Man Gets 55 Years For Fatal Shooting Last Year In West Garfield ParkAlexander Scott, 31, was found guilty of first-degree murder on Feb. 12 after a bench trial before Judge Charles Burns, according to Cook County court records.
Teen Convicted Of Fatal Shooting Through Chicago Lawn Window Last YearRasaan Price was found guilty of murder Thursday after a four-day jury trial, according to Cook County court records. Price was 15 when the shooting happened on July 23, 2014.
Jury Convicts Cop In 2012 Beating Of SuspectDuring a weeklong trial, prosecutors introduced a surveillance video showing Aldo Brown punching and kicking a clerk in a convenience store where the beating occurred.
Third Defendant Convicted In 2010 Shooting Death Of Off-Duty CopJurors found that although Marcus Floyd did not pull the trigger, he was legally responsible for Thomas Wortham IV's killing because he joined his cousin in attempting to rob the off-duty officer.
Man Convicted Of Killing Two "For Fun" In 2009A Humboldt Park man was convicted Wednesday of shooting two motorists to death and robbing two others during a frenetic crime spree on the West Side.
Woman Gets 23 Years For Killing Baby Girl In 2012Keisha Jones, 28, was found guilty of murder during a bench trial this spring by Judge William Lacy. All of Iyonna Davis’ injuries tied to her 2012 death were inflicted within six hours before she took her last breath, authorities said at the time.
Man Convicted Of 2013 Baseball Bat Attack On Chicago CopTythia Thigpen, 31, was found guilty of four counts of felony aggravated battery — including aggravated battery to a peace officer — and one count of resisting a peace officer following a bench trial before Judge Charles Burns, according to court records.
Blagojevich Asks Full Court To Hear Appeal Of Corruption CaseFormer Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich asked a full federal appellate court in Chicago to rehear his appeal after three judges recently overturned five of his 18 corruption convictions.
Prosecutors Call Probation Sentence For 'People’s Attorney' IncorrectA jury convicted Warren Ballentine in October on six counts connected to a $10 million mortgage fraud scheme. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly sentenced Ballentine to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service.
Former Sacred Heart Doctor Convicted Of One Count In Kickback SchemeU.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly found Shanin Moshiri guilty of one count in an indictment that alleged he took a $2,000 check in March 2013 as part of what prosecutors called a “sham” deal designed to steer patients to the hospital.
Two Men Get More Than 20 Years Each For Robbing JewelerSaul Sandoval, 20, and Juan Ramos, 22, have been sentenced to decades in prison after being convicted of robbing a 70-year-old west suburban man of $30,000 worth of jewelry as he returned from a Swap-O-Rama in Chicago last year.
How's Your Wife And Kids?: Pal Of Mobsters Convicted Of ExtortionProsecutors accused Michael "Mickey" Davis of ordering a “break-both-legs beating” for R.J. Serpico in 2013 to collect on his $300,000 loan to Serpico and his father. Eventually, prosecutors said, Davis paid a mob associate for Serpico’s “thorough” beating. The assault, though, never happened, thanks to the feds.