Twenty-five-year-old Byron Edwards was sentenced on Thursday. He’d been convicted by a jury on charges of armed robbery, kidnapping and sexual assault for the November 2008 attack.
Two brothers were being held without bond Wednesday, charged in a series of brutal sexual assaults dating back more than a decade.
Forensic testing results key to a Chicago man’s quest to see his 2004 murder conviction overturned are expected within the next several weeks.
A new, “significant,” DNA report involving the murder of a 5-month-old baby from north suburban Zion last summer is being reviewed by prosecutors and defense attorneys for Demetries Thorpe, accused of murder in the case, but neither side was revealing information Monday morning.
The U.S. Justice Department has been conducting an investigation into the interrogation practices at the Chicago Police Department, and “60 Minutes” is about to break the story wide open.
Family members of an Illinois man who went missing 34 years ago will finally lay his remains to rest.
Lake County prosecutors dismissed a 20-year-old rape case Tuesday.
DNA evidence – or the lack of it – took center stage Wednesday at the trial of the man charged with killing three members of entertainer Jennifer Hudson’s family, as the defense shined a spotlight on the lack of physical evidence tying the alleged killer to the crime.
Prosecutors have dropped charges against four men in a 1994 Chicago murder case.
A West Side man has been charged with burglarizing a car near the lakefront on the South Side and police believe he burglarized several other vehicles after finding more than 100 gift cards, purses, wallets and numerous other stolen items in his home.
A Cook County judge has ordered a new trial for four men who had been convicted of raping and strangling a prostitute in Englewood 17 years ago.
A 49-year-old man went on trial Tuesday for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death 30 years ago, after she told him she was pregnant and he tried to convince her to tell her mother she was dating another boy or that she had been raped.
She lost her life over an iPhone at a CTA train stop. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot has exclusive new details about what led police to Sally Katona-King’s possible killer, a teenager who is being questioned in the case.
A man who has spent 15 years in prison for murder might be cleared by DNA evidence.
A convicted felon was indicted Wednesday in the 1983 murder of a CTA bus driver, a month after he was arrested when new DNA evidence linked him to the crime.
DNA evidence has led to a suspect in the murder of a CTA bus driver 28 years ago.
A 44-year-old Chicago man has been charged with raping two teenage girls after DNA evidence tied him to the attacks.