Zaveon Marks

The murder case of 14-year-old Zaveon Marks is back in adult court. 

Jeff Smudde / WGLT

A judge denied a request to scale back the sentencing exposure for Zaveon Marks, the 14 year old accused of murdering fellow Peoria teen Zarious Fair in June.

Jeff Smudde / WGLT

An attorney for Zaveon Marks, the 14-year-old accused of shooting Zarious Fair, argues he can’t be sentenced to more than 40 years in prison.

Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio

As Peoria grapples with gun violence among youth, criminal justice advocates argue the county is resorting to controversial measures.

Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio

Fourteen-year-old Zaveon Marks has pleaded not guilty to the murder of 16-year-old Zarious Fair.