The letter to Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said the prosecution of Willie Johnson could discourage other people from recanting prior testimony.
Oscar Pistorius says he still has nightmares about the fateful night he murdered his girlfriend.
The former Chicago sportscaster took the stand Monday in the murder trial of her father and offered testimony casting doubt on allegations he murdered her mother. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
Following somewhat of a rocky start Monday, the murder trial of Jose Horta of Waukegan, charged in connection with the July 2011 grisly torture murder of 27-year-old Waukegan resident David Campell, got under way.
A Cook County jury convicted the gunman in the fatal drive-by shooting of Chicago Police Officer Alejandro “Alex” Valadez of murder and attempted murder after nearly seven hours of deliberation late Wednesday night
Five years after an attorney first raised questions about Quentin Moore’s fitness to stand trial on murder charges, a jury will soon be seated to formally decide the issue, the Beacon-News is reporting.
Johnny Borizov was found guilty of plotting to kill three members of his ex-girlfriend’s family three years ago in Darien.
he confessed gunman in a triple murder in west suburban Darien three years ago took the stand Thursday in a DuPage County courtroom, and testified about being ordered to commit the murders by his friend, Johnny Borizov.
A DuPage County judge has overruled objections from both sides and will allow cameras into the courtroom for a high-profile murder trial next month.
The Will County judge who presided over Drew Peterson’s murder trial had to sort through some legal drama on Friday, about what attorneys would represent the former Bolingbrook police officer going forward.
A Naperville pastor who testified against Drew Peterson in his murder trial is using his notoriety for a higher purpose.
A Will County attorney is looking to write a book about his role as foreman on the Christopher Vaughn murder trial.
A jury on Thursday abruptly convicted Christoper Vaughn of fatally shooting his wife and three children in 2007.
A defense witness at the murder trial of Christopher Vaughn doesn’t appear to have helped his case.
Jurors could begin deliberations late next week in the Christopher Vaughn murder trial, with the defense’s case wrapping up as early as Tuesday.
Prosecutors have rested their case against Christopher Vaughn, the Oswego man accused of gunning down his wife and three young children so he could go live a life of isolation in the Canadian wilderness.
Charles Ridulph thought his 7-year-old sister, Maria, was outside playing with a friend near their Sycamore home on Dec. 3, 1957.
Jurors in the Drew Peterson trial said the hearsay testimony in the trial was “extremely critical” in reaching a guilty verdict.
The former Bolingbrook police sergeant will be sentenced Nov. 26 and faces a prison sentence of up to 60 years in the death of Kathleen Savio.
The jurors in the Drew Peterson trial asked the judge what “unanimous” meant Thursday afternoon as they continued their deliberations.