St. Clair County Associate Judge Laninya Cason speaks during a press conference outside the O'Fallon Police Department in O'Fallon, Ill., on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Belleville News-Democrat, Zia Nizami)

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St. Clair County Associate Judge Laninya Cason speaks during a press conference outside the O'Fallon Police Department in O'Fallon, Ill., on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Belleville News-Democrat, Zia Nizami)