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Neven Woods (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Shot By Cops Charged With Pointing Gun At Police

A 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.

07/09/2014

Jason Juarez (Credit; Cook County Sheriff)

Convicted Felon Arrested After Assault Rifles, Guns Found At Home

Jason 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.

02/26/2014

Joshua Spuhler (Credit: Naperville Police)

Aurora Man Charged In Crash That Killed Naperville Woman

A 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.

01/10/2014

Al Sanchez

Opponents Seek To Toss Ex-Con Sanchez Tossed From County Board Race

A 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.

01/09/2014

Michael Buhrman (Booking Photo)

Nuclear Engineer Convicted Of Carjacking Recaptured After Fleeing

Michael Buhrman is currently in custody of federal officials and is expected to be brought back to DuPage County “in the near future.”

11/01/2013

Thornton Township High School District 205 board president Kenneth Williams (Credit: District 205)

Alvarez Files Suit Seeking Ouster Of Thornton HS Board President

Last 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.

01/16/2013

James Beamon was convicted of the July 2008 rape of a teen boy. (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Convicted Felon Gets 55 Years For Raping Teen Boy

James 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.

08/04/2011

Gavel, Court, Generic Sized Image

Lyons Mayor Appoints Ex-Con Father To Village Zoning Board

A former mayor of west suburban Lyons convicted of rigging construction bids is now on the village’s Zoning Board and Plan Commission.

WBBM Newsradio–07/18/2011

Justin Boulay

Mom Of Slain Student ‘Outraged’ Killer Will Be In Hawaii

Despite efforts by a Honolulu prosecutor, an Illinois man convicted of killing an Eastern Illinois University student in 1998 will be allowed to move to Hawaii after he’s released on parole Tuesday.

11/13/2010

Jim Laski

Ex-City Clerk Laski Out At WGN Radio

Former Chicago City Clerk and convicted felon Jim Laski is gone from WGN radio, as is his boss, program director Kevin Metheny.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2010