Steven Murphy (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Chicago Man Sentenced To 40 years After DNA Found In Untested Rape Kit

Steven Murphy sexually assaulted a woman who was on her way to buy milk for her children on Oct. 14, 2002.


Jennifer Boyd

Bedford Park Police Reexamine Case Of Woman’s 2002 Murder

Bedford Park Police are taking a new look at a murder case that is now 10 years old – hoping to finally solve the stabbing death of a 27-year-old woman at the Public Storage facility where she worked.

WBBM Newsradio–08/02/2012

Former Chicago Public Schools chief Paul Vallas (right), with former mayoral candidate Gery Chico. (Credit/File Photo: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Vallas On Blagojevich: ‘Illinois Has Deserved Better’

The man who almost kept Rod Blagojevich out of the governor’s mansion a decade ago now says it’s sad to see what the now-imprisoned governor did to the state.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

City Council Committee OKs Settlement Over Paramedics’ Alleged Mistakes

The City Council Finance Committee is expected to approve a $1.75 million settlement to compensate the family of a 13-year-old girl who died after a series of alleged mistakes by Chicago Fire Department paramedics.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Bank security photos of the 'Wheaton Bandit' (Credit: FBI Chicago Flier)

‘Wheaton Bandit’ Bank Robber To Get Away With Crimes

The Wheaton bandit is now officially off the hook, but the FBI says that doesn’t mean the case is closed.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Terrance Freeman

Ark. Man And Prison Inmate Charged In ’02 Slayings

A man who was found in Arkansas was charged with gunning down two women as they were dancing nearly nine years ago on the West Side, police said.