Brian Trainauskas allegedly asked a fellow inmate to be part of a plan involving kidnapping, a fake confession and murder, report says.
Will County State's Attorney Office
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Judge takes Richard Petrick's military record into account in his decision. The victim, Michelle Fischer, says she's breathing easier after Wednesday's hearing.
UPDATED (2:57 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17) An Indiana man responsible for a 2010 armed standoff in Frankfort Square was sentenced to 17 years in prison Wednesday morning. Richard Petrick, 49, of Merrillville, Ind., pleaded guilty in April to felony aggravated stalking, home invasion and aggravated assault charges after he forced his way into the house of his ex-girlfriend, Michelle Fischer, last year. During the standoff with Will County Sheriff's deputies, Petrick was shot in the right eye. He wore a black eyepatch in the courtroom Wednesday. Judge Daniel Rozak said he took Petrick's minimal criminal record and military service into account when imposing punishment. Petrick had served in two branches of the military and was a combat veteran…
Monday, August 8, 2011
Personal injury attorney Ronald Rodgers could face incumbent James Glasgow in the March Democratic primary, Sun-Times Media reports.
Frankfort lawyer Ronald Rodger is looking to challenge Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow in the March Democratic primaries, according to a Sun-Times Media report. The personal injury attorney, whose office is in Tinley Park, said he was a Glasgow supporter, but he now wants to explore a run for the office, the article reported. According to the article, Rodger also criticized Glasgow's handling of the Drew Peterson murder case, saying the office could be on the verge of losing another high-profile case.