A Cook County judge on Tuesday found a South Side teenager guilty of shooting and wounding an 11-year-boy looking for snakes with his friends.
About 11:45 p.m. Monday, Mario Jackson got into an argument, which turned into a physical confrontation, with a 28-year-old woman in the 6600 block of South Lowe Avenue.
A Chicago man has been charged with shooting a 7-year-old boy, as the child was attending a family barbecue on the 4th of July.
As she slashed and cut a 30-year-old Crown Point woman with a machete, onlookers shouted for Endia Rivera to stop, saying she would kill the victim.
A middle-aged Park Ridge man was convicted Tuesday of murdering his mother by throwing her over a railing and down stairs after the pair argued over family assets.
A purported gang member has been ordered held without bail, on charges he killed a 6-month-old girl two months ago, while trying to shoot the girl’s father.
Three men have been sentenced to probation for a July 2012 beating in Wrigleyville that left four injured — including a police officer — and was filmed as a part of a rap video.
A 19-year-old man and two teenage boys were charged with attempted murder Tuesday for shooting another teenager Monday evening in west suburban Aurora.
A former northwest suburban man was convicted Friday of punching his ex-girlfriend’s 5-year-old son in the groin multiple times and severely injuring the boy in 2011.
Two teens have been charged with this past weekend’s fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in what police believe was a gang-related incident.
A Brighton Park neighborhood man is facing multiple felony sexual abuse charges for allegedly fondling several girls on the Southwest Side since late February.
A struggle between northwest suburban Elgin police and a 40-year-old man Sunday morning ended up with the suspect and two of the officers being sent to hospitals and the suspect facing four felony charges. One of the officers drew his stun gun, but ended up shooting himself in hand.
Michael Highsmith told detectives that he had been friends with the victim for more than four years, and that he attacked him to steal his jewelry, Balmes said.
Cameron Griggs, 19, allegedly was with four other males who attacked two females and a male on a Red Line train at 15 W. 69th St.
Robert O’Leary, 50, was charged with nine counts of felony aggravated battery and one count of misdemeanor aggravated assault for the Dec. 21 incident at the Lake Forest Metra station.
A 20-year old man was behind bars in Will County Thursday morning, after allegedly trying to kidnap two girls on their way home from school in January.
A west suburban Naperville man accused of stabbing and trying to strangle his mother in 2011 only hours after being released from a psychiatric care center has been declared mentally unfit to stand trial for that alleged crime.
A man accused of striking a teenage boy with a gun and firing shots at two other people Saturday in north suburban Evanston is being held on $100,000 bond.
Lake County prosecutors have finally cleared the name of a man who served 20 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.
A protester accused of hitting a Cook County correctional officer in the face with a tree branch during a demonstration outside the jail was ordered held on $10,000 bond Wednesday.