Legally Speaking: Evan Bruno

The partner at Bruno Law Offices in Urbana explains to staff writer Mary Schenk why he and his two partners extracted themselves from Brendt Christensen's federal case almost two years ago. [podcast id="3599"] The former attorneys for convicted kidnapper and killer Brendt Christensen are learning more about their former client as his case moves on to the penalty phase in Peoria. read more

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  • Algonquin’s Stoneybrook Park gets grant
    Algonquin was recently awarded a $400,000 Open Space Land Acquisition and Development grant to improve Stoneybrook Park. Stoneybrook Park, which was last improved in 1997, will be redeveloped to add several amenities, including bocce ball courts, pickleball courts, a gaga ball pit, a pavilion, a walking trail and a 15-space parking lot. The existing playground and sand volleyball court also will be replaced and improved. Construction on the Stoneybrook Park, located at 1200 Huntington More
  • Boil order issued, Cary schools closed after water main break
    A boil order was issued Monday night for some residents in Cary after a water main break near True Value Manufacturing. The water main break led to Cary-Grove High School and all Cary District 26 schools to close on Tuesday. Because of the water main break, according to a village news release sent Monday night, many properties in the areas south and west of downtown Cary experienced low water pressure or a complete loss of water. More
  • Blohm resigns from School District 3 board
    The resignation of Fox River Grove School District 3 board member Gerry Blohm, effective March 17, was approved by the board at its meeting Tuesday night. Superintendent Tim Mahaffy said Blohm has spent 21 years working either with or on the board, with 18 years of those spent actually on the board. “They’ll be hard shoes to fill, but we need to fill them,” Mahaffy said during the meeting. The deadline to apply for what will be a vacant position on the school board is March 18. More
  • Brian Faulkner named principal of Heineman Middle School
    Brian Faulkner, a former assistant principal of Heineman Middle School who spent the past five years as principal of Harter Middle School in Kaneland District 302, has been hired as Heineman’s newest principal for the 2020-21 academic year. The Huntley School District 158 school board approved Faulkner’s hiring during its Thursday meeting. “Mr. More
  • Man arrested after Crystal Lake standoff recorded himself sexually assaulting child, police say
    A McHenry man accused of barricading himself in a Crystal Lake apartment Friday had previously filmed and photographed himself sexually assaulting a child, police said. Matthew Reder, 24, of the 500 block of Sunrise Street, was on parole for a for a 2016 residential burglary out of Iroquois County when he surrendered himself to police Friday, Illinois Department of Corrections records show. More
  • 'Fresh Off The Boat' cast reflects on the most culturally significant moments of the show
    The ABC Family series, the first Asian American sitcom on television in more than 20 years, comes to an end Friday after a historic six-season run.
    02/21/2020 - 11:28 am | View Link
  • POLITICO Playbook: The Dem ad campaign aimed at taking down Bernie
    “‘He has his limits,’ said one person familiar with Barr’s thinking, speaking on the condition of anonymity ... Molly Weaver ... Jim Green ... Evan Feinman ... Olga Ramirez Kornacki, director of the ...
    02/18/2020 - 9:56 pm | View Link
  • The Astros Cheating Scandal Has Only Gotten Nuttier
    We know so much more about where this whole thing is headed, and what it means for the sport itself, than we did when The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich broke the story in November ...
    02/18/2020 - 5:25 am | View Link
  • Vahe Gregorian: What Bubba Starling learned on the long and winding road to home
    On the first day of first grade at Sunflower Elementary School in Gardner back in 1999, teacher Linda Morgovnik extended her customary greeting to new students. As they walked in the door to her ...
    02/16/2020 - 9:31 pm | View Link
  • What Bubba Starling learned on the long and winding road to home
    For perhaps the first time, he had been speaking openly about his anxiety and how he was always worried “about ... “Or my techniques, (such as) look at the left field foul pole (from the plate) like ...
    02/15/2020 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Evan Rachel Wood Details Rape and Torture to Congress | Time
    Evan Rachel Wood is speaking out about her personal experiences with sexual assault in a push for increased legal protections for abuse survivors.
    02/20/2020 - 4:59 pm | View Website
  • Chris Evans' Gay Brother Helped Him Understand LGBT Issues
    In a interview with The FIX, Chris Evans discussed how having a gay brother (actor Scott Evans) and sisters helped him "cultivate compassion and understanding" for people with identities that ...
    02/20/2020 - 3:01 am | View Website
  • Legally Speaking || An Ontario Employment Law Blog
    Legally Speaking is published by Toronto employment lawyer Justin W. Anisman of Brauti Thorning Zibarras LLP. With detailed articles and timely publications of new developments in employment law, Legally Speaking aims to be the preeminent source for employment law information for both employees and employers.
    02/19/2020 - 7:30 pm | View Website
  • ‎Legally Speaking on Apple Podcasts
    In Episode 20 of her podcast "Legally Speaking," veteran courts and crime reporter Mary Schenk huddles with Champaign's Mark Palmer, a lawyer for the Illinois Supreme Court, about a new help-desk at the Champaign County Courthouse.
    02/18/2020 - 2:21 am | View Website
  • Evan J. White
    Evan represents employers in matters involving: Employment discrimination, including before government agencies, such as the New York State Division of Human Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as in lawsuits filed in state and federal courts;
    02/16/2020 - 10:08 am | View Website
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