A Gary, Ind., man was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2011 murder and sexual assault of a Griffith, Ind., woman who gave a stranger a ride home from a restaurant.
A man who allegedly fled after stabbing his girlfriend to death in their Little Village home was ordered held on $1.5 million bond Monday.
Emmanuel Dominguez, 30, of Chicago, who had been reported missing by his family, was discovered Nov. 4 in the trunk of a car that had been abandoned and set on fire before someone left his body there, police said.
A Naperville man was charged with murder for allegedly shooting a man to death in a McDonald’s parking lot in the Lincoln Square neighborhood Monday night.
Anytime an inmate convicted of killing a Chicago police officer comes up for parole, officers go to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board to stand for the fallen.
Andre Sharkey, 32, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of his 2-month-old son, who died Saturday at a north suburban hospital.
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.
In September, 29-year-old Chandus Ousley allegedly stabbed and killed 24-year-old April Dixon inside her apartment in the 3500 block of South Rhodes Avenue.
Alfreda Giedrojc is charged with four counts of murder for allegedly hitting Vivian Summers with a sledgehammer, then slashing the baby’s throat with a carving knife when the girl was left in her care
A Michigan man was ordered held on $2.5 million bond for allegedly shooting a man to death during a birthday party at a north suburban home early Saturday.
A South Side man already charged with another shooting is now charged with murder in connection with an August attack that killed one man and wounded four others outside an Uptown neighborhood church.
Sources said the man’s friend was found shot to death in a stairwell less than two miles away last week, and authorities believe the deaths are related.
Justin Murray, 19, was fatally shot as he stood outside his grandmother’s house on the 1800 block of Brown Street, in what police described as ongoing violence between warring families and individuals.
One suspect was on parole for another murder he committed in 1995, on the same block where he and an accomplice allegedly killed a husband and wife on Oct. 31.
Terrance Scott has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of being a fugitive from justice.
An East Chatham woman has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after police said she and another woman beat an 82-year-old man who accidentally hit one of them with his car.
A jury trial has been scheduled for March 31 for the suspected triggerman in the drug-related murder of 20-year-old Highland Park resident Colin Nutter.
Before his sentence was handed down, Alexander Vargas, 35, expressed remorse for his actions with the Latin Kings.
Gerald Rufus, 31, was previously convicted by a jury of two counts of first-degree murder for the death of 23-year-old Theresa Russell.
Dwayne Timberlake, 22, was charged with first-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing 24-year-old Princess Cole Streeter near the intersection of 75th Street and Exchange Avenue in the early hours of Feb. 5, 2011