Jack McCullough

Jack McCullough mug shot (phot courtesy DeKalb County Sheriff's Department)

Former State Police Officer Gets Life For 1957 Murder

A former Washington state policeman convicted of kidnapping and murdering a young Illinois girl more than a half century ago was sentenced Monday to life in prison.

CBS Seattle–12/10/2012

Jack McCullough mug shot (phot courtesy DeKalb County Sheriff's Department)

Local Man On Trial For 1957 Murder Of Illinois Girl

Jack McCullough, 72 and a former Washington state police officer, has pleaded not guilty to the 1957 kidnapping and slaying of Maria Ridulph, of Sycamore, Ill. It’s one of the oldest cold-case killings brought to trial in the United States.

CBS Seattle–09/11/2012

Close up of a magistrate holding a gavel in a courthouse. (credit: Jim Arbogast/GettyImages)

Judge: Seattle Man Not Guilty In 50-Year-Old Rape

SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) — A judge on Thursday found a Seattle man not guilty of raping an Illinois teenager 50 years ago, setting the stage for what could be an even tougher challenge for prosecutors: […]

04/13/2012

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