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Chicago Activist Convicted In Immigration Case

A federal jury found a Palestinian immigrant charged with immigration fraud guilty on Monday for failing to disclose her conviction and imprisonment in a Jerusalem supermarket bombing that killed two people.

11/10/2014

Michael King (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Convicted Of Role In Killing 5 People In 2008

Michael King was involved in the quintuple execution-style murders, a Cook County jury ruled Thursday, siding with prosecutors who maintained that King was with Torolan Williams — his “right-hand” man — when the victims were shot in the head on April 23, 2008.

07/18/2014

Maricela Arciga (Booking Photo)

Aurora Woman Convicted In Murder-For-Hire Case

On Thursday, 12 Kane County jurors agreed that Maricela Arciga of Aurora wanted her ex-boyfriend dead, and that she paid a hit man to do it. That hit man was actually special agent David Gomez of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, who had been tipped-off about the murder for hire.

07/18/2014

D'andre Howard. (Police Photo)

Man Guilty In 2009 Murder Of Ex-Fiancée’s Family

Jurors found 26-year-old D’Andre Howard guilty of murdering the father, sister and grandmother of his ex-fiancé, Amanda Engelhardt in 2009.

06/03/2014

Christopher Truman (Credit: Porter County Sheriff)

Indiana Man Convicted Of Molesting Four Boys

As Porter County Superior Judge Mary Harper read each guilty verdict, the 39-year-old Portage man raised his eyebrows in apparent disbelief as the victims’ families and his family both showed tears.

12/20/2013

Montago Suggs (Credit: Kenosha County Sheriff)

Man Gets 110 Years For 2007 Murder Of Store Clerk

Montago Suggs, of Kenosha, was convicted of killing 22-year-old Melinda “Mindy” Morrell, of Round Lake Park, during a robbery in Waukegan.

12/10/2013

Sandra Lopez (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Woman Convicted In 1999 Home Invasion

The former fugitive, who fled the country for El Salvador after being charged, was found guilty of three counts of home invasion and two counts of armed robbery.

10/25/2013

Jesus Zambrano (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Second Man Convicted Of 2009 Killing In Joliet

A jury deliberated for about six hours before finding Jesus Zambrano, 23, guilty of one count of first-degree murder for killing Robert Gooch on May 22, 2009.

08/21/2013

Wayne Weinke Jr. has been convicted of killing his mother, 77-year-old Gloria Weinke, after the two argued over family assets in 2006. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Park Ridge Man Convicted Of Killing Mother, 77

A middle-aged Park Ridge man was convicted Tuesday of murdering his mother by throwing her over a railing and down stairs after the pair argued over family assets.

05/29/2013

Johnny Borizov (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Johnny Borizov Convicted In Darien Triple Murder Trial

Johnny Borizov was found guilty of plotting to kill three members of his ex-girlfriend’s family three years ago in Darien.

05/14/2013

Kyle Voissem

Former UIC Gymnast Convicted Of Scalding Dog

Kyle Voissem was convicted Tuesday after a two-day bench trial, and now faces up to three years in prison. The judge also ordered him to undergo psychiatric evaluation.

03/27/2013

Michael Moreno

Man Convicted Of DUI In Crash That Killed Lombard Biker

Michael Moreno was involved in a road rage incident with another vehicle. Following the incident, he chased the other vehicle, then crashed into Gerald Puglise’s motorcycle, killing Puglise.

03/27/2013

Kathleen Savio (Family Photo)

Doctor Who Ruled Savio’s Death A Homicide Speaks Out About Peterson Trial

The pathologist who ruled Kathleen Savio was the victim of a homicide after authorities reopened their investigation into her death said being skeptical was the key to determining it was no simple accident.

CBS 2–09/25/2012

Members of the Drew Peterson trial jury meet with the media Friday, a day after convicting Peterson of murder. (CBS)

Peterson Jurors: ‘We All Knew It Was A Homicide’

Jurors in the Drew Peterson trial said the hearsay testimony in the trial was “extremely critical” in reaching a guilty verdict.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Drew Peterson juror Ron Supalo talks with reporters after Peterson's conviction Thursday. (CBS)

Juror: ‘Hearsay’ Evidence Sealed Case Against Drew Peterson

Ron Supalo, a postal worker from Bolingbrook, was a member of the jury that found Drew Peterson guilty of murder in the 2004 death of Kathleen Savio.

09/06/2012

Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga conquer the new X Flight wing coaster at Six Flags Great America during a day of fun in the Park with friends, family and crew. (Credit: Six Flags Great America)

Day After Verdict In Family Murders, Jennifer Hudson All Smiles At Great America

Jennifer Hudson and her fiancé went to Six Flags Great America Saturday, a day after she listened to guilty verdicts against her former brother-in-law for killing her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew.

05/13/2012

Reputed mobster Arthur "The Genius" Rachel and one of his attorneys enters the Dirksen Federal Building for his bench trial for plotting a series of robberies with two other elderly mobsters. (Credit: CBS)

Elderly Mob Thief Arthur Rachel Convicted Of Plotting Heists

An elderly mob thief has been convicted of racketeering charges for plotting a series of robberies with two other geriatric mobsters, who had already pleaded guilty to helping plan the heists.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2012

Lazzerick Mosley, 32, has been convicted of murder in the May 2009 death of William Schmidt in Tinley Park. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Man Convicted Of Killing, Robbing Tinley Park Resident

At the end of a murder trial featuring dueling DNA experts, a Cook County judge looked to the demeanor of the defendant and of relatives forced to testify against him to reach his verdict.

12/08/2011

William Cellini leaves the Dirksen Federal Courthouse after he was convicted of two charges in a conspiracy to shake down a Hollywood producer for a campaign contribution to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. (Credit: CBS)

Power Broker Cellini Guilty On 2 Counts

Illinois power broker and millionaire businessman William Cellini has been found guilty on two of four counts related to a conspiracy to squeeze the Oscar-winning producer of “Million Dollar Baby” for a campaign contribution.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

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Former Glenbard West Football Player Convicted Of Rape

A former Glenbard West High School football player was convicted Thursday of raping a 15-year-old girl last year shortly before a car crash that killed another teen implicated in the assault.

10/06/2011

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