Cook County Announces Start Of Weekend Juvenile HearingsStarting next month, the Circuit Court of Cook County will hold juvenile probable cause hearings on holidays and weekends.
12-Year-Old Boy Charged In A String Of Armed RobberiesA juvenile has been charged Tuesday in a string of armed robberies in Chicago's Near North 18th District.
Juvenile Charged In Shooting Of Teen Near Bowen High SchoolThe boy is charged with a felony count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, Chicago Police announced Friday night. His name was withheld because he is a minor.
In Prison Since Age 14, Convict Again Sentenced To LifeA Cook County judge said courts got it right the first time when they sentenced a 14-year-old to life in prison for a double murder in 1990, and again sentenced the now-38-year-old convict to life at a re-sentencing mandated by a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Judge Weighs New Sentence For Man Locked Up For Life At 14A Chicago man who has spent 24 years of a life sentence for his role in a double murder was getting another day in court on Monday, for a chance at a reduced sentence.
Student Charged In Wake Of Shotgun Shell Being Found At Hinsdale CentralThe student, who lives in unincorporated Clarendon Hills, faces one count of possession of ammunition, a misdemeanor that will be petitioned through the juvenile court system, according to Hinsdale police.
Suspect In Attack On Mayor's Son Had Past Scrapes With The LawThe suspect was 17 in December, when the assault against the mayor's son, Zach, took place. He benefits from a change in state law.
Ill. High Court Ruling Could Mean Early Release For Prisoners Convicted As JuvenilesThe 16-page opinion stemmed from the U.S. Supreme Court's 2012 decision that mandatory life sentences without parole for juveniles were unconstitutional, and said it must be applied retroactively in Illinois.
Prosecutors: Youth Center Worker Had Sex With DetaineeA west suburban woman had three sexual encounters with a male juvenile who was in custody at the Illinois Youth Center where she worked as a contractor, the Beacon-News is reporting.
Teen Charged With Shooting 7-Year-Old In West Garfield ParkTyvion Jackson was shot in the arm around 9 p.m. Sunday, after walking home from a family picnic.
Two Teens Charged In South Chicago Robberies, RapesPolice have arrested two teenagers in connection with a pair of robberies and sexual assaults in the South Chicago neighborhood over the weekend.
Teen Charged After Hot Sauce Prank At Highland Park High SchoolA Highland Park High School student who admitted to spiking marinara sauce in the cafeteria has been charged as a juvenile with five counts of misdemeanor battery.