A 34-year-old woman doused her boyfriend with gasoline and set him on fire during a fight Sunday at their home near north suburban Antioch, leaving him in critical condition, according to police.
The officer, 57-year-old Johnny Patterson, was at his garage in the 300 block of West 103rd Place getting ready to go to work at 5:13 a.m. when 18-year-old Taiwan McNeal and a 17-year-old David Bush approached him and one of them produced a handgun, according to Chicago Police.
Enrique L. Torres, 31, was convicted of attempted murder in August 2014 in connection with an April 2007 shooting in Aurora, according to a statement from the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.
Bond was denied for a 28-year-old man facing attempted murder charges for a drive-by shooting that left three men injured–one of them critically–last year in the South Chicago neighborhood.
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.
A man was ordered held on a $500,000 bond on Wednesday after being charged with intentionally striking a man with his car and gravely injuring him on Sunday night in the Northwest Side Belmont Cragin neighborhood.
Deshawn Johnson, 26, faces counts of first-degree murder, attempted murder and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 7:10 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2014, according to Chicago Police.
Kenneth F. Newsome, 19, faces 15 felony charges including attempted murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Edwardo Correa Hernandez, 20, was charged with a felony count of mob action and a misdemeanor count of unlawful use of a knife.
Lorenzo Jones, 29, of Iowa City, Iowa, is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm, according to Chicago Police.
Two south suburban men have each been sentenced to 95 years in prison in connection with the murder of a 20-year-old man mistakenly thought to be involved in an earlier fight with one of the men.
Two men, one of whom is still recovering from gunshot wounds, have been charged in connection with firing shots at an off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer outside a bar in the River West neighborhood early Sunday.
Anthony Gates, of Riverdale, has been charged with two counts each of attempted murder and aggravated battery.
Keith Martin, 47, of the 6200 block of South Rockwell is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, according to Chicago Police.
A southwest suburban man accused of shooting another man in the back Friday afternoon after a prayer service at a Bridgeview mosque has been ordered held on a $1 million bond.
James Tillman, 21, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery/discharge firearm, and attempted aggravated vehicular hijacking, according to Chicago Police.
Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil told Jordan Bailey and Abdourahmane Soumare, both 19, that they were a “danger to themselves and society.”
James Roberts, 66, and his wife, 60, got into an argument over money in a parking lot in the 4300 block of North Broadway on Sunday. The man, who is in a wheelchair, “became irate” and threw rubbing alcohol over the top of his wife’s head down her body, then set her body on fire with a lighter, according to a police report.
Kenny Scott, 20 of the 4800 block of West Quincy Street, is charged with attempted first-degree murder, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Dayvon Bennett, 19, faces one count of first degree murder and two counts of attempted murder, all felonies, in connection with the May 29 shooting that happened in the 5700 block of South LaSalle Street.
A South Side man has been charged with shooting a south suburban man to death and wounding two others almost two months ago in the Englewood neighborhood.