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Mundelein police investigate after an 11-year-old girl was killed inside a home in the 1600 block of Woodhaven Court. A 14-year-old girl has been charged with murder. (Credit: CBS)

Will Teen Charged With Killing Sister Be Charged As Adult?

Prosecutors are considering whether a 14-year-old girl charged with killing her younger half-sister should be tried as an adult.

01/31/2014

Deon Patrick

Murder Charges Dropped Against Man Imprisoned For 21 Years

Cook County prosecutors Friday dismissed murder charges against an Uptown man who has spent the last 21 years behind bars for a double murder he says he didn’t commit.

01/10/2014

Willie Brown (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Teen Played Video Games After Allegedly Killing Baby

CHICAGO (CBS) – A teenage boy started playing video games after the severely battered baby he was caring for stopped crying and eventually died last week, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday. Willie Brown, who is […]

10/02/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Father In Custody For Murder Of Infant

The father of a 3-month-old Washington Heights boy who died Sunday has been arrested in connection with the infant’s death, police said.

08/29/2013

Deon Blandon (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Girl, 16

Bond was denied Friday for a South Side man accused of fatally shooting a 16-year-old girl this week in the Roseland neighborhood.

11/16/2012

Keith Estes, left, and Johnathan Perkins, both 18, are charged in the shooting death of Wheaton athlete Megan Boken in St. Louis. (St. Louis Police Dept.)

2 Teens Charged In Wheaton Athlete’s Shooting Death In St. Louis

Megan Boken, 23, was shot to death while sitting in her car Saturday while in St. Louis for an alumni volleyball game.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

Larry Wood (left) and Gloria Wood. (Credit: Dolton Police Dept.)

Father Charged With Beating Daughter To Death In Motel

A south suburban man was charged Friday for allegedly beating his teenage daughter to death in a Dolton motel while high on drugs.

06/23/2012

Luis Valdez, 20, and Ray Guereca, 21, as well as a 16-year-old girl, were each charged with one count of first-degree murder. (Chicago Police Department Photos)

Three Charged In Little Village Murder

Two men accused of murdering a man in February in the Little Village neighborhood were ordered held on $2 million bond Saturday.

03/03/2012

Parker Jackson (Chicago Police Dept. Photo)

Man, 59, Charged With July Murder Of Teen Boy

A 59-year-old Alabama man charged with the murder of a 17-year-old boy last summer in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood was denied bond Saturday.

01/07/2012

Edgardo Colon, 34, and Tyrone Clay, 29, were both charged with first-degree murder of a peace officer, according to the state’s attorney’s office. (Chicago Police Dept. Photos)

Bond Denied For Two Charged With Shooting Death Of Police Officer

Two men have been charged with killing Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis, prosecutors said.

01/07/2012

Michael L. Marzo, 23, was charged with one count of first-degree murder. (Bolingbrook Police Dept. Photo)

Man Charged With Murdering Mother In Bolingbrook

A 23-year-old man has been charged with murdering his mother Friday afternoon at her Bolingbrook home, police said early Saturday.

12/03/2011

Earl Roberts, 47, was charged Saturday afternoon with one count of first-degree murder,

Murder Charges Filed In UIC Hospital Shooting

A West Side man was charged Saturday with murder for allegedly shooting his ex-wife in a Near West Side parking garage, prompting a six-hour lock down and manhunt.

11/26/2011

Orsbey T. Larkin, 23, of Joliet, has been charged with two counts of murder for the Oct. 8 shooting of Corey Kelly, 29, in Lockport Township. (Will County Sheriff Photo)

Parolee Charged With Fatal Shooting Over Drug Debt

A man who survived a shooting ambush that left two people dead this summer was allegedly caught with guns Tuesday night and charged as a suspect in an unrelated murder after appearing in court Wednesday.

11/23/2011

Lorena Rivera (Photo from Cook County Sheriff's office)

Woman Could Face Murder Charge After Death Of Man Intentionally Hit By Car

A woman charged with intentionally running a man over with her car after a fight last month on the Southwest Side could soon face first-degree murder charges after the man died Tuesday from injuries he suffered in the attack, police said.

11/16/2011

Pedro Cruz (Chicago Police Dept. Photo)

Man Charged In Death Of Woman Found Burning In Garage

A Criminal Court judge has denied bail to a Mexican immigrant accused of murdering his downstairs neighbor, and then setting the body afire in the garage behind the Andersonville apartment building in which they lived.

11/05/2011

Kenyada Clair, 18, has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the July 16 shooting in the 5200 block of South King Drive, police said. (Chicago Police Dept. Photo)

Jail Inmate Charged With July Murder

A Cook County Jail inmate has been charged with the murder of a man who was struck multiple times by gunfire in a drive-by shooting just blocks from his South Side home in July.

10/26/2011

Darryl Upchurch (Chicago Police Dept. Photo)

Charges Filed In Death Of Bystander Killed At Party

Charges have been filed in the November 2009 shooting death of a mother of three murdered on the West Side party, police said.

10/01/2011

Amanda Bach, 19, went missing on Sept. 15, 2011. (Credit: Porter County Sheriff's Department)

Friends Mourn Amanda Bach: ‘She Was A Sweetheart’

In Northwest Indiana, family and friends will say their final farewells to Amanda Bach at her funeral this morning.

09/23/2011

Dustin McCowan is charged with murder in the death of Amanda Bach, 19. (Credit: Porter County Sheriff's Department)

Prosecutors Provide Chilling Details Of Amanda Bach’s Death

An ex-boyfriend charged with murdering a Portage woman appeared in bond court today, as prosecutors provided chilling details of the crime.

09/20/2011

James Galambos, 19, o fDes Plaines, was charged with the murder of Sergio Torrez and aggravated battery Friday night. (Chicago Police Dept. Photo)

Authorities Charge Des Plaines Teen With North Side Slaying

Murder charges have been filed against a Des Plaines teen who allegedly shot and killed a 15-year-old boy and injured another 15-year-old boy July 22 on the Far North Side, police said.

07/30/2011

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