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.
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.
Robert Lyons won’t be attending an Avril Lavigne show for decades after a DuPage County jury convicted him of murdering his mother because she wouldn’t arrange tickets for him to one of the pop star’s concerts.
A Kane County jury has convicted an Elk Grove Village man of aggravated battery, but acquitted him of attempted murder for trying to run over a Chicago police officer near Elgin two years ago.
Twin brothers charged last year with forcing young women to perform sex acts for money in the south suburbs will be going to prison, the first people in Illinois convicted of human trafficking.
Lake Superior Court jurors deliberated about three hours before convicting a Gary, Ind. man in a stabbing incident that killed one man and seriously wounded his fiancée last year.