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.
A 31-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a photographer who was slain at a Rogers Park bus stop in broad daylight last week. Prosecutors said Eric Vaughn handed the gun to the shooter, and drove the getaway vehicle.
The boy, whose name was being withheld because of his age, has been charged with three counts of attempted murder and three counts of aggravated battery.
Dominique Hodrick, 23, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder, two counts of attempted murder, and three counts of aggravated battery in connection with the May 29 death of Dr. Betty Howard.
Elijah Williams, 20, was charged late Thursday with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault/discharge of a firearm and one count of unlawful use of a weapon.
Anthony D. Cohn, 32, of Woodstock is charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a flammable substance causing great bodily harm.
A woman drove her daughter to Rosehill Cemetery, tried to suffocate the 4-year-old with a plastic bag, then trieed to kill herself before changing her mind, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday.
Russell Jones, 35, faces one count of first-degree attempted murder in connection with the shooting that happened about 9:40 p.m. near Jones’ home in the 100 block of West 104th Street.
Henry Jackson is charged as an adult with one felony count each of aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm and attempted first degree murder, according to Cook County State’s Attorney’s office spokeswoman Tandra Simonton.
Cedryk Davis, 23, was charged with two counts each of attempted murder and aggravated battery. Police said he pulled the trigger in the Jan. 30 attack that left 38-year-old Shawn Harrington paralyzed.
The town of Cicero honored a college freshman on Tuesday for helping detain a man who had sexually assaulted a female student inside a dormitory shower at the University of Illinois-at Chicago last week.
The man accused of killing a convenience store clerk and shooting a father of 10 asked for protective custody at his bond hearing Wednesday, but the judge denied his request.
Tavares Humphries got into the Commons South residence hall by following a student inside, then burglarized a co-eds’ dorm room before attacking an 18-year-old woman in the women’s showers Monday morning.
Joey Jones, 31, has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 57-year-old Omar Maslat, a cashier at a convenience store in the 2400 block of West 63rd Street. He’s also been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of 50-year-old Brion Payne in Uptown.
A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in a dormitory shower on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus on Monday.
A man suspected of killing his wife in Georgia was facing extradition there, after he was charged with several felonies in connection with an 8 1/2-hour standoff with Chicago police on Lake Shore Drive this weekend.
The 16-year-old and “several other offenders” hit, stabbed and robbed a 15-year-old boy in the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue after he refused to join the gang.