Hezekiah Whitfield was able to avoid listening to statements Tuesday from loved ones of the man he killed, but he couldn’t escape the sentence of natural life in prison that followed.
Former Cicero town president Betty Loren Maltese is suffering from a new legal headache.
Prosecutors have dropped charges against four men in a 1994 Chicago murder case.
A Cook County judge will decide Wednesday afternoon whether to throw out the convictions of four men for a rape and murder that occurred 17 years ago.
Some mysterious blood found at a nearly 17-year-old suburban crime scene is being tested for the very first time.
A judge will decide next month whether a 24-year-old Chicago man will spend decades in prison, for a murder he committed many years after witnessing the murder of his 5-year-old brother.