Indonesian prosecutors said Wednesday the trial of an American couple charged with murdering the woman’s mother should proceed, defending their indictment against defense arguments that it has inaccuracies and should be annulled.
Christopher Garcia, 26, faces one count each of first-degree murder, murder while committing another forcible felony and attempted robbery with the discharge of a firearm, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Heather Mack, 19, and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer, 21, both from Chicago, are being tried separately in Bali. They could face the firing squad if found guilty of premeditated murder of Sheila von Wiese-Mack, 62, whose badly beaten body was found in a suitcase on the trunk of a taxi outside an upscale hotel Aug. 13.
It took jurors about 90 minutes to return a guilty verdict for Todd Mandoline on his 26th birthday. On July 22, 2012–a day ahead of her 25th birthday–Paula Morgan was killed in the fire after a party she hosted at her home in Lombard, where she lived with her mother and 6-year-old son.
A 19-year-old Chicago woman facing murder charges in the death of her mother in Bali has been given access to more than $150,000 from her mother’s estate to pay her legal expenses in Indonesia.
About 6:50 p.m. Saturday, officers responding to a call of a shots fired in the 9600 block of South Green Street found 18-year-old Bernard Pippen lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the neck, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Heather Mack, who is 19 and pregnant, is accused of killing her mother — who set up the trust fund — while they were vacationing at a luxury resort in Bali last year. Mack is charged along with her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, who is 21.
Jeffrey Keller, a businessman from Hinsdale, allegedly believed Nate Fox, 37, was having an affair with a woman in whom Keller had a romantic interest. The woman once worked with Fox, but denied having any relationship with him.
First, authorities say, Heather Mack murdered her mother at a luxury resort in Bali. Now, the 19-year-old Chicago area woman wants the trust fund that her mother set up for her to pay for her criminal defense
A middle-aged college student from the South Side was convicted of first-degree murder Thursday for stomping a fellow CTA commuter to death on a Green Line platform.
Lorenzo Jones, 29, of Iowa City, Iowa, is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm, according to Chicago Police.
The badly beaten body of Sheila von Wiese-Mack, 62, was found in a suitcase in the trunk of a taxi outside an upscale hotel. Heather Mack, 19, and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer, 21, both from Chicago, are being tried separately at the Denpasar District Court on Bali.
A Bloomington man has been charged with murder for the death of a woman who was found in an abandoned Lawndale building in 2012.
Andre Brown, 26, stabbed 54-year-old Damita Collins once in the chest during a “domestic-related incident” in the 3500 block of West 77th Place about 9:45 p.m. Monday, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Prosecutors said Cesar Garay, 20, a member of the Imperial Gangsters street gang, got into an argument Friday night with members of the Latin Kings street gang in the 10000 block of Carol Court in Rosemont.
Terrell Monroe, 22, and Marcae Rogers, 32, were charged each with one count of first degree murder, police said. The shooting happened Friday about 2:50 p.m. in the 300 block of East 47th Street. David Drayton, 23, was shot in the upper body and leg, police said.
More than a week after a Chicago Heights man was shot while doing dishes, police are still looking for who killed him. WBBM’S Nancy Harty reports, they got some help Saturday morning from the victim’s family.
A Colorado man has been arrested and charged for the murder of a Chicago woman in 1994.
Leroy Griffin, 18, was shot in the head around 7 p.m. on Dec. 21, 2013, in the 7900 block of South Lafayette Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Chester Weger, 75, came closer to gaining his freedom last year than he did this year. The Illinois Prisoner Review Board voted 7 to 7 last year. This time it voted 9-3 against parole.