Wisconsin Man Convicted Of Taking Girl To Illinois For ProstitutionA Milwaukee man was convicted in federal court Thursday of taking a 15-year-old girl from Wisconsin to Illinois, where he forced her into prostitution
Former City Official Convicted Of Red Light Camera Bribery SchemeA former top city official has been convicted of all charges accusing him of taking up to $2 million in bribes and illicit gifts in exchange for steering more than $100 million in red light camera contracts to an Arizona firm.
Vice Lord 'Prince' Convicted In Federal CourtU.S. District Judge Elaine Bucklo convicted Joseph “Little Joe” Faulkner and Otis “O” Sykes after the pair went on trial for their roles in a conspiracy involving an open-air drug market at Thomas and Keystone on the West Side.
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.