Hitman

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Feds: Father Tried To Hire Hitman To Kill Witnesses Against His Son

Euripides “Caca” Caguana was trying to help his teenage son beat a murder rap, the feds say.

10/17/2013

Matthew Olszewski (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

$1M Bond For Man Charged With Seeking Hitman To Kill Family

Matthew Olszewski, 23, allegedly tried to hire a hitman to murder his aunt, uncle and an elderly resident of his west suburban home.

08/09/2013

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Police: Glendale Heights Man Tried To Hire Hitman To Kill Family

A west suburban Glendale Heights man has been charged with trying to hire a “hitman” to murder some of his family members.

08/08/2013

Jonathan Villasana

Judge Upholds $1M Bond For Man Accused Of Trying To Hire Hitman

Bond remained at $1 million Tuesday for a Vernon Hills man accused of trying to hire a hitman to take out a witness.

05/15/2013

The video game "Watch Dogs" is set in Chicago, with a few adjustments. (Ubisoft)

Can Violent Video Games Set In Chicago Spark Real Bloodshed?

The Chicago police officer’s union is returning fire at “Hitman: Absolution,” which makes killing cops look like sport. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

03/18/2013

Frank Calabrese Sr.

Mob Hitman Frank Calabrese Sr. Dies In Prison

Former Chicago mob hitman Frank Calabrese Sr. died in prison on Christmas Day, officials said.

12/26/2012

Ladislav Fromelius (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Man Pleads Guilty To Soliciting Hitman To Kill Estate Executor

A 73-year-old man from Naperville’s far west side faces up to five years in prison, for trying to hire someone to maim or kill an estate executor he believed was withholding a $100,000 inheritance from him.

09/30/2012

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Man Fathered His Daughter’s Child, Tried Hiring Hitman

Bail has been set at $7 million for a Steger man who wanted his daughter dead.

10/16/2011

Michael Carlson

Jail Inmate Charged With Trying To Hire Hitman

A man from south suburban Worth has been charged with trying to hire a hitman to kill a female acquaintance, while in the Cook County Jail.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011

Frank Calabrese Jr. talks with CBS 2's John Drummond. (CBS)

Phoned-In Threat Cancels Book Appearances By Hitman’s Son

Frank Calabrese Jr. is in town to market his new book about how he turned against his hitman father and became part of the “Operation Family Secrets” trial.

03/14/2011

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Police: Man Ordered Hit On Woman He Battered

A northwest suburban man just weeks away from completing a short jail sentence for domestic violence-related charges was indicted for trying to arrange the murder of the woman he was accused of battering.

02/10/2011

Brooks Kellogg

Murder-For-Hire Suspect Indicted

A businessman was indicted following his arrest in Denver last month in an alleged murder-for-hire plot.

11/04/2010

Brooks Kellogg

Man Accused In Murder-For-Hire Plot In Court

A federal judge in Denver has decided there’s enough evidence to pursue the case against a 72-year-old real estate developer accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill a business associate.

11/02/2010