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Murder victim Jennifer Boyd is memorialized on a balloon. (Courtesy: Rebecca Hernandez)

As Bedford Park Cold Case Marks 12th Anniversary, Police Look At Persons Of Interest

It was Aug. 3, 2002. Jennifer Boyd, 27, was working at a Public Storage facility in the suburb. She was found stabbed to death.

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Michael Platt (Credit: Palatine Police)

Man Held On $2M Bond For Palatine Punching Death

Ryan Flannigan, 26, was discovered lying unconscious and bleeding from his head in the 0-100 block of North Bothwell Street about 11:30 p.m. on July 18.

07/30/2014

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Prosecutors: Teen Fatally Shot Boy, 16, Through Bedroom Window

Judge Donald Panarese called 15-year-old Rasaan Price “a danger to society” after prosecutors detailed how he allegedly fatally shot 16-year-old Darren Foggey through a bedroom window

07/30/2014

Chicago Police Officer John Mathews was beaten to death in May 1988. (Credit: Chicago Police Memorial Foundation)

Officer’s Son Wants Youth Baseball Board Ousted For Letting Cop Killer Coach

Joey Mathews can still name all five men convicted of killing his father, Chicago Police Officer John Mathews, in Hegewisch 26 years ago, and he’s furious one of them has been coaching youth baseball in the same neighborhood, years after finishing his prison sentence.

07/29/2014

Antonio Tolbert (photo provided)

Owner Of Gary Auto-Body Shop Gunned Down At Work

Right after Antonio Tolbert’s family learned he had been murdered, they rushed to the body shop he owned in Gary. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

07/28/2014

Tevin Lee (Credit: Chicago Police)

Prosecutors: Teen Charged With Killing 11-Year-Old Was Aiming For Gang Rivals

Cook County prosecutors said the 18-year-old man accused of killing 11-year-old Shamiya Adams was aiming for a group rival gang members who had attacked a friend in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, even though that friend told him the boys who had beaten him were not there.

07/25/2014

Alisha Bromfield. (Credit: alishaandavabromfield.com)

Plainfield Man Gets Life For Killing Pregnant Woman And Unborn Baby In Door County

Brian Cooper of Plainfield was convicted in May of killing 21-year-old Alisha Bromfield, when the two were at a Nasewaupee resort for his sister’s wedding. He was not the father of Bromfield’s baby but his attorney said the two had once had a romantic relationship. He was also Bromfield’s boss.

07/25/2014

James Jones (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Fatal June Shooting In Chicago Lawn

James Jones, 18, has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder for the shooting that killed 18-year-old Demarcus Boswell on June 19, authorities said.

07/25/2014

Carl Blount (Lake County Sheriff, Ind.)

Suspect Charged In Gary, Ind. Officer’s Murder

Carl Blount, 26, faces one count of murder.

07/24/2014

Christian Alvarez and Antonio Castaneda (Credit: Chicago Police)

Pair Charged In Fatal Shooting Witnessed By Chicago Police

Christian Alvarez, 18, is charged with first-degree murder; and Antonio Castaneda, 31, is charged with first-degree murder, aggravated battery to a peace officer, and attempting to disarm a peace officer, according to Chicago Police.

07/24/2014

Shamiya Adams. (Family provided photo)

Teen Charged In Murder Of 11-Year-Old Shamiya Adams

An 18-year-old man has been charged in the shooting death of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, who was felled by a stray bullet while at a sleepover in West Garfield Park.

07/24/2014

David Chereck was 15 when he was strangled in January 1992.  (Photo courtesy Cook County Sherriff)

Suspect Arrested In L.A. For 1992 Murder Of Skokie Teen

A Los Angeles man who was a suspect in the 1992 murder of 15-year-old David Chereck, from Skokie, has been arrested in connection with the case.

07/24/2014

Dayvon Bennett (Credit: Chicago Police)

Second Man Charged With May Shooting That Killed Man, Wounded Two Others

Dayvon Bennett, 19, faces one count of first degree murder and two counts of attempted murder, all felonies, in connection with the May 29 shooting that happened in the 5700 block of South LaSalle Street.

07/24/2014

Kenneth Jackson (right) is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Michael Flournoy III (left), a student and football player at Simeon Career Academy High School. (Credit: Family photo/Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged With April Slaying Of Simeon Football Player

Kenneth K. Jackson, 31, is charged with first-degree murder, murder during commission of a felony, and mob action, all felonies, in connection with the death of 16-year-old Michael Flournoy III, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

07/23/2014

Michael Wade (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suspect Charged With Killing Man In Englewood In May

A South Side man has been charged with shooting a south suburban man to death and wounding two others almost two months ago in the Englewood neighborhood.

07/22/2014

Demarius Reed (Credit: Eastern Michigan University)

Trial Set To Begin In Murder Of Former Simeon Football Star

The family of a Chicago man murdered last fall in Michigan will be in court this week in Ann Arbor, as one of the accused killers goes on trial.

07/22/2014

Jose Horta (Credit: Waukegan Police)

Judge Upholds 59-Year Sentence In Torture-Murder Case

A defense attorney for Jose Horta, 21, had argued that his client’s sentence stood out as unusually harsh in comparison with other defendants convicted in the case.

07/18/2014

Michael King (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Convicted Of Role In Killing 5 People In 2008

Michael King was involved in the quintuple execution-style murders, a Cook County jury ruled Thursday, siding with prosecutors who maintained that King was with Torolan Williams — his “right-hand” man — when the victims were shot in the head on April 23, 2008.

07/18/2014

Maricela Arciga (Booking Photo)

Aurora Woman Convicted In Murder-For-Hire Case

On Thursday, 12 Kane County jurors agreed that Maricela Arciga of Aurora wanted her ex-boyfriend dead, and that she paid a hit man to do it. That hit man was actually special agent David Gomez of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, who had been tipped-off about the murder for hire.

07/18/2014

Nadia Palacios, 22, of the 3500 block of Winhaven Drive, Waukegan, is charged with 2 counts of First Degree Murder, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Reckless Discharge of a Firearm. She is a suspect in the murder of David Campbell of Waukegan whose body was found July 6, 2011 in Penny Road Pond in Barrington.  | Special to Sun-Times Media

Woman, 23, Pleads Guilty In Torture-Murder Case

Accused of using a blowtorch in the 2011 torture-murder of Waukegan resident David Campbell, Nadia Palacios pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Tuesday in Lake County Circuit Court.

07/15/2014

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