Two Men Get 10 Years In Prison For Fatal Police Chase And ShootingAkeem Clarke, 24; and Martel Odum, 25, pleaded guilty to robbery and unlawful vehicular invasion on Monday, according to Cook County court records.
Former Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Guilty To Drug Rip-OffA former Cook County sheriff’s police officer admitted in federal court Wednesday that he stole marijuana from a man he believed to be a drug dealer so that he could later sell the drugs for profit.
Man Gets 7 Years For Stealing Construction Equipment, Church VanA 36-year-old Chicago man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for stealing construction vehicles in west suburban Aurora and selling a church van that wasn’t his.
Man Gets 8 Years For Running Violent Sex Trafficking RingDajuan Brown, 39, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated trafficking in persons for forced labor or services, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
City Suing Former Red Light Camera ContractorChicago is suing former red-light camera contractor Redflex Traffic Systems in the wake of a guilty plea in federal court by its one-time CEO.
Former Red Light Camera Company CEO Pleads Guilty To BriberyProsecutors say the former executive at Redflex Traffic Systems Inc. funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to a retired Chicago official to secure $124 million in city contracts.
Aurora Man Pleads Guilty To Terrorism ChargeAt a hearing Tuesday in Chicago, Abdella Ahmad Tounisi spoke softly as he told a federal judge he understood the consequences of pleading guilty. The 21-year-old occasionally turned to smile at nearly 30 relatives and friends on spectator benches.
Final Burr Oak Scandal Defendant Pleads Guilty To Desecrating GravesMaurice Dailey, who was a backhoe operator at Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, pleaded guilty to desecration, removal of buried remains and removal of headstone charges.
Former State Worker Sentenced To 8 Years For Bribery, Kickback SchemeA former chief of staff to the head of Illinois’ public health department was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday in a case that involved a multimillion-dollar bribery and kickback scheme involving government grants and contracts.
Woman Pleads Guilty To Involuntary Manslaughter In Fatal 2014 ShootingJoeann Smith, 54, was sentenced to 30 months probation for the Jan. 8, 2014, shooting in the 1700 block of East 72nd Street, court records show.
Former Aide To Alderman Brookins Gets 15 Years For Taking BribeCurtis Thompson Jr. pleaded guilty in December to taking a $7,500 cash bribe from an undercover FBI informant at a 2013 Christmas party at the alderman’s office. He pocketed the Christmas card full of cash after helping the informant land the alderman’s essential support for a liquor license in the 21st Ward.
Aurora Man To Plead Guilty In Chicago Terror CaseAn attorney for a suburban Chicago man accused of trying to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria says her client intends to change his plea to guilty.