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Teen Convicted Of Shooting 11-Year-Old Boy Last Year

A Cook County judge on Tuesday found a South Side teenager guilty of shooting and wounding an 11-year-boy looking for snakes with his friends.

07/31/2013

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Man Gets Life Sentence For 2004 Double Homicide

Zion resident Marcus Brown received a sentence of natural life in prison Monday for the 2004 double homicide of two North Chicago residents, including one who lingered in a paralyzed state for five years prior to her death.

07/30/2013

Wayne Weinke Jr. has been convicted of killing his mother, 77-year-old Gloria Weinke, after the two argued over family assets in 2006. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Park Ridge Man Convicted Of Killing Mother, 77

A middle-aged Park Ridge man was convicted Tuesday of murdering his mother by throwing her over a railing and down stairs after the pair argued over family assets.

05/29/2013

Johnny Borizov (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Johnny Borizov Convicted In Darien Triple Murder Trial

Johnny Borizov was found guilty of plotting to kill three members of his ex-girlfriend’s family three years ago in Darien.

05/14/2013

A tow truck in action. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Cop Convicted For Extorting Tow Truck Drivers

A Chicago Police officer who allegedly sought and received extortion payments from tow truck drivers for steering vehicle tows from accident scenes was convicted on Friday as part of the FBI’s Operation Tow Scam corruption probe.

05/10/2013

Richard Strum has been convicted of reckless homicide in a crash that killed a mother and son in Jefferson Park in 2011. Authorities said he was driving with marijuana in his system. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Convicted In Jefferson Park Crash That Killed Mother, Son

Richard Strum went behind the wheel of his Ford Mustang while he had marijuana in his system and crashed into Claudia Delia’s Honda Civic while it was parked at Austin and Sunnyside avenues in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, Cook County prosecutors said.

05/10/2013

Ex-doctor Ricardo Arze, 53, of Berwyn, was convicted of criminal sexual assault. (Berwyn Police Dept.)

Former Doctor Gets 13 Years For Raping Patient

A jury convicted Arze of criminal sexual assault in May 2012 for the attack on a 48-year-old woman in his Berwyn office.

04/15/2013

Sedrick Ballard (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney's office)

Man Convicted Of Punching 5-Year-Old In Groin

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.

04/12/2013

Amanda Bach, 19, went missing on Sept. 15, 2011. (Credit: Porter County Sheriff's Department)

Dustin McCowan Convicted Of Killing Ex-Girlfriend Amanda Bach

19-year-old Amanda Bach was shot and killed two years ago. Now a jury convicted her ex-boyfriend Dustin McCowan of murder.

02/27/2013

Fredrick Goings (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Mother Of Eddy Curry’s Slain Ex: Killer’s Conviction ‘Was Elation’

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.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2013

A man and a woman wearing nun masks robbed a bank in south suburban Palos Heights on May 29, 2011. (Credit: FBI)

Judge Dons Nun Costume Before Convicting ‘Nun On The Run’ Bank Robbery Suspect

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.

02/07/2013

Convicted killer Steven Robbins is taken back into custody on Feb. 1, 2013, two days after Cook County authorities mistakenly set him free. He had been brought to Cook County from Indiana, where he was serving a 60-year sentence for murder, and was not supposed to go free until 2029 at the earliest. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Mistakenly Released Killer Back In Custody

Authorities have captured a convicted murderer from Indiana who was mistakenly released from the Cook County Jail earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2013

Robert Maday (Photo Supplied To CBS)

Robert Maday Found Guilty In Crime Spree

A federal jury has found Robert Maday guilty of multiple charges–including bank robbery, escaping custody and a 27-hour crime spree.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2013

Photo Of Man Behind Jail Bars (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Barfly Sentenced To Jail For Battering Naperville Cops

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.

12/28/2012

Springfield businessman William Cellini has been nicknamed both "The King of Clout" and "The Pope" for his significant influence in Illinois politics. (AP File Photo)

Ex-Power Broker Cellini Gives Up Bid To Remain Free

William Cellini’s one-page filing cites “the stress” the case has put on his family and the 78-year-old’s poor health.

11/12/2012

Andre Curry, 21, talks with CBS 2 about how he got in legal trouble for posting a photo of his taped daughter. (CBS)

Father Who Duct Taped Daughter Convicted Of Battery Charges

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.

11/08/2012

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Peterson And Savio’s Son Furious Over Verdict

One of Drew Peterson’s sons says he is disappointed that his father has been convicted of murdering the young man’s mother.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Jeffrey Jewitt (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Pedophile Convicted Of Child Abduction Attempt

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.

08/31/2012

Adekunle Adefeyinti, 42, has been convicted of aggravated battery charges for running down a teenage prostitute with his Hummer to avoid paying her for sex. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Limo Driver Convicted Of Injuring Prostitute To Avoid Paying Her

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.

08/16/2012

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Naperville Man Could Get Life For Molesting Girls Who Lost Mother To Murder

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.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

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