Olutosin Oduwole http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Ill. High Court Takes Pass In SIUE Student Threat Case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ill-high-court-takes-pass-siue-student-threat-case <p>A man whose 2007 terroristic threat conviction was overturned may finally be able to put his legal troubles behind him after the Illinois Supreme Court refused to intervene.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The state's high court decided Wednesday not to hear an appeal by prosecutors who are trying to restore a Madison County jury verdict against St. Louis native </span>Olutosin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Oduwole<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Thu, 30 May 2013 16:19:25 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 26893 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ill. High Court Takes Pass In SIUE Student Threat Case Terrorism Threat Conviction Of SIUE Student Thrown Out http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/terrorism-threat-conviction-siue-student-thrown-out <p><em>Updated at 11:40 a.m. with a statement from prosecuting attorney Thomas Gibbons.</em></p><p>An Illinois appeals court has overturned the conviction of a Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville&nbsp;student charged with planning to threaten a mass shooting at the campus.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 16:42:46 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 9972 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Terrorism Threat Conviction Of SIUE Student Thrown Out Ex-SIU student sentenced to 5 years in threat case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ex-siu-student-sentenced-5-years-threat-case <p>A former Southern Illinois University student has been sentenced to five years in prison for writing what prosecutors say was a note demanding money and threatening a Virginia Tech-like killing spree.</p><p>Twenty-six-year-old Olutosin Oduwole was sentenced Wednesday in Madison County.</p><p>A jury convicted him in October of attempting to make a terrorist threat and unauthorized possession or storage of a weapon.</p><p>The judge sided with jurors in dismissing Oduwole&#39;s claim that he was an aspiring rapper, and that the threatening words were innocent lyrical musings.</p> Wed, 21 Dec 2011 18:03:54 +0000 The Associated Press 2723 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ex-SIU student sentenced to 5 years in threat case