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Nanci Koschman pauses in March as she remembers the death of her son, David Koschman. | Peter Holderness/Sun-Times

Lawyers: Conspiracy kept mom from suing

Nanci Koschman should be allowed to sue, her lawyers said in a court filing Monday.

Nanci Koschman  |  Sun-Times file photo

City, county: Dismiss Koschman mom’s suit

Lawyers for cops, prosecutors being sued by Nanci Koschman argue she waited too long to sue.

Nanci Koschman  |  Sun-Times file photo

After 10 years, CPD wants to talk to mom

The Chicago Police Department wants to know if Nanci Koschman would talk with internal affairs investigators about the death of her son.

Richard J. "R.J." Vanecko (second from left) with Chicago Police officers in a May 20, 2004, lineup in the David Koschman case.  | Chicago Police photo

CPD phasing out lineups

Chicago police are cutting back on using lineups. A special prosecutor had criticized their use in the David Koschman case.

Richard J. "R.J." Vanecko's McHenry County Jail booking mug

His 60 days served, Vanecko leaves jail

Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko finished his sentence Monday and left the McHenry County Jail.


Another missing-files case for cops

A lieutenant at the heart of the Koschman missing-files mystery was involved in another investigation in which records went missing.

Dan K. Webb. | Tim Boyle/For Sun-Times Media

Webb: Who viewed hospital records?

Webb subpoenaed hospital about who accessed Koschman medical records.

Nanci Koschman. | Peter Holderness / Sun-Times

Mom sues, claiming ‘official coverup’

Suit accuses police, City Hall of an “official coverup . . . to protect the Daley family political dynasty.”

Nanci Koschman. | Peter Holderness / Sun-Times

‘Can’t let them get away with this again’

Angry since learning the police lied to her, Nanci Koschman says she’ll sue.

Special prosecutor Dan Webb  |  Sun-Times file photo

Special prosecutor’s bill: $1,134,496

Former U.S. Attorney Dan K. Webb billed $899,307, plus $235,189 in other expenses.