FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2013 file photo, former St. Clair County Judge Michael Cook walks past reporters outside U.S. District Court in East St. Louis, Ill. Cook, a former judge at the center of a ... more 
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2013 file photo, former St. Clair County Judge Michael Cook walks past reporters outside U.S. District Court in East St. Louis, Ill. Cook, a former judge at the center of a courthouse drug scandal involving the cocaine death of a prosecutor-turned-judge is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 26, 2014, in East St. Louis, where he pleaded guilty in November to heroin and gun charges. (AP Photo/Belleville News-Democrat, Derik Holtmann, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Belleville News-Democrat, Derik Holtmann, File
Tue, Feb 25, 2014 4:21 PM EST