Markham Appoints Interim Mayor With Election Winner Barred From OfficeRoger Agpawa, who won last month’s election for mayor in Markham, remains barred from taking office due to a prior felony conviction.
Foxx Files Lawsuit To Keep Markham’s Elected Mayor Out Of OfficeThe Cook County state’s attorney’s office has filed a lawsuit to keep the newly elected mayor of Markham from taking the oath of office.
South Suburb Elects Convicted Felon As Mayor; Prosecutor Vows To Remove HimCook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx says Roger Agpawa cannot serve under Illinois law. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Police: Convicted Felon Arrested For Handgun PossessionA convicted felon on parole was arrested Sunday after he pointed a gun at a person in northwest suburban Elgin.
Convicted Felon Charged With Firing Shots In ElginA convicted felon has been charged with firing gunshots Tuesday afternoon in northwest suburban Elgin.
Man Shot By Cops Charged With Pointing Gun At PoliceA felon is facing several new charges after he allegedly pointed his weapon at a Chicago Police officer and was shot Saturday night in the West Englewood neighborhood.
Convicted Felon Arrested After Assault Rifles, Guns Found At HomeJason E. Juarez, 24, of the 8800 block of South May Street, is charged with six counts of felony unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.
Aurora Man Charged In Crash That Killed Naperville WomanA convicted burglar who also spent time in jail 11 years ago for inebriated driving stands accused of having been under the influence of narcotics when his pickup truck allegedly struck and killed a bicyclist early last fall.
Opponents Seek To Toss Ex-Con Sanchez Tossed From County Board RaceA hearing examiner heard two hours of arguments Wednesday from attorneys who argued whether former Chicago Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez should be allowed to run for Cook County Board commissioner.
Nuclear Engineer Convicted Of Carjacking Recaptured After FleeingMichael Buhrman is currently in custody of federal officials and is expected to be brought back to DuPage County “in the near future.”
Alvarez Files Suit Seeking Ouster Of Thornton HS Board PresidentLast month, Kenneth Williams received a letter from the state’s attorney’s office demanding he resign because he’s a felon. He was convicted of forgery in Indiana in 1985.
Convicted Felon Gets 55 Years For Raping Teen BoyJames Beamon lured the victim to an abandoned building in July 2008 and told the boy he could earn money by helping him clean the building, prosecutors say.