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Isom triple homicide appeal headed to Indiana Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | The appeal of a Gary man convicted of multiple counts of murder and condemned to three consecutive death sentences for the 2007 slaying of his wife and two stepchildren will be heard Thursday by the Indiana Supreme Court.

May 26, 2014 7:30 pm
Mental illness finding wins death row inmate additional appeal

Mental illness finding wins death row inmate additional appeal

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.

September 04, 2013 3:33 pm Related
Convicted serial killer leaves Illinois to face California charges

Convicted serial killer leaves Illinois to face California charges

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.

October 04, 2011 12:15 pm

Quinn will decide fate of 15 on death row

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.

February 06, 2011 12:00 am

Death penalty ban one signature away

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.

January 20, 2011 12:00 am
Death row serial killer's life could be spared again

Death row serial killer's life could be spared again

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.

January 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Death penalty decision now up to Quinn

Death penalty decision now up to Quinn

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.

January 12, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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