skull after she was beaten with a tire iron and left for dead were, if anything, worse.
Harris Murder Trial
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:00 am

Prosecution nears end of case

Photos of Tabitha Gee’s head were bad enough. But CT scans of the toddler’s shattered skull after she was beaten with a tire iron and left for dead were, if anything, worse.
Harris Murder Trial
Monday, May 20, 2013 12:00 am

Prospects of early end raised

Twice now, the prosecution has stumbled. Twice the defense has acquiesced, allowing proceedings to continue without strenuous objection despite opportunities to demand a do-over.
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Friday, May 17, 2013 12:00 am

Christian has ongoing lawsuits against the city

Calvin Christian III was jailed Thursday for the second time in a week after he failed to produce required financial paperwork in connection with a collection action by the City of Springfield. S
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Friday, May 17, 2013 12:00 am

No criminal charges for cutting down relative's tree on city time

Sangamon County state's attorney says that he will not prosecute City Water, Light and Power workers who illicitly cut down a tree last year. "This is a CWLP employee matter, not a matte

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