Former LAZ Executive To Plead Guilty In Parking Meter Kickback SchemeA former parking firm executive charged with steering a $22 million contract for Chicago’s parking meters to a favored company and collecting $90,000 in kickbacks plans to plead guilty, court records show.
Trucker Gets 2 Years For Crash That Killed State TrooperAndrew Bokelman, 28, pleaded guilty to violating motor vehicle safety laws in Skokie branch court Friday, according to Cook County court records.
Man Gets Life In Prison For Strangling Wife And Mother-In-LawRobert Danno, 52, pleaded guilty to two counts of murder at the Bridgeview Courthouse on Friday, according to Cook County court records.
Man Gets 10 Years For 2013 DUI Crash That Left Glenview Couple DeadDaniel Shmelevich, 30, pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of aggravated DUI involving an accident causing death, according to Cook County court records. Judge Lauren Gottainer Edidin sentenced Shmelevich to 10 years.
Woman Faces Sentencing For Giving Money To Islamic MilitantsJasminka Ramic pleaded guilty in September to conspiring to provide material support to terrorists. She is among six Bosnian immigrants indicted in February for funneling money and military supplies to the Islamic State group and al-Qaida in Iraq. Ramic contributed $700.
Reputed Mobster Paul Carparelli’s Sentencing DelayedSentencing for a reputed member of the Cicero Street Crew has been delayed until February. U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman told Paul Carparelli and his lawyers she wanted more time to review what she called a 2-foot-high stack of filings made by both the government and Carparelli’s supporters.
Second Suspect Pleads Guilty In Terror PlotAn Aurora man pleaded guilty Monday morning for his role in a terror plot that involved joining the Islamic State in the Middle East while his cousin attacked a National Guard base in Joliet.
Terror Suspect Pleads Guilty In Planned Attack On Guard BaseJonas Edmonds pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring to provide material support to terrorists and lying to the feds about international terrorism.
Man Sentenced For Fatal August Hit-And-Run Crash On South SideThomas Hicks pleaded guilty Monday to failure to report an accident involving death, according to Cook County court records. Judge Charles Burns sentenced him to four years in prison, but gave a boot camp recommendation.
Indiana Man Gets 37 Years For Taking Girl Across State Lines To Molest HerEdwin Tollinchi-Rodriguez, of East Chicago, Ind., pleaded guilty to transporting a minor across state lines with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana.
Cook County Worker Gets 100 Days In Jail For Fatally Striking BicyclistRobert Vais, 56, pleaded guilty to aggravated driving under the influence causing a death on Sept. 16, according to Cook County court records. Judge Nicholas Fords sentenced him to 100 days in the Cook County Jail on Nov. 17.
Former CTA Employees Plead Guilty To Stealing Coworkers’ IdentitiesDonella Anderson Watkins, 43, and her husband Sammie, 56, submitted fake death certificates for their living children and stole the identity of former coworkers in order to withdraw money from their accounts without incurring a tax penalty, according to a statement from the state’s attorney general’s office.