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Sacred Heart Hospital, at 3240 W. Franklin Blvd. in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Former Sacred Heart Doctor Convicted Of One Count In Kickback Scheme

U.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.

07/02/2015

Juan Ramos (left) and Saul Sandoval (right) were convicted of  following a 70-year-old jeweler from Swap-O-Rama in Chicago to the jeweler's home in Riverside, and robbing him of $30,000 worth of jewelry. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections/Cook County Sheriff)

Two Men Get More Than 20 Years Each For Robbing Jeweler

Saul 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.

06/17/2015

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How’s Your Wife And Kids?: Pal Of Mobsters Convicted Of Extortion

Prosecutors 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.

06/15/2015

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Man Convicted Of Trying To Hire A Hitman To Kill Witnesses Against Son

Euripides “Caca” Caguana is set to be sentenced Sept. 16 after a federal jury found him guilty late Tuesday on all four murder-for-hire counts he’s faced since his arrest in October 2013, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

05/13/2015

Former infomercial pitchman and author Kevin Trudeau. (Photo by Bryan Haraway/International Pool Tour via Getty Images)

TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau Picking A Fight With Receiver Over Taxes

Trudeau, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison last year after a contempt conviction, complained through his attorneys in court papers last month that the receiver had not filed tax returns for Trudeau, his wife or 19 of Trudeau’s purported businesses.

05/13/2015

Timothy Herring (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Timothy Herring Guilty Of Killing Chicago Cop, CHA Officer

A jury returned a guilty verdict against a man who killed a Chicago police evidence technician and housing authority officer in 2010 as the tech investigated a car burglary on the Southeast Side.

05/06/2015

Juan Barraza (left) and Luis Hernandez (right) were convicted of murder in the 2012 shooting death of 6-year-old Aliyah Shell (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Gang Members Convicted In Little Village Girl’s Murder

Minutes after a jury returned guilty verdicts for 21-year-old Juan Barraza, Cook County Judge Stanley Sacks convicted 19-year-old Luis Hernandez for Aliyah Shell’s murder.

05/06/2015

Heather Mack,19, (left) and Tommy Schaefer, 21, (right) cry after being convicted of murdering Mack's mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase in the back of a taxi outside a luxury Bali hotel in August 2014.  Mack was sentenced to 10 years in prison, and Schaefer was sentenced to 18 years. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)

Heather Mack, Tommy Schaefer Convicted Of Killing Sheila Von Wiese-Mack In Bali

The Denpasar District Court sentenced Tommy Schaefer to 18 years in prison and Heather Mack to 10 years for intentionally killing Sheila von Wiese-Mack while vacationing last August. The badly battered body was found stuffed in a suitcase inside the trunk of a taxi at the St. Regis Bali Resort.

04/21/2015

Sacred Heart Hospital, at 3240 W. Franklin Blvd. in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Sacred Heart Hospital Boss, Aides Guilty In Kickback Scam

He instructed his staff to “cover our asses.” But multimillionaire hospital owner Ed Novak’s behind was left nude and blowing in the breeze Thursday when he was convicted of masterminding a massive kickback scam.

03/19/2015

Keith Nicks (left) and Terrence Nicks (right) were convicted by a Cook County jury for their role in a grave reselling scandal at Burr Oak Cemetery. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Sentencing In Burr Oak Scandal Delayed; Prosecutors Seek 15-Year Sentences

Keith and Terrence Nicks’ conduct was so “unique” in its depravity, they need to be put behind bars despite their lack of criminal backgrounds, Assistant State’s Attorney Nick Trutenko argued, asking Judge Joan Margaret O’Brien to sentence the brothers to consecutive terms.

03/11/2015

Armando Vega has been convicted of sexually assaulting a young child he knew over a period of four years. (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Man Convicted Of Repeatedly Raping Girl Over Four Years

Armando Vega, 51, was convicted Tuesday of four counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, according to a statement from the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.

02/04/2015

Todd Mandoline (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Villa Park Man Convicted Of Murder For 2012 Arson Fire

It took jurors about 90 minutes to return a guilty verdict for Todd Mandoline on his 26th birthday. On July 22, 2012–a day ahead of her 25th birthday–Paula Morgan was killed in the fire after a party she hosted at her home in Lombard, where she lived with her mother and 6-year-old son.

01/21/2015

Anthony Jackson (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Convicted Of Beating CTA Rider To Death At Green Line Station

A middle-aged college student from the South Side was convicted of first-degree murder Thursday for stomping a fellow CTA commuter to death on a Green Line platform.

01/16/2015

Steve Zamiar (Supplied Photo)

Former Midlothian Deputy Police Chief Guilty In Brutality Case

The former deputy police chief of south suburban Midlothian faces up to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of using excessive force for beating a “Black Wednesday” drinker with his police baton.

12/19/2014

Ignacio Carrillo (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

PR Executive Convicted Of Raping Woman He Met Online

The rape conviction of a 40-year-old PR executive in Chicago illustrated the difficulty prosecutors often have in pursuing cases of so-called “acquaintance rape.”

12/18/2014

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Chicago Couple Convicted Of Stealing State Grants

A Chicago businessman and his wife were convicted Wednesday on more than a dozen counts of stealing $3.4 million in state taxpayer money as part of a rampant fraud scheme involving Illinois Department of Public Health grants.

12/18/2014

Cinque Lee (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Gets 14 Years For Killing CPS Basketball Star

As their friends argued over the necklace earlier in the day, Cinque Lee offered one of those sparring a gun. Later that evening, 22-year-old Michael Haynes told Lee he was wrong to take out a gun since they were all friends. Haynes ended up punching Lee, which prompted him to shoot Haynes four to five times

11/14/2014

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Chicago Activist Convicted In Immigration Case

A federal jury found a Palestinian immigrant charged with immigration fraud guilty on Monday for failing to disclose her conviction and imprisonment in a Jerusalem supermarket bombing that killed two people.

11/10/2014

Bethany McKee (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Woman Convicted Of Murder In Gruesome 2013 Double Homicide

A Will County judge has convicted a 20-year-old woman of two counts of murder for her role in a grisly 2013 double slaying in Joliet.

08/29/2014

Hezekiah Whitfield (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Man Gets Life In Prison For 1994 Murder Of Waukegan Business Owner

Hezekiah Whitfield was able to avoid listening to statements Tuesday from loved ones of the man he killed, but he couldn’t escape the sentence of natural life in prison that followed.

08/13/2014

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