Indonesian prosecutors on Tuesday sought jail sentences of 18 years for an American man and 15 years for his girlfriend if they are found guilty of murdering the woman’s mother while vacationing on the resort island of Bali last year.
Heather Mack, 19, gave birth to a daughter, Stella, last week and returned with the baby to prison after several days’ stay in the hospital. She brought the 9-day-old baby to the prison clinic on Wednesday morning when she noticed the baby’s skin was yellow.
Charges have been upgraded to murder against a 64-year-old man whose wife died three days after a beating in their home in northwest suburban Huntley.
Antwan Elliot, 21, was charged with single counts of first-degree murder, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a firearm without a valid FOID card, police announced Monday night.
Javier Bahena, 43, was charged with one count of first-degree murder. He allegedly killed his 42-year-old wife, Francisca Quintero, about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, just hours after her brother died of a heart attack at Alexian Brothers Medical Center on Sunday, authorities said.
The estranged husband of a woman who was stabbed to death at an Elk Grove Village hospital on Sunday has been charged with first-degree murder.
On trial in Indonesia for allegedly killing her mother, Chicago resident Heather Mack gave birth to a baby girl on Tuesday.
Gabriel Guardiola, 38, was convicted of one count of first-degree murder on Jan. 30 for the shooting that killed Cicero resident Ricardo Rivera in the early morning hours of Feb. 24, 2013, court records show.
A Geneva man accused of killing his wife and dumping her body along railroad tracks near their home says he absolutely did not do it.
Chicago Police have released a video of two suspects in a Roseland shooting last week that left a 77-year-old man dead and three others injured, including his 5-year-old great-grandson and another 2-year-old boy.
Tommy Schaefer, 21, and Heather Mack, 19, are being tried separately by Denpasar District Court, where they are charged with premeditated murder for the death of Sheila von Wiese-Mack last August in Bali. They could face a firing squad if found guilty. The victim’s badly beaten body was found in a suitcase on a taxi.
An American woman charged with premeditated murder in the death of her mother on Indonesia’s Bali island told a court Wednesday that her boyfriend killed her mother in anger after she threatened to kill their unborn baby.
The mother of a 6-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Aurora nearly 20 years ago said it would break her heart if the man convicted of killing her son gets a new trial, as the case went before the Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Manuela Rodriguez, of the 2800 block of South Avers Avenue, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder in the death of 7-month-old Rose Herrera.
A 52-year-old woman was taken into custody Monday morning in connection with the murder of a 9-month-old girl in the Little Village neighborhood.
Vicente Salgado, 39, is charged with first-degree murder, according to a statement from Chicago Police. Juan Martinez, 40, was standing outside with his girlfriend about 4:10 p.m. in the 2000 block of West 47th Street when the couple was confronted by Salgado, who stabbed Martinez multiple times, authorities said.
Denzel Pittman killed his girlfriend, Jade Hannah, before turning the knife on Jade’s mother, Stacy Cochran-Hill, 43, and Jade’s 11-year-old sister, Joi Cochran, Cook County prosecutors said at the opening of Pittman’s bench trial on Wednesday.
After “48 Hours” uncovered evidence that casts doubt on the verdict that sent a teacher to prison for the death of a 16-month-old boy, the Lake County Coroner was calling for authorities to reopen the case.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with shooting another teen to death Friday afternoon in west suburban Aurora.
Natassia Pettis, 32, was charged was with first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing of 19-year-old Keianna Paul during a family gathering in the 14100 block of South Dearborn, said Riverdale Deputy Chief Rocky Graziano.