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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Forensic testing results key to a Chicago man’s quest to see his 2004 murder conviction overturned are expected within the next several weeks.
Michael King was involved in the quintuple execution-style murders, a Cook County jury ruled Thursday, siding with prosecutors who maintained that King was with Torolan Williams — his “right-hand” man — when the victims were shot in the head on April 23, 2008.
On Thursday, 12 Kane County jurors agreed that Maricela Arciga of Aurora wanted her ex-boyfriend dead, and that she paid a hit man to do it. That hit man was actually special agent David Gomez of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, who had been tipped-off about the murder for hire.