As Young Accuser Testifies, Ex-cop Pleads Guilty To Sex AssaultWhile a teenage girl was testifying against the man who sexually assaulted her for more than 10 years, the defendant, a former northwest suburban police officer, abruptly halted the trial and pleaded guilty.
Trucker Convicted In I-88 Collision That Killed Tollway WorkerRenato Velasquez had allegedly been working 27 hours straight prior to the chain-reaction crash.
Cicero Landlord Convicted Of Murder In Fire DeathsLawrence Myers on Monday was also found guilty of aggravated arson for hiring his building manager to set fire to a Cicero building to collect insurance money. The victims ranged in ages 20 years to a 3-day-old infant.
Two Defendants In Officer's 2010 Shooting Death Found GuiltyThomas Wortham IV was shot during a robbery attempt outside his father’s Chatham home.
Teen Driver Found Guilty In 'Huffing' Crash That Killed Girl, 5Carly Rousso, 19, was charged in the death of 5-year-old Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento. Prosecutors say she huffed an aerosol can of keyboard cleaner on Labor Day 2012, before plowing her parents’ Lexus into the Sacramento family on a sidewalk in Highland Park.
Skokie Woman Pleads Guilty In DUI Crash That Killed Child A Skokie woman charged with DUI in the crash that claimed the life of an 8-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to all charges.
Robert Maday Found Guilty In Crime SpreeA federal jury has found Robert Maday guilty of multiple charges--including bank robbery, escaping custody and a 27-hour crime spree.
Drunken Driver Who Was Jailed In Death Of Girl, Guilty Of DUI AgainA repeat drunken driver who has spent time in prison for a DUI crash that killed a Lockport girl has been found guilty of another DUI charge.
Man Pleads Guilty In Attempt To Set Off Bomb Near Wrigley FieldA man who attempted to plant a bomb near Wrigley Field pleaded guilty on Monday and will face 20 to 30 years in prison.
Teacher Admits To Fondling Himself In ClassA former teacher at a northwest suburban Christian school has pleaded guilty to fondling himself during class.
Jereme Richmond Pleads Guilty To Gun Charge, Gets ProbationEx-Waukegan basketball star Jereme Richmond was sentenced to probation for illegally transporting a .40-caliber Smith and Wesson handgun as part of a plea deal accepted Monday.
Aurora Woman Pleads Guilty In Crash That Killed TwoThe glare of the sun off passing motorcycles caused Alia Bernard to reach for her sunglasses on the May 2009 morning when she caused a chain-reaction crash that killed a west suburban couple.