post conviction More Waiting for Heidelberg: Judge Denies Request for Speedy Trial By Cass Herrington • Jun 30, 2017 Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio 74-year-old Cleve Heidelberg appeared in a Peoria County courtroom today, following his attorney's motion requesting a speedy trial. Illinois Attorney General's Office Requests to Drop Review of Heidelberg Case By Cass Herrington • May 25, 2017 Fred Zwicky / Peoria Journal Star Attorneys representing Cleve Heidelberg are pushing back against a request by the Illinois Attorney General’s office to end a review of his case. Judge Sets Bond at $500K for Heidelberg to be Released from Custody By Cass Herrington • May 12, 2017 Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio Listen Listening... / 0:57 Cleve Heidelberg could just be days away from stepping outside Peoria County Jail, for the first time since 1970. Heidelberg Will Remain in Jail As Bond Decision Moves to Appellate Court By Cass Herrington • Apr 28, 2017 Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio An appellate court judge will have to decide whether Cleve Heidelberg can be released on bond. That was the final ruling of Peoria County Judge Al Purham Fri., siding with arguments made by the State Appellate Prosecutor’s Office. Conviction Vacated, New Trial Granted for Cleve Heidelberg By Cass Herrington • Apr 20, 2017 Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio Twenty minutes was all it took for a Peoria County Judge to vacate a man’s 47-year-old murder conviction. Exonerated Ex-Inmate Speaks Up for Heidelberg By Cass Herrington • Apr 19, 2017 Seth Perlman / AP Photo Listen Listening... / 4:22 A former inmate who was wrongfully convicted of murder says he believes his friend, Cleve Heidelberg, is innocent. Peoria County Judge to Rule on Heidelberg's Fate Later this Month By Cass Herrington • Mar 31, 2017 Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio A 74-year-old Peoria man returns to prison in Galesburg this evening, but he could be freed later this spring if a judge believes new evidence proves his innocence.