A south suburban man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for attacking a 61-year-old man as he walked to work in Evanston in 2011, taking $10 from the his pocket as he lay bleeding and unconscious in the street.
Michael Axtell, 42, is charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of Tammy Stone, 40, in October 2012.
No family members were in attendance Monday when Alfreda Giedrojc, the 62-year-old Oak Lawn woman charged with the murder of her granddaughter, made a brief appearance at the Bridgeview courthouse to be officially indicted for the crime.
Robert Lewis III, 40, was convicted of murder, murder in perpetration of criminal deviate conduct, criminal deviate conduct and resisting law enforcement in the beating and strangulation death of Jennifer Kocsis, 37.
When a skeletal Andre Ford was wheeled into court last week, even prosecutors said the ailing man was too frail to beat the 8-year-old daughter he is accused of murdering, but what Ford couldn’t do with his hands, he allegedly did with his mouth.
he body of a man was found, apparently beaten to death, in an apartment in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood Monday afternoon, according to police.
An elderly woman was beaten to death inside her South Shore home, and one of her daughters found her body on Mother’s Day.
A public defender’s plea for a low bond so a murder suspect could take his college exams fell on deaf ears, as a judge set his bail at $500,000.
On Dec. 22, 2012, police responded about 3:15 a.m. to the 7200 block of South Bennett Avenue and found Steven Cannon unconscious.
The estranged husband of a Chicago woman is in custody after she apparently beaten to death during a northwest Indiana barricade situation early Tuesday.
Three teens accused of attacking a man in a West Rogers Park alley and posting video of the fatal beating online were allegedly playing a game called “pick ‘em out and knock ‘em out.”
A 27-year-old man has been charged with murder, for allegedly killing a teenage girl and leaving her body in a Dumpster in Hammond, Ind.
Seven people are dead and at least another 21 people have been wounded in acts of violence across the city since Friday afternoon.
A man was beaten and suffocated after two men bound him and two women in his Northwest Side apartment, then ransacked the home early Sunday.
A 2-year-old South Side girl who was found unresponsive in her bed, with bite and scratch marks on her body, was beaten to death and her death has been ruled a homicide, an autopsy Sunday has determined.
An 80-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease was beaten to death at an Oak Park nursing home and police said Tuesday it appears another resident is to blame.
Cook County Public Guardian Robert Harris is criticizing the Department of Children and Family Service’s handling of a case involving a Southwest Side boy killed on his fourth birthday.
A day after she was charged with concealing the death of her 4-year-old son at the hands of her boyfriend, a 28-year-old woman has been charged with murder.
A man who disappeared after the beating death of his sister in Naperville was charged Monday with four counts of murder, one count of home invasion and one count of burglary.
A Carpentersville man allegedly beat an elderly woman to death in her garage last month and then used the victim’s engagement and wedding rings to propose to his girlfriend.