A Portage man accused in the death of an Illinois baby more than four decades ago has agreed to be brought back to Illinois to face the murder charge.
Enrique Marks Jr. settled the question of whether to extradite him from Brownsville, Texas, by turning himself in to Lake County authorities after four years as a fugitive. The larger question of how to handle similar cases in the future, however, remains unresolved.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County commissioner said she is livid a fugitive wanted on child molestation charges was set free by Texas authorities after Lake County courts declined to extradite him.
HIGHLAND | If some alleged felons run far enough away from Lake County, they don't have to hide, because local authorities will not pursue them.
HIGHLAND | A Highland man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend after a night out was returned from Florida on Thursday night to face murder charges in Lake County.
HIGHLAND | A Highland man accused of shooting his girlfriend after the couple returned home from a local bar is expected to be returned to Lake County to face murder charges by Jan. 29.
SANTA ANA, Calif. | Genelle Reilley didn't plan on making eye contact Friday with the man charged with stabbing her daughter 41 times with a serrated hunting knife, but she couldn't avoid his gaze when he entered the courtroom.
HAMMOND | The German native sat expressionless Wednesday as a judge sentenced him to 20 years in federal prison for creating child pornography of his great-nephew in Gary.
CODY, Wyo. | An escaped prisoner captured in northwestern Wyoming waived his right to fight extradition to Arizona in a brief court hearing Tuesday.
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