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Patricia Cucinotta (Chicago Police Department)

Chicago Woman Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run Near United Center Last Month

Patricia Cucinotta, 53, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving injury or death and aggravated DUI causing a fatal accident, both felonies, according to police News Affairs.

01/16/2014

John Wasilenko after a court appearance Friday Jan. 10, 2014. (CBS)

Elmwood Park Cop Bilked Senior Of $20,000: Prosecutors

Sgt. John Wasilenko faces three felony charges, including financial exploitation of an elderly person and official misconduct. He’s accused of ripping off 85-year-old Angelo Ditore.

01/10/2014

Eva Casara (family handout)

Charges Filed In Pregnant Teen’s Shooting Death

Eva Casara, 17, was 5 1/2-months pregnant when she was shot during an attempted drug deal ripoff gone bad, police said.

12/28/2013

A dead infant was found in Lawndale. (Credit: CBS)

Charges Filed Against Mom Of Dead Infant

Charges are pending against the mother of a dead 7-month-old baby found bundled in a snowsuit in a West Side apartment Wednesday afternoon, police said.

12/12/2013

David Johnson. photo/Chicago police

Charges Filed Against Man Who Pointed Gun At Officers

Assault and gun charges have been filed against a man who was shot by Chicago police after he repeatedly pointed a gun at officers on the South Side early Saturday.

09/08/2013

Handcuffs

Three Charged For Shooting Of 6-Year-Old In Roseland

Three young men have been charged with the shooting of a woman and a 6-year-old girl in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood last Friday night.

07/23/2013

Photo Of Man Behind Jail Bars (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Charges Likely Wednesday Against Man Who Attacked Merrillville Cop

Police are trying to nail down details about a man who was shot by an off-duty Merrillville police officer after the two engaged in a physical altercation outside of the Merrillville Planned Parenthood Health Center on Monday afternoon.

05/22/2013

Lemont police search Oakwood Elementary School after a bomb threat was found written on a wall. (Credit: CBS)

Student Charged With Writing Bomb Threat On School In Lemont

A Lemont middle school student who admitted to writing a bomb threat on a wall at Oakwood School will be charged as a juvenile, police said Tuesday, and her actions could result in expulsion and having to make restitution, according to the school’s student handbook.

05/08/2013

Logan Square Robbery

One Charged In Armed Attack; Store Owner Fought Off Offender With Bat

Police have arrested one of two offenders involved in an armed robbery and shooting at a store in which the owners fought off the attackers with a baseall bat.

04/11/2013

Aramis McKinzie, Garlin Minor, and Akeem L. Simmon. (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

Three Charged With Fatal October Shooting Of 73-Year-Old Man

Three young men — ages 18, 19, and 20 — have been charged with the murder of a 73-year-old man who was shot dead as he sat outside on a neighbor’s porch on the South Side last October.

03/02/2013

Janay McFarlane (Credit: Twitter)

Murder Charges Filed In Death Of Teen Whose Sister Attended Obama Gun Violence Speech

Murder charges have been filed against a man in connection with the shooting death of Janay McFarlane, 18, who was gunned down Friday just hours after her sister stood on stage with President Barack Obama as he delivered an address against violence.

02/20/2013

Michael D. Johnson (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Man Charged After Woman Killed On Bishop Ford

A downstate man with a long criminal past has been charged in the death of a woman who was struck on the Bishop Ford Freeway.

02/14/2013

Michael Ward and Kenneth Williams, suspects in murder of Hadiya Pendleton

2 Charged In Hadiya Pendleton’s Murder

Two Chicago men have been charged with the murder of Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old high school honor student who was gunned down at a Kenwood neighborhood park late last month, only days after marching at President Obama’s inauguration.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2013

Jason Logsdon (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Evanston Man Charged As ‘Bad Hair Bandit’

An Evanston man has been charged with robbing nearly a dozen hair salons, authorities announced on Wednesday.

02/06/2013

Alexander Villa (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged In Fatal NW Side Hit-And-Run

The mother of a man killed in a North Side car accident said Wednesday that she’s glad the other driver is facing justice on a felony charge of leaving the scene without calling the police.

01/23/2013

Richard J. "R.J." Vanecko (Chicago Police Department)

Judge In Vanecko Case Has Ties To Daley, Will Step Down If Asked

The nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges in the 2004 death of a young man during a fight on the near North Side.

12/10/2012

Virginia  Dinucci

Woman With Over 90 Animals In Home Charged With Cruelty

Bond was set at $1,000 for a northwest suburban woman who kept nearly 100 animals — dogs, cats, rabbits and birds, some of them deceased — in a home until they were discovered late last month.

11/21/2012

Michael Izeta (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged With DUI After Hitting Elderly Pedestrian

Bond was set at $350,000 Sunday for the driver in a hit-and-run incident Friday morning that critically injured an elderly pedestrian in the Uptown neighborhood.

11/12/2012

David Skeberdis, 57, checks a cage of birds he removed from his house in Aurora. Officials estimated there are 300 birds inside his home, which has been declared a nuisance due to high mold levels from the bird feces and piles of trash inside. (Credit: CBS)

Aurora Bird Hoarder Charged With Misdemeanor Offense

The Class-B misdemeanor of “companion animal hoarding” carries a potential jail sentence of up to six months and $1,500 in fines, Aurora officials say.

11/06/2012

New Trier High School

New Trier Students Charged In ‘Sexting’ Case

Six male students at New Trier High School have been charged in a case involving photos sent through e-mail and text messages.

10/31/2012

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