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Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Christopher Vaughn Sentenced To Life In Prison For Family Murders

An Oswego man has been sentenced to life in prison for the horrifying murders of his wife and children.

11/27/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Jurors Convict Christopher Vaughn Of Killing His Family

A jury on Thursday abruptly convicted Christoper Vaughn of fatally shooting his wife and three children in 2007.

09/20/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Defense Set To Rest In Vaughn Family Massacre Trial

Christopher Vaughn’s own blood stain expert agreed with prosecutors Tuesday that his analysis of what happened in Vaughn’s Ford Expedition five years ago doesn’t match the Oswego man’s story.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Report: Witness Fails To Bolster Case For Vaughn’s Defense

A defense witness at the murder trial of Christopher Vaughn doesn’t appear to have helped his case.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Christopher Vaughn’s Sister Testifies At His Murder Trial

Jurors could begin deliberations late next week in the Christopher Vaughn murder trial, with the defense’s case wrapping up as early as Tuesday.

09/13/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Prosecutors Rest Their Case Against Christopher Vaughn

Prosecutors have rested their case against Christopher Vaughn, the Oswego man accused of gunning down his wife and three young children so he could go live a life of isolation in the Canadian wilderness.

09/12/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Will County Prosecutors Wrapping Up Case Against Christopher Vaughn

Will County prosecutors are nearly done presenting their case at the murder trial of Christopher Vaughn, the Oswego man who’s accused of killing his wife and three children.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Pathologist, Wife’s Acquaintances To Testify In Vaughn Family Massacre Trial

In the Christopher Vaughn murder trial, prosecutors are expected to call a forensic pathologist to the stand Wednesday.

09/05/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Ex-Stripper Testifies At Vaughn Murder Trial

A former stripper testified Tuesday that Christopher Vaughn, accused of murdering his family five years ago, told her he wanted to leave his wife, but never mentioned he had children.

09/04/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

During Interrogation, Vaughn Showed No Emotion About Family’s Murders

For the second day, jurors in the Vaughn family murder trial have seen videotape of police questioning Christopher Vaughn about the shooting deaths of his wife and three children, in the hours after their bodies were found.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Cop To Vaughn: ‘Your Wife And Your Kids Are All Dead’

For the first time, jurors heard in Christopher Vaughn’s own words what happened that early June morning.

08/27/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Christopher Vaughn Spent Nearly $5,000 At Strip Club Before Family Killed

The manager of a suburban strip club testified Thursday that Christopher Vaughn spent nearly $5,000 at the club during two visits in the days before his family was killed in 2007.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Jury In Vaughn Family Murder Trial Shown Graphic Photos Of Victims

Jurors in Christopher Vaughn’s family murder trial were shown graphic photos of the defendant’s dead wife and three children, and prosecutors claimed Vaughn planned the murders as part of an “exit scenario” to get away from a troubled marriage and start a new life in the Canadian wilderness.

08/20/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Jury Selection Begins In Vaughn Family Massacre Case

Jury selection begins Monday morning in another high-profile murder trial in Will County.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2012

Christopher Vaughn (back left) is accused of killing his wife and three children. (CBS File Photo)

Trial To Begin Tomorrow In Vaughn Family Murders

After five years of legal proceedings and a few bizarre twists, the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting his wife and three children in an SUV in suburban Chicago is expected to begin Monday.

08/12/2012

Christopher Vaughn (back left) is accused of killing his wife and three children. (CBS File Photo)

Trial Set To Start Monday For Family Massacre Suspect Christopher Vaughn

As the Drew Peterson murder trial continues, another high-profile case begins this Monday in another courtroom at the Will County courthouse.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2012

Christopher Vaughn (back left) is accused of killing his wife and three children. (CBS File Photo)

Report: New Letter Casts Doubt On Family Massacre Suspect’s Charges

New questions are being raised in the case of a father from Oswego who stands charged with killing his wife and three children in 2007.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Christopher Vaughn (back left) is accused of killing his wife and three children. (CBS File Photo)

Vaughn Murder Trial Set For August

An Oswego man charged with killing his wife and three children in 2007 is set to go on trial starting in August.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Christopher Vaughn (back left) is accused of killing his wife and three children. (CBS File Photo)

Jurors For Accused Killer Vaughn Can See Late Wife’s Emails, Chats

Anticipating a “very rare” suicide defense from accused family killer Christopher Vaughn, a Will County judge ruled Thursday jurors may see several online chat messages and emails written by his late wife, Sun-Times Media is reporting.

01/12/2012