Court Call for Monday, Feb. 11, 2013
WIRE FRAUD CASE: Rita A. Crundwell, 60, of Dixon; the former Dixon comptroller pleaded guilty in November to wire fraud in connection with her theft of nearly $54 million between 1990 and her arrest in April.
On the docket: Sentencing. Crundwell faces up to 20 years in prison.
MURDER CASE: Brian C. Sigler, 34, of Dixon; charged with first-degree murder. Police say Sigler strangled his wife, Yolanda, 34, before trying to kill himself in their Dixon home on Jan. 13.
On the docket: Status hearing.
MURDER CASE: Nicholas T. Sheley, 33, of Sterling; sentenced to life without parole last month for the bludgeoning death of Russell Reed, 93, of rural Sterling.
He already is serving life without parole in the death of a 65-year-old Galesburg man and is charged with six other deaths.
On the docket: Hearing on a motion to reconsider his sentence in the Reed case.