Ex-Con Homesick For Prison Gets 3 1/2 Years For Bank RobberyAn ex-con who spent most of his adult life behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. The 74-year-old gets to go back to the place he called home -- prison.
Ex-Con Homesick For Prison To Be Sentenced For Bank RobberyWalter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it's not surprising that he faces sentencing Thursday for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. His reason for robbing the bank is surprising, though: He was homesick for prison.
Ex-Con Charged With Assaulting Naperville CopA convicted burglar, car thief and would-be forger is free on bond and awaiting trial, after allegedly assaulting a west suburban Naperville police officer during a disturbance at the man’s home.
Feds: Elderly Felon Robbed Bank So He Could Return To PrisonAn aging ex-con who deliberately got caught robbing a bank so he could go back to prison should have his wish fulfilled, federal prosecutors say.
Lyons Mayor Appoints Ex-Con Father To Village Zoning BoardA former mayor of west suburban Lyons convicted of rigging construction bids is now on the village's Zoning Board and Plan Commission.