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  1. Request for special prosecutor in Sycamore murder case before DeKalb County judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Chicago Tribune

    Jack McCullough, convicted in the 1957 killing of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph, appears in court at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore on April 15, 2016. Jack McCullough, convicted in the 1957 killing of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph, appears in court at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore on April 15, 2016.

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  2. Trucks carrying blades for wind generators on hold at weigh stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Bethany Republican-Clipper

    ... ed into Missouri for points south. NexEra Energy Resources plans to establish a large wind farm near Osborn in DeKalb County.

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  3. MacArthur Justice Center says no special prosecutor needed in Ridulph murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    ... Maria Ridulph's brother Charles Ridulph with family and friends after the end of the hearing in the DeKalb County Courthouse on Friday, April 15, 2016. SYCAMORE – A Chicago-based public interest law firm says a judge should deny the request ...

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  4. No need for special prosecutor in '57 Sycamore murder case, says state's atty.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    DeKalb County State's Attorney Richard Schmack addresses the media at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore on March 29, 2016. DeKalb County State's Attorney Richard Schmack addresses the media at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore on March 29, 2016.

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  5. Nonprofit defends funds' useRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Journal Gazette

    ... the Regional Partnership's president and CEO, faced some pointed questions Thursday from members of the DeKalb County Economic Development Partnership about his organization's activities and how much DeKalb benefits. At the end of the 90-minute ...

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  6. Charles Ridulph: Schmack promised to drop charges against McCulloughRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    In a filing in DeKalb County Court this week, Charles Ridulph claims DeKalb County State's Attorney Richard Schmack made a promise during his 2012 campaign to drop murder charges against McCullough, and this constitutes a conflict of interest. McCullough was convicted of Maria Ridulph's murder in 2012, and the case was upheld on appeal.

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  7. Victim's brother says Schmack promised to drop charges against McCulloughRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    In a filing in DeKalb County Court this week, Charles Ridulph claims DeKalb County State's Attorney Richard Schmack has a conflict of interest in the case because he allegedly made a promise during his 2012 campaign to drop murder charges against McCullough. McCullough was convicted of Maria Ridulph's murder in 2012 and the case was upheld on appeal.

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  8. Attorney asks judge to bar interview of NIU cop accused of sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Ex-Northern Illinois University police Officer Andrew Rifkin leaves the DeKalb County Courthouse in 2013 after pleading not guilty to felony criminal sexual assault involving a NIU freshman. Ex-Northern Illinois University police Officer Andrew Rifkin leaves the DeKalb County Courthouse in 2013 after pleading not guilty to felony criminal sexual assault involving a NIU freshman.

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  9. Close friends killed in U.S. 36 traffic accidentRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Bethany Republican-Clipper

    ... by Sgt. A. A. Henry, Corporal P. M. Kimball, Trooper T. B. Heintz, Trooper M. D. Obert, CVO S. R. Dye and the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department. The Stewartsville Fire Department also responded to the scene. Mrs. Rinehart was a founding member of ...

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  10. Road to dismissal: Pay phone record convinces prosecutor of McCullougha s innocenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    Jack McCullough poses with his stepdaughter, Janey O'Connor , and DeKalb County Public Defender's Office Investigator Crystal Harrolle in downtown Sycamore on April 15, the day McCullough was released from state custody. Charges against him were dropped Friday, thanks in part to the efforts of Harrolle.

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  11. Pay phone record convinces prosecutor of McCullougha s innocenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    Jack McCullough poses with his stepdaughter, Janey O'Connor , and DeKalb County Public Defender's Office Investigator Crystal Harrolle in downtown Sycamore on April 15, the day McCullough was released from state custody. Charges against him were dropped Friday, thanks in part to the efforts of Harrolle.

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  12. Photos: Jack McCullough's charges dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    Judge Brady formally dismissed McCullough's murder charges and the case will return in June to determine whether DeKalb County State's Attorney Richard Schmack has a conflict in interest in prosecuting the case.

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  13. Man freed in girl's 1957 murder speaks of prison, futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Decatur Daily

    Jack McCullough, left, smiles from the backseat of his stepdaughter Janey O'Connor's rental car after he was released from the DeKalb County Jail in Sycamore, Ill., Friday, April 15, 2016. An Illinois judge vacated the conviction of the 76-year-old man in a 1957 killing and ordered his immediate release from prison Friday, meaning that one of the oldest cold cases to be tried in U.S. history has officially gone cold again.

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  14. Man wrongly convicted in 1957 Illinois murder is releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... file photo, Jack McCullough, appears in court for a hearing on his petition for post-conviction relief at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore, Ill. McCullough, 76, who is serving a life sentence for the 1957 slaying of an Illinois schoolgirl, ...

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  15. Man wrongly convicted in 1957 Illinois murder is releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Westport News

    Jack McCullough, left, smiles from the backseat of his stepdaughter Janey O'Connor's rental car after he was released from the DeKalb County Jail in Sycamore, Ill., Friday, April 15, 2016. An Illinois judge vacated the conviction of the 76-year-old man in a 1957 killing and ordered his immediate release from prison Friday, meaning that one of the oldest cold cases to be tried in U.S. history has officially gone cold again.

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  16. Jack McCullough walks free after conviction in 1957 Sycamore murder vacatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    McCullough was released on his own recognizance from the DeKalb County Jail in Sycamore, Illinois, after Judge William Brady granted him a new trail. McCullough was convicted in 2012 of the 1957 murder of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph and spent five years in prison.

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  17. The Latest: Wrongly convicted man is released in IllinoisRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Daily Reporter

    Jack McCullough, left, smiles from the backseat of his stepdaughter Janey O'Connor's rental car after he was released from the DeKalb County Jail in Sycamore, Ill., Friday, April 15, 2016. An Illinois judge vacated the conviction of the 76-year-old man in a 1957 killing and ordered his immediate release from prison Friday, meaning that one of the oldest cold cases to be tried in U.S. history has officially gone cold again.

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  18. Man convicted in 1957 killing of girl declares innocenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    Jack McCullough is taken away by guards in the DeKalb County courtroom in Sycamore, Ill., Tuesday, March 29, 2016. McCullough, a former security guard serving a life sentence in the 1957 slaying of a 7-year-old Illinois girl, pleaded with a judge Tuesday to quickly consider his latest bid for freedom, citing a prosecutor's scathing review of the investigation that landed him in prison.

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  19. Judge: No prompt release of man convicted in 1957 killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | KTVN Reno

    ... photo, Jack McCullough, 76, appears in court for a hearing on his petition for post-conviction relief at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore, Ill. McCullough was co... SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) - A northern Illinois judge has refused to immediately ...

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  20. Attorneys want man convicted in girl's 1957 killing set freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Jack McCullough listens as DeKalb County Judge William Brady states in the DeKalb County courtroom in Sycamore, Ill., Tuesday, March 29, 2016. McCullough, a former security guard serving a life sentence in the 1957 slaying of a 7-year-old Illinois girl, pleaded with a judge Tuesday to quickly consider his latest bid for freedom, citing a prosecutor's scathing review of the investigation that landed him in prison.

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