A jury trial has been scheduled for March 31 for the suspected triggerman in the drug-related murder of 20-year-old Highland Park resident Colin Nutter.
Before his sentence was handed down, Alexander Vargas, 35, expressed remorse for his actions with the Latin Kings.
Gerald Rufus, 31, was previously convicted by a jury of two counts of first-degree murder for the death of 23-year-old Theresa Russell.
Dwayne Timberlake, 22, was charged with first-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing 24-year-old Princess Cole Streeter near the intersection of 75th Street and Exchange Avenue in the early hours of Feb. 5, 2011
An Antioch man was ordered held without bond Tuesday morning, accused of brutally killing his wife and mother in the apartment they all shared, then fleeing the state.
A police officer patrolling in Midtown on Monday saw the charred, metal shell left at the dead-end of a block of vacant, burned-out homes and overgrown, weedy lots in Gary.
Kevin Culverson, 20, was charged with first-degree murder for firing a handgun into a crowd of people in the backyard of a home in the 5000 block of South Evans Avenue on April 22.
No family members were in attendance Monday when Alfreda Giedrojc, the 62-year-old Oak Lawn woman charged with the murder of her granddaughter, made a brief appearance at the Bridgeview courthouse to be officially indicted for the crime.
At the very scene where Adarius Green died, family and friends held a vigil to ask community members: If you know something, say something. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
Damien Thomas and Dorvell Gogins allegedly broke into a home to rob it about 3 p.m. July 11 and shot 27-year-old Jeremiah Brown in the chest
Killers are getting away with their crimes, more often than you probably think. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini looks at how often Chicago Police solve murders and and how often killers remain at large.
A South Side man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday for abusing his then girlfriend’s baby son in 2009, abuse that led to the child’s death.
Police have arrested the son of a couple who were found dead in their Northwest Indiana home over the weekend.
An Oak Park man was charged Friday with first-degree murder after the death Wednesday of a man shot in the West Side Austin neighborhood in June.
A Greater Grand Crossing man has been charged with killing one man and wounding another in a May 2013 shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
A judge on Friday said that a southwest suburban man likely stabbed his mother to death in 2011, but found him not guilty of murder by reason of insanity.
Robert Lewis III, 40, was convicted of murder, murder in perpetration of criminal deviate conduct, criminal deviate conduct and resisting law enforcement in the beating and strangulation death of Jennifer Kocsis, 37.
An elderly man has been charged after a 70-year-old woman was found stabbed to death Wednesday afternoon in the North Side Edgewater neighborhood apartment they shared.
A Cook County jury convicted the gunman in the fatal drive-by shooting of Chicago Police Officer Alejandro “Alex” Valadez of murder and attempted murder after nearly seven hours of deliberation late Wednesday night
James Ealy strangled Mary Hutchinson, a 45-year-old wife and mother, after forcing her to open the safe as she was preparing to open the former Burger King store in Lindenhurst.