Murder

Jose Giancarlo Difatta-Perez | Berwyn police

Uncle Charged With Murder Of 10-Month-Old Niece In Berwyn

A man has been charged with the murder of a 10-month-old girl, who died five days after being rushed to a hospital last month in west suburban Berwyn.

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12-Year-Old Elkhart, Ind. Girl Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Stepmother

A 12-year-old girl from Elkhart, Indiana is being held in juvenile detention accused of murdering her step-mother, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

07/25/2015

Earl Truss (Credit: Harvey Police)

Man Wanted For Fatal Harvey Shooting In Custody

A 20-year-old man dubbed “Harvey’s Most Wanted Criminal” was taken into custody Friday, charged with murder and attempted murder in a shooting that killed a teenager and wounded his mother.

07/24/2015

Latoya Jackson (inset) and her three sons – Andrew Simms Jr., 11; Cameron Jackson, 9; and 5-year-old Cantrell – were found dead in their Chatham home on Saturday. (Family Photos)

Autopsies Inconclusive On Family Found In Chatham

A horrifying discovery in a Chatham neighborhood home left family and friends grieving, and in disbelief, after a woman and her three sons were found dead, deaths being investigated as homicides.

07/20/2015

Adam Ruiz | Chicago Police Department

Man Charged With Strangling Sister, Another Woman At NW Side Home

A 22-year-old man will appear in court Saturday after confessing to strangling his sister and another woman at a Northwest Side home last October before setting the house on fire, authorities said.

07/18/2015

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Prosecutors: Murder Defendant’s Mom Threatened Witness

A northwest Indiana man has been charged with a gang-related killing in Hammond last year, and prosecutors say his mother threatened a witness on Thursday.

07/17/2015

Antoine Watkins (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Running Over Toddler While Fleeing Fatal Shooting

A 21-year-old man has been charged in the death of a toddler who was struck and killed by a vehicle fleeing the scene of a fatal shooting this weekend.

07/13/2015

Amari Brown (Family Photo)

Pfleger: Shaming Father Of 7-Year-Old Murder Victim Might Be Counterproductive

Outspoken anti-violence activist Rev. Michael Pfleger said Chicago’s mayor and police superintendent might have gone too far in the past couple days, in their criticism of the father of a 7-year-old boy who was slain over the July 4th weekend.

07/08/2015

Nicholas Sheley is serving six life sentences for a string of murders in Illinois, and faces trial for two more slayings in Missouri, where prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Man Convicted In 6 Illinois Deaths Seeks New Venue For Missouri Trial

A 35-year-old man serving life sentences for six Illinois slayings wants to move a murder trial that could lead to his execution to another place in Missouri.

07/06/2015

Raymond Boyle (Credit: Chicago Police)

Pair Charged With Murder In Fatal Lincoln Square Stabbing

Raymond Boyle, 21; and Dalton Stropes, 20, are each charged with two counts of murder, one count of mob action, and one count of aggravated battery with a weapon, all felonies, according to Chicago Police.

07/02/2015

James Thomas (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Murder In West Garfield Park Woman’s Death

James E. Thomas, 49, was charged with one county of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated assault to a peace officer with a weapon, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

07/02/2015

Dwayne Anderson (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Convicted Felon Charged In 2013 Murder

A convicted felon has been charged in a 2013 cold-case murder.

07/01/2015

Ruben Quispe-Trujillo (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing In Logan Square

Ruben Quispe-Trujillo, 24, faces a count of first-degree murder for the attack that happened about 3 a.m. Monday outside a home in the 1900 block of North Rockwell Street, according to Chicago Police.

07/01/2015

Timothy Herring (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Convicted Of Fatally Shooting Cop, Former CHA Employee Gets Life In Prison

Timothy Herring was convicted in the fatal shooting of a city police officer and former Chicago Housing Authority employee who were investigating an auto burglary.

06/26/2015

Joseph Bigsby (right) was convicted of killing Chicago Police Officer Edward Barron (left) in 1973, and sentenced to 200 years in prison, but granted early release on June 25, 2015. (Credit: Chicago Police Memorial Foundation/Illinois Department of Corrections)

Convicted Cop Killer Granted Early Release For 1973 Murder

After spending more than 40 years in prison for killing a Chicago police officer in 1973, a 58-year-old man has been granted parole, enraging Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and rank-and-file officers.

06/26/2015

Sergio Varela (courtesy: Varela family)

Construction Worker Gunned Down In South Holland

CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports on a family’s grief and an investigation that may be expanding.

06/22/2015

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Teen Charged In Fatal Humboldt Park Shooting

Jeremiah Nieves, 17, of the 1300 block of North Monticello, faces one count of first-degree murder, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.

06/22/2015

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Three Boys Charged With Fatal Shooting During North Lawndale Robbery

Three teenagers have been charged with shooting a 15-year-old boy to death last week during an attempted robbery in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

06/21/2015

Joshua Enriquez (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Deadly Crash

Joshua Enriquez apologized Tuesday for killing two women and seriously injuring two others after he intentionally rammed into their car and caused it to crash on the Northwest Side.

06/17/2015

Ross Feiwell (Credit: Chicago Police)

Homeless Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing Outside Uptown Target

Ross Feiwell, who stumbled into court mumbling to himself Tuesday, was caught killing Thomas Sawyer, 49, on surveillance cameras from a Target store in the 4400 block of North Broadway, Assistant State’s Attorney Enrique Abraham said

06/16/2015

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