Prosecutors Detail 'Methodical Slaughter' Of Gage Park FamilyCook County prosecutors laid out the grisly details of how a young man killed six relatives in February, after he and his girlfriend went to the family’s home to rob them of a few hundred dollars to buy milk and diapers for their own baby.
Suspect's Mom Held Without Bail For Supplying Knife In Teen's Stabbing DeathA 35-year-old woman has been ordered held without bail, accused of giving her daughter a switchblade the girl later used to kill 15-year-old Dekayla Dansberry on Saturday.
Final Suspect In Slaying Of Tyshawn Lee Charged With MurderThe third and final suspect in the execution-style shooting of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee has been brought back to Chicago to face murder charges.
Girl, Mom Charged In Stabbing Death Of Johnson College Prep RunnerA 13-year-old girl was facing charges as a juvenile in the murder of 16-year-old Dekayla Dansberry, who was killed in a fight in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood on Saturday.
Third Suspect In Slaying Of Tyshawn Lee Arrested DownstateThe last suspect wanted in connection with the slaying of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee has been arrested after being pulled over in a traffic stop downstate.
Woman Charged With Fatally Stabbing Boyfriend In KenwoodA 50-year-old Kenwood woman allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death and then called 911, relaying to dispatchers that there was an unwanted person in her apartment before changing her story to tell them her boyfriend was killed during a robbery.
Anita Alvarez Wants To Be Taken Off Laquan McDonald Murder CaseIn a surprise reversal Thursday, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez asked to recuse herself and her office from the murder case against the Chicago police officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in October 2014.
Man Charged In Fatal Hermosa ShootingRaul Martinez, 24, was charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 28-year-old Robert Roseneau Tuesday night.
Man Charged In Fatal Washington Park ShootoutKashai Jones, 18, and 36-year-old Deitrick Stogner were shooting at each other in the 100 block of West Garfield Boulevard on Saturday. Stogner was killed, Jones was shot in the leg.
Man Held On Murder, Arson Charges In Deaths Of Two Kankakee BoysBond was set at $5 million Thursday for a 61-year-old man charged with murder and arson in connection with a fire that left two young boys dead earlier this month in downstate Kankakee.
Ohio Man Admits Killing Wife In 911 CallJeffrey Hawkins, 57, was ordered held on $3 million bail Tuesday. He was arrested minutes after allegedly killing his wife at their home in Colerain, Ohio, on Monday.
Man Gets 25 Years For Deadly Robbery That Claimed Life Of CohortA Pullman man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Tuesday after he admitted he robbed an off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s sergeant who ended up shooting one of his accomplices during the crime.