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A South Side man pleaded guilty Tuesday to the 2008 fatal beating of a Julian High School student with a baseball bat, a fight that started at a birthday party in Englewood.
An admitted drug dealer has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a plainclothes Chicago police officer who was attempting to execute a search warrant at the defendant’s home four years ago.
A day after she was charged with concealing the death of her 4-year-old son at the hands of her boyfriend, a 28-year-old woman has been charged with murder.
Bond was denied Sunday for a West Side man charged with murder for allegedly shooting his ex-wife in a Near West Side parking garage, prompting a six-hour lockdown and manhunt.
A 34-year-old Chicago man has been charged with killing his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son and the boy’s mother has been charged with child endangerment and concealing a homicide in her son’s death.
One of two men accused in last week’s robbery of a South Side Aldi store that left a security guard dead and a customer injured was charged Wednesday night with first-degree murder.
Bond was denied on Wednesday for Dustin McCowan, the man charged with killing 19-year-old Amanda Bach in September.
A Cook County jury has convicted a 22-year-old reputed gang member of killing a Chicago police officer two years ago.
A Waukegan man has been charged with killing one man and injuring another in a stabbing inside a moving vehicle in north suburban Gurnee.
A 29-year-old Chicago man has been charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of his 3-month old daughter earlier this month.
Authorities are describing a litany of disturbing injuries to an 18-month-old South Side boy who died this week.
A carjacker who ran over a senior citizen after stealing his car outside a Southwest Side Walgreens was sentenced Tuesday to 45 years in prison.
A man will spend 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing a World War II veteran during a home invasion four years ago.
Despite new information alleging a toddler who died while in the care of a day care worker actually died from a previous, undiagnosed injury, a judge denied a motion to reduce the bond for the woman being held in the boy’s death.
A man will spend 30 years in prison for the shooting death of a man who insulted his girlfriend at a party last year.
A south suburban police officer charged in a fatal two-state shooting spree is expected to appear at the Will County Courthouse in Wheaton for a bond hearing Tuesday.