Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Man Who Spent 22 Years In Prison For MurderCook County prosecutors on Tuesday dropped murder charges against Thomas Sierra – the latest conviction to collapse in the wake of disastrous testimony by retired Chicago Police detective Reynaldo Guevara.
Blair Holt's Killer Gets 75 Years At Resentencing Hearing"The defendant's actions were evil, they were cold, they were calculated, they were premeditated; with the specific intent to kill," Judge Matthew Coghlan said in court.
Blair Holt's Killer To Learn New Sentence For 2007 MurderThe man who admitted to killing a Julian High School honor student on a crowded CTA bus in 2007 will receive a new sentence on Tuesday, after his original prison term was overturned when a court deemed the judge’s comments inappropriate.
Man In Custody After Girlfriend’s Brother And Mother Killed In ShootingA man was in custody after he opened fire inside a northwest Indiana home Tuesday night, killing his girlfriend’s brother and mother.
Killer To Be Sentenced Again For 2007 Murder Of Blair HoltAfter an appeals court threw out his original 100-year prison term, the man who admitted to killing a Julian High School honor student on a CTA bus in 2007 was set to make his case for a more lenient sentence on Wednesday.
Homeless Man Beaten, Killed In Ukrainian VillagePolice are searching for the killer of a homeless man in Ukrainian Village.
2 Teens Charged With Fatal Park Forest ShootingTwo juveniles, ages 16 and 17, are charged with first-degree murder in the Nov. 23 shooting death of 18-year-old Kiante Albert.
Journalist Jamie Kalven Won’t Have To Give Up Laquan McDonald TipsterJudge Vincent Gaughan quickly dispatched with the matter of Kalven’s subpoena during a brief hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse.
Joliet Man Gets 32 Years For Killing Mom, Dumping Her Body In 2013Shane Smith, 36, admitted to killing Joan Smith during an argument, then dumping her body in the Des Plaines River.
Journalist Jamie Kalven Due In Court In Laquan Mcdonald CaseThe South Side journalist who broke the story that the police version of the Laquan McDonald shooting did not match the video will be in court Wednesday, where lawyers of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke want to question him about his sources.
Man Charged With Deadly Black Friday Shooting, Another QuestionedAlec Aguilar is charged with a felony count of first-degree murder in connection with the killing of 22-year-old Manuel Salazar on Nov. 24.
Man Convicted In 1985 Infant Murder Hopes DNA Can Get Him New TrialA man who twice was sentenced to death for the murder of a 15-month-old girl says new DNA evidence should get him another trial.