Vanecko Judge Chosen
- A McHenry County judge who handles a wide variety of juvenile matters will preside over the involuntary-manslaughter case of Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko, the nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, accused in the death of David Koschman on Chicago’s Near North Side.
Judge Maureen P. McIntyre was assigned the case Friday by McHenry County Chief Judge Michael J. Sullivan following an order last month from the Illinois Supreme Court that no Cook County judge should be involved in the case because many have political ties to the Daley family.
McIntyre, a Republican from Barrington Hills, has no known connections to the Daleys.
Odds are still under 30% Vanecko does any sort of time.