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Chicago, Illinois / Judge's Family's Murder / Ross / Sullivan Interview #782807

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 10, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Keith Oppenheim) The incident in Chicago in which a man, Bart Ross†, unexpectedly committed suicide in his van featured; details given from a letter from Ross to WMAQ-TV admitting the murder of Judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow's husband & mother, his lawsuit case that was dismissed by the judge & the earlier concentration of the case on white supremacist Matthew Hale, who was convicted of plotting to kill Lefkow. [West Allis, Wisconsin, police Chief Dean PUSCHNIG†- recounts the shooting.] [Chicago police Chief Phil CLINE†- says the note from Ross implicates him.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The mysteries about Bart Ross introduced.

(Chicago: Chris Lawrence) Ross's life reviewed; details given from his letter attacking Judge Lefkow. [Neighbor Mercedes RIVERA†, acquaintance Don ROSE†- talk about Ross's anger, cancer problem & obsession.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Taped interview held with retired federal judge "The Majority Rules" author Eugene Sullivan† about threats against judges. [From Washington, SULLIVAN - recounts the two threats against his own life & security measures he took for himself & his family; calls for a study on protecting judges in their homes since courthouses are already like big bunkers.]

Brown, Aaron;
Oppenheim, Keith;
Lawrence, Chris

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