Prosecutors Believe 2 Men Committed Double Murder, But Drop ChargesFor nearly two decades, Gabriel Solache and Arturo DeLeon-Reyes had maintained that they were beaten into giving confessions that were the only evidence against them in the 1998 murder of Jacinta and Mariano Soto.
Judge Tosses Confessions, Says Detective Lied Under OathReynaldo Guevara, who had been granted immunity in an unprecedented move by prosecutors and offered only meek denials of abuse when pressed to give a yes-or-no answer.
State’s Attorney Drops Charges Against Two Men In 1994 MurderNevest Coleman and Darryl Fulton were sentenced to life in prison for the 1994 murder of Antwinica Bridgeman.
Vigil For Park Forest Girl Murdered in 1984Two-and-a-half years ago, the man who was convicted of the murder, Christopher Abernathy, was freed after 29 years in prison after DNA evidence exonerated him.
Annual Victims Memorial Service Lets Survivors Share Special StoriesA woman talked of her anger and guilt over the death of her sister, a victim of domestic violence, and how she was a social worker who missed the signs.
Man Claims Cops, Prosecutors Framed Him For 2011 Little Italy MurderA man who beat a first-degree murder charge last month is suing the cops and prosecutor who tried to put him in prison.
More Than 100 Cook County Prosecutors Face Layoffs Without Soda TaxState’s Attorney Kim Foxx said more than 100 prosecutors could be laid off if a judge doesn't allow the soda tax to take effect by August.
Traffic Cases Low Priority For Swamped Cook County ProsecutorsProsecutors will not take new cases against those who lost their licenses for failing to pay tolls, parking tickets or child support.
Foxx Drops Case Against Pair In Alleged Frame-Up By CPD’s GuevaraReynaldo Guevara’s lawyer has said the veteran detective, now 73, is the victim of a gang conspiracy to undermine his work.
Foxx Files Lawsuit To Keep Markham’s Elected Mayor Out Of OfficeThe Cook County state’s attorney’s office has filed a lawsuit to keep the newly elected mayor of Markham from taking the oath of office.
Foxx's Office Establishes Multi-Agency Unit To Combat Gun CrimesCook County’s State Attorney said her office is spearheading a specialized, multi-agency unit to combat gun crimes in Chicago’s most troubled neighborhoods.
Kim Foxx Planning To Revamp Cook County Wrongful-Conviction UnitAiming to go beyond her predecessor in trying to end Cook County’s reputation as the “wrongful conviction capital of the U.S.,” State’s Attorney Kim Foxx tells the Chicago Sun-Times that revamping the way her office reviews such cases is among her top priorities.