Man Convicted Of Killing His Mother Outside ChurchMichael Bassaly, formerly of Downers Grove, was found guilty of first degree murder for the fatal shooting of 61-year-old Yvonne Zaky Bassaly, according to the DuPage County State’s Attorney.
Authorities Receive Thousands Of Tips For Delphi Girl MurdersDispatchers and volunteers have fielded almost 3,900 tips about the murders of Abby Williams and Libby German.
Attorney: Drew Peterson 'Probably Better Off' In Federal PrisonThe reason for convicted wife killer Drew Peterson's transfer from an Illinois prison to a federal facility in Indiana remained a mystery on Wednesday, but his attorney said whatever the basis might be, the former Bolingbrook police officer is "probably better off."
Judge Delays Sentencing For Hobos Member Groggy From MedsByron "B-Rupt" Brown was still slurring and slightly unsteady on his feet as he stood in front of U.S. District Judge James Tharp Jr. six hours after taking the medication, so the judge postponed the sentencing a week despite protests from Brown and his attorney, Gregory Mitchell.
Man Gets 34 Years In Fatal Avondale Home InvasionA South Side man was sentenced to 34 years in prison Tuesday after he admitted his role in a deadly Avondale home invasion that left a teenage boy dead and his mother seriously injured.
Drew Peterson Transferred To Federal Prison In Terre HauteConvicted killer Drew Peterson, serving a total of 78 years in prison, was no longer in state custody on Tuesday, but Illinois Department of Corrections officials would not provide his whereabouts.
Ald. Carrie Austin’s Grandson Charged With Louisville MurderAld. Carrie Austin’s grandson Kenneth Austin has been taken into custody on murder charges in Chicago in connection with a fatal shooting in Louisville, Kentucky, last month.
Far South Side Woman Charged With Starving Baby To Death In 2014A Far South Side woman accused of starving her 2-month-old baby to death two years ago has been ordered on a $2 million bond.
Police: Man In Photos Now 'Main Suspect' In 2 Girls' DeathsA man photographed walking along a northern Indiana trail system around the time two teenage girls later found slain were dropped off by a relative is now considered "the main suspect" in their killings, State Police said Sunday.
More People Sought In Shooting Deaths Of 2-Year-Old And UncleAs Judge Peggy Chiampas reminded the court how young 2-year-old Lavontay White Jr. was when he was fatally shot earlier this week, a Chicago Police officer seated in the press area of Cook County bond court scoffed and shook his head.
Man Charged With Murder In Heart Of Chicago ArsonA man has been charged with setting a garage fire last fall in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood that left a 59-year-old man dead.
Amtrak Police Officer Charged With Murder In Fatal ShootingThe Cook County State's Attorney's office said the officer who shot Robertson, 31-year-old LaRoyce Tankson, turned himself in late Thursday.

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