Anatomy of the Special Prosecutor’s Lou Bianchi Case for March, 2011

Today McHenry County blog looks at March, 2011, billings from Quest International. Quest is the company selected by McHenry County Special Prosecutor Henry Tonigan in his unsuccessful quest to convict McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi of felony criminal offenses. … Continue reading

Will Bianchi Run for A Third Term? Will He Sue Those Behind of and Front Guys for Spectacularly Failed Prosecutions?

When McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi held his post-acquittal press conference in front of the Courthouse, he didn’t say whether he would run for re-election. When confronted with a question about filing a civil suit against Special Prosecutors Henry … Continue reading

McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi Acquitted on Charges of Official Misconduct

“Second verse, same as the first,” was the line running through my had as I drove home from the Courthouse. Judge Joseph McGraw had just acquitted McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi of the two remaining counts of official misconduct … Continue reading

Judge Joseph McGraw’s Oral Ruling on Lou Bianchi & Joyce Synek Case

Below is what Judge Joseph McGraw ruled in the criminal trial of McHenry County State’s Attorney and his assistant Joyce Synek: STATE OF ILLINOIS) ) SS: COUNTY OF McHENRY) IN THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT McHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS THE PEOPLE OF … Continue reading