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This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows Marni Yang. A suburban Chicago judge has given Yang, convicted of first-degree murder in the 2007 shooting death of ex-Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle's pregnant girlfriend, permission to proceed in her effort for a new trial or evidentiary hearing. Yang's attorney maintains that Yang didn't kill Rhoni Reuter and calls Tuesday's ruling by a Lake County judge a

Challenge in ex-Chicago Bear girlfriend's death to proceed

Dec. 17, 2019 1:29 PM EST

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago judge ruled Tuesday that a woman convicted of murder in the 2007 shooting death of ex-Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle’s pregnant girlfriend can proceed with her effort for a new trial or evidentiary hearing. Lake County Judge Christopher Stride said the petition...