The Bolingbrook Police Pension Board was meeting Friday to determine whether to revoke the pension of former police sergeant and convicted killer Drew Peterson.
Myron Mason, of the 8600 block of South Kingston, was charged with first-degree murder Wednesday night in the death of Mechelle Lewis. Prosecutors said Mason was angry because he believed the victim gave him a sexually transmitted disease.
A longtime criminal defense attorney said Monday’s acquittal of a Chicago police officer in the off-duty shooting of an unarmed woman appears to be the result of prosecutors giving the officer a break.
The Denpasar District Court sentenced Tommy Schaefer to 18 years in prison and Heather Mack to 10 years for intentionally killing Sheila von Wiese-Mack while vacationing last August. The badly battered body was found stuffed in a suitcase inside the trunk of a taxi at the St. Regis Bali Resort.
A 36-year-old Gary, Ind. woman has been charged with murder, kidnapping and criminal confinement in the death of a 23-year-old Anderson woman police believe she duped into believing she was a child-welfare worker.
As a young woman from Chicago awaits a verdict from an Indonesian court in the killing of her mother, she’s moving to transfer part of her $1.3 million trust fund to her newborn daughter.
Anastacio Gonzales, 51, faces counts of first-degree murder and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 1 a.m. Saturday at El Taco Naco, 2640 W. Chicago Ave., police said.
Alexander Gonzalez, 25, faces one count of first-degree murder for the shooting of Edgar Muneton last month, according to Chicago Police. He is also charged with possession of a controlled substance.
A third man has been charged with a fatal shooting last month outside a Dunkin’ Donuts in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Police in two Indiana towns are sorting out the details of an alleged kidnapping and murder after a young mother’s body was found in a home in Gary, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Lawyers for an American couple on trial in Indonesia argued Tuesday that prosecutors improperly charged them with premeditated murder in the death of the woman’s mother.
A Chicago woman on trial in Indonesia for killing her mother last year, and stuffing her body in a suitcase, said she fears her newborn daughter is losing her hair, because she is drinking too much Coca-Cola while nursing.
A northwest Indiana woman has been charged with murder after a drunken fight with her husband early Sunday led to a five-car crash that killed a pedestrian on the South Side, police said.
A 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.
After getting into an argument about 10:35 p.m., James Finney, 42, pulled a gun and shot 39-year-old David E. Finney at a home in the 11300 block of South Green, police said. Both men live in that block. Chicago Police could not say whether the men were related.
Bond was denied Sunday for a south suburban man charged with shooting a man to death last month in Ford Heights.
A 23-year-old Cicero man has been charged in the beating death of an 18-month-old toddler last Thursday, a spokesman for the town of Cicero said.
Families of murder victims on the South Side bent the ear of the chief of detectives of the Chicago Police Department for a while Saturday at a forum at St. Sabina church.
Erick Gill, 23, faces one count of first-degree murder for the shooting of Edgar Muneton last month, according to Chicago Police. He is scheduled to appear in bond court Thursday.
Indonesian prosecutors insisted Thursday they have shown enough evidence that an American couple deliberately plotted to kill the woman’s mother while vacationing on Bali and should be found guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced to jail.