A former northwest suburban man was convicted Friday of punching his ex-girlfriend’s 5-year-old son in the groin multiple times and severely injuring the boy in 2011.
19-year-old Amanda Bach was shot and killed two years ago. Now a jury convicted her ex-boyfriend Dustin McCowan of murder.
A day after a 40-year-old attorney was convicted of killing former Chicago Bulls player Eddy Curry’s ex-girlfriend and 10-month-old daughter, the woman’s mother was urging other victims of domestic abuse to take charge of their lives.
Judge Matthew Kennelly wore the nun costume to test out Navahcia Edwards’ defense that the May 2011 heist of a TCF Bank she worked at in south suburban Palos Heights was in fact carried out by a white robber, not an African-American like her.
Authorities have captured a convicted murderer from Indiana who was mistakenly released from the Cook County Jail earlier this week.
A federal jury has found Robert Maday guilty of multiple charges–including bank robbery, escaping custody and a 27-hour crime spree.
A man whose history of reckless and violent behavior spans 25 years has been convicted of hitting and kicking two Naperville police officers last summer as they were ejecting him from a nightclub in the city’s downtown.
William Cellini’s one-page filing cites “the stress” the case has put on his family and the 78-year-old’s poor health.
A young father who bound his daughter in painter’s tape and then posted a picture of her on Facebook was found guilty Thursday of battery charges.
One of Drew Peterson’s sons says he is disappointed that his father has been convicted of murdering the young man’s mother.
A registered sex offender was convicted this week of trying to abduct a 12-year-old boy near a west suburban country club twice in 2011.
A limo driver who ran down a teenage prostitute with his Hummer after she refused to accept payment from his wife’s ATM card faces up to 14 years in prison for aggravated battery.
A Naperville man could be sentenced to life in prison after his conviction for sexually assaulting two young sisters who were sent to live with him after their mother was murdered.
More health problems have been reported for convicted powerbroker William Cellini, as he awaits sentencing for extortion.
A jury has convicted an Iowa man of sending threatening letters and dud pipe bombs to investment advisers in the Chicago area.
An admitted drug dealer has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a plainclothes Chicago police officer who was attempting to execute a search warrant at the defendant’s home four years ago.
We now know how Rod Blagojevich will be known when he begins his 14 year prison sentence next week.
An elderly mob thief has been convicted of racketeering charges for plotting a series of robberies with two other geriatric mobsters, who had already pleaded guilty to helping plan the heists.
A federal trial showed that Datqunn Sawyer was a pimp who chose vulnerable victims and used violence and threats of violence to exploit them sexually, knowing that they were minors.
Robert Lyons won’t be attending an Avril Lavigne show for decades after a DuPage County jury convicted him of murdering his mother because she wouldn’t arrange tickets for him to one of the pop star’s concerts.