Prosecution could rest at Beavers' trial
CHICAGO — Prosecutors could rest their tax-evasion case against a Cook County commissioner shortly after his trial resumes.
Government attorneys told a federal judge in Chicago on Monday evening that they could be finished with their presentation to jurors by Tuesday afternoon.
William Beavers would then have to decide whether he'll take the stand in his own defense. The Chicago Democrat repeatedly vowed to do just that before testimony began last week.
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