A person of interest arrested in the murder of Gary Police Officer Jeff Westerfield on Sunday remained in custody on Friday, but has yet to be charged.
A Cicero man who pleaded guilty to the 2010 murder of his three-week-old daughter and trying to hire someone to kill his girlfriend’s relatives has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Authorities in northwest Indiana were offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the prosecution of a suspect or suspects in the murder of Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield, even though police have said publicly they’re “fairly confident” the suspect was arrested the same day Westerfield was slain.
Richard Magnan, 35, was charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in a Walgreens parking lot early July 5.
A 26-year-old man has agreed to plead guilty to killing his ex-girlfriend’s infant son last summer and tossing the body in a Dumpster.
A woman who has long maintained she took no part in an infamous 1987 kidnapping and murder in Kankakee was set to make another bid to get out of prison on Tuesday.
Terence Doddy appeared in Rock County Courthouse in Wisconsin via closed circuit TV Monday afternoon.
Even after Jimero Starling told a group Latin Kings that he also was in their gang, they still killed him, Cook County prosecutors said.
The Rockford man wanted for killing two people earlier this week was in custody in Wisconsin on Friday afternoon, after leading police on a high-speed chase that ended when he crashed into a tree.
Authorities are searching for 36-year-old Terence Doddy of Rockford in connection with the murders of Tonya Bargman, 44, and Todd Hansmeier, 37.
Jose Becerra, 22, pleaded guilty to attempted obstruction of justice, and was sentenced to 18 months of probation for his part of the crime.
Illinois State Police are searching for a Rockford man in connection with the murders of two people.
A 74-year-old north suburban man has been charged with the fatal shooting of his wife last week in what police believe was a failed murder-suicide attempt.
Kevin Baker, 19, was on his way home from class at Harold Washington College when two people — one armed with a handgun — got out of a dark-colored van and demanded his and his cousin’s cellphones.
Johnny Reese, 23, is charged with two counts of murder and aggravated discharge of a firearm in connection with the murder of 37-year-old Summer Moore, according to Chicago Police.
A Will County judge on Thursday ruled that statements a man accused in the grisly murders of two Joliet men allegedly made to police without an attorney present may be used against him.
Ralph Perez Martinez, 59, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, robbery and criminal confinement in the death of Mary Austgen, 76, of St. John, Ind., who was found dead in her 2011 GMC Yukon Denali in the garage of the Majestic Star Casino.
Prosecutors said in court Tuesday that before Takia Lanza stabbed her uncle to death, she “reproached the victim about how he was spending his time,” near their home in Washington Heights.
Daniel Shoffner, 47, has been charged with murder in the death of 73-year-old Birdie Elder, whose body was found inside a freezer in the home they shared.
Judge Victoria Rossetti agreed with a motion from prosecutors claiming that defense attorney Robert Ritacca’s representation of Vatamaniuc, as well as a potential material witness in the case who is facing a separate drug charge, created a conflict of interest.