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Rich Schmelzer (Credit: Denton County Jail)

Texas Man Charged With Killing Grandmother In East Dundee

Rich Schmelzer, 41, was arrested by federal marshals Monday afternoon at his home in Frisco, Texas. According to Kane County prosecutors, Schmelzer traveled to East Dundee last month and fatally stabbed his 85-year-old grandmother, Mildred “Dodie” Darrington, on July 18.

08/26/2014

Joseph Andrew Felton Jr. (Credit: Henry County Police)

LSD Standoff Suspect Charged; Faces Extradition To Georgia In Murder Case

A man suspected of killing his wife in Georgia was facing extradition there, after he was charged with several felonies in connection with an 8 1/2-hour standoff with Chicago police on Lake Shore Drive this weekend.

03/18/2014

Credit: Orland Police)

Woman Accused Of Killing Brother Rice Teacher Waives Extradition

Alisha Walker is accused of fatally stabbing Alan Filan at his home in Orland Park. Police said Walker has a history of prostitution and battery and that she admitted to stabbing Filan.

01/27/2014

This July 10, 1993 file photo shows Mexican Joaquin Guzman Loera, aka El Chapo, at La Palma prison in Almoloya of Juarez, Mexico. Guzman, the world most wanted drug trafficker, ten years after his evasion from a high security prison has been able to take control of the most powerful drug organization in Mexico and is considered as one of the richest men in the world. (File Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Reputed Drug Kingpin Has New Home: Chicago Federal Lockup

The right-hand-man to Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is in a federal lockup in Chicago after he was extradited from Mexico, officials said Friday.

10/06/2012

Camnong Bual Ubol (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Former Buddhist Priest Returned To Chicago To Face Sex Abuse Charges

A former Buddhist priest from the southwest suburbs has been brought back to the Chicago area to face charges he sexually assaulted a teenage girl.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

1957 Child Murder Suspect To Be Extradited To Illinois

He insists he didn’t do it, but suspect in a 1957 murder in Sycamore is willingly coming back to Illinois to face charges here.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

Suspect Fights Extradition In Girl’s 1957 Murder

The Washington state man newly charged in the 1957 murder of a 7-year-old Sycamore girl is fighting extradition.

07/13/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

Prosecutor: Suspect In 1957 Murder To Return To Illinois Soon

The DeKalb County prosecutor said Tuesday that the man accused in the 1957 kidnapping and murder of a 7-year-old girl could be sent back to Illinois within weeks.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

Andrew Urdiales

Killer Escapes Death In Illinois, But Still May Be Executed

Convicted serial killer Andrew Urdiales has escaped death row twice while in Illinois, but he could face it a third time if extradited to California.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2011