Judge Orders Dennis Hastert To Report To Prison By June 22Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been ordered to report to prison by June 22 to begin serving a 15-month sentence in his hush-money case.
Mel Reynolds Changes His Mind About Guilty PleaFormer U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds says he no longer wants to plead guilty to misdemeanor federal tax charges and that he's "sorry for any confusion."
Paris Sadler Gets 25 Years For Shooting Chicago Police Officer Del PearsonParis Sadler, 24, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting Chicago Police Officer Del Pearson, a day after pleading guilty to attempted murder of a police officer.
Mother Faces Sentencing Next Week For Giving Disabled Daughter Fatal OverdoseA terminally ill mother who admitted to killing her severely disabled daughter was due to be sentenced Wednesday.
Former Congressman Mel Reynolds Asking To Plead Guilty To Tax EvasionReynolds, 64, said being forced to spend 23 hours a day locked up has left him unable to prepare for trial, scheduled for June 20.
Ex-Chicago Cop Avoids Prison For Role In Mortgage Fraud SchemeErroll Davis had pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return. In announcing that Davis would avoid prison, Judge Samuel Der-Yeghiayan noted Davis’ remorse and his cooperation with the prosecution.
Man Gets 25 Years For Deadly Robbery That Claimed Life Of CohortA Pullman man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Tuesday after he admitted he robbed an off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s sergeant who ended up shooting one of his accomplices during the crime.
West Englewood Man Gets 24 Years For Death Of Infant Son In 2013Arthur Carpenter, 24, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter of a family member, and aggravated battery of a child under 13 before Judge William Lacy on March 21, according to Cook County court records.
Ex-LAZ Parking Exec Pleads Guilty To 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 has pleaded guilty to wire fraud, court records show.
Woman Gets 26 Years In 2013 Murder Of South Shore InfantA woman has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for the death of a 9-month-old child in her care in the South Shore neighborhood in 2013.
Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing Glenview Bank, 4 Others NationwideHouston resident Nader Jaser Abdullah, 53, pleaded guilty March 24 to five robberies in five states, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office in the Eastern District of Missouri.
$25M Verdict Winner To Plead Guilty To Gun Charge In ’15 ShootingThaddeus “TJ” Jimenez — who was awarded $25 million from the city of Chicago for an overturned murder conviction and became a Lamborghini-driving gangster — is expected to plead guilty to a federal gun charge that carries up to 10 years in prison.