The Daily Eastern News

Charge dropped for former student

Corryn Brock, News Editor

October 8, 2019

The obstruction of justice charge against former Eastern student Tatyana Jackson has been dismissed. State’s Attorney Jesse Danley said the charges against Jackson, 22, were dropped because the state was unable to contact a material witness. Danley said the State could not contact Jasmine May afte...

Jury trial vacated for obstruction charge

Corryn Brock, News Editor

September 16, 2019

The trial set at 9 a.m. Tuesday for a former Eastern student who was charged in connection with a shooting last spring has been vacated because of a trial set prior to hers, according to court records. The 21-year-old woman, Tatyana Jackson of Kankakee, Illinois, was arrested for allegedly committing obs...

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