INDIANAPOLIS | A death row inmate at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City has won the chance to argue he's become too mentally ill in prison to be executed.
Convicted Southeast Side serial killer Andrew Urdiales, who was twice spared death in Illinois, is on his way to California to face additional murder charges, officials confirmed Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn said he would decide the fate of inmates now on death row when he reaches a decision on whether to sign legislation abolishing the death penalty.
SPRINGFIELD | The pressure is on the governor's pen. All eyes are on Illinois to see if it becomes the 16th state to kill the death penalty.
A convicted serial killer sitting on death row in Illinois for the 1996 murder of a Hammond woman had his life spared once and possibly could again, at least in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois Senate voted Tuesday to abolish capital punishment, sending the historic issue to Gov. Pat Quinn and putting the state back at the center of an ongoing national debate.
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