Hale Trial Pushed Back

A federal judge rejected a bond request from jailed White Supremecist Matt Hale but the judge did give his lawyers a trial extension.

Hale, an East Peoria native, has been jailed since January on charges that he solicited another man to kill U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow.

On Wednesday, prosecutors filed a second count that alleges Hale solicited a second confidant to kill the judge. Hale’s attorneys are asking that the additional charge be tried separately from the original case against.

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The Judge moved the trial to April 5, and granted Hale’s request that the government pay for his defense.

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