Between February 2007 and February 2011, Armando Vega allegedly committed multiple sexual acts with the victim while she was sleeping on the sofa at a relative’s home. Vega knew the victim, who was younger than 13 at the time. He was convicted in February of four counts of predatory criminal sexual assault.
Acknowledging his state has “come under the harsh glare of criticism” over a controversial new “religious freedom” law, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he wants state lawmakers to pass new legislation that makes clear businesses cannot discriminate against gay and lesbian couples.
In the wake of Indiana’s controversial new “religious freedom” law, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said Indiana Gov. Mike Pence should resign for the good of the state.
They won’t play two, but the Cubs will pay tribute to the late Hall of Famer Ernie Banks on Opening Night, covering the entire bleacher section with photos of “Mr. Cub.”
Police said the robbers used a prop in at least two holdups in the Fuller Park neighborhood. They set up a road construction barrel in the street, and when a motorist gets out of his or her car to move it aside, the robbers pounce.
Timothy Bass, a 20-year veteran prosecutor who’s involved in the investigation, is known for combing through every detail of his cases. He’s prosecuted drug and gun crimes, money laundering, tax evasion, child pornography, exploitation and corruption cases.
Indonesian prosecutors on Tuesday sought jail sentences of 18 years for an American man and 15 years for his girlfriend if they are found guilty of murdering the woman’s mother while vacationing on the resort island of Bali last year.
The fire at the vacant building in the 1300 block of West Cullerton Street was first reported about 3 a.m. and was upgraded to a two-alarm blaze 20 minutes later.
A 15-year-old girl and three of her classmates recorded consensual sex acts one week ago, and posted the video on Twitter. The girl’s mother found out about the video, and reported the Twitter post to police, who seized the original recording.
School officials said the attacker is not believed to be a student at the Evanston campus, where a young woman was raped inside a dorm room between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday.
About 1:50 p.m., a man was shot to death in Englewood, police said. Keith Stokes, 24, was riding in a vehicle in the 5700 block of South Morgan when another vehicle approached and someone inside started shooting. Stokes was shot several times in the upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:07 p.m.
Companies were working at the scene of the fire at a 1 ½-story building near 96th Street and Woodlawn Avenue, Fire Media Affairs said in a tweet at 5:33 a.m. Two injuries were reported.
Bond was denied for a 50-year-old Chicago man facing an attempted murder charge for allegedly stabbing another man during a bar fight in north suburban Skokie on Friday night.
Operators of a parking facility near O’Hare Airport say they will take additional safety precautions after inquiries by CBS 2’s Dave Savini.
It’s reaching epidemic proportions, area veterinarians say. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
The robbery happened about 4:15 p.m. Monday at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 265 West Virginia Street, according to a statement from Crystal Lake police.
About 7 p.m., the woman was in the 7300 block of South Winchester when a male got out of a van and shot toward another group of males also on the block, police said.
Hours after Chicago Bulls star Joakim Noah met with the manager of a rapper to enlist his support in an anti-violence campaign, the manager himself became a victim. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports one driver was so desperate, and seemingly scared, he drove right off the back of a tow truck, and it was all caught on camera.
The mayor of Aurora is calling for the resignation of an alderman – now that the mayor has discovered that alderman was arrested for shoplifting in 2013.
Stuntman Nik Wallenda braved cool temperatures and 15 mph winds as he walked 50 stories above the streets of Chicago as thousands looked on Sunday, November 2nd (Photos by Alex Goykhman).
A CTA Blue Line train jumped the tracks at the O’Hare station early Monday, after the train failed to slow down while pulling into the station, and went through the barriers at the end of the tracks.
A man wanted for murder in Georgia rammed several cars while fleeing police Sunday, before crashing on Lake Shore Drive, prompting a standoff with police that lasted more than 8 hours.
Much of the town of Washington, Ill was destroyed by a tornado on Sunday.
We asked Blackhawks fans to share their photos as they headed out to the Stanley Cup victory rally and parade.