The Indiana Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in the case of the so-called “Elkhart Four,” in which three young men were sentenced to long prison terms for murder, in the death of a friend who was shot by a homeowner while they were burglarizing his home.
A bellboy at an Indonesian hotel testified Thursday that an American man charged with murdering his girlfriend’s mother and stuffing the body into a suitcase refused any help in taking a bag to a taxi outside the hotel.
A jury found Timothy Jones guilty of murder in the death of a woman killed after she was hit by a Chicago Police squad car in pursuit of Jones.
After a week of testimony on what happened leading up to a deadly police chase, a verdict may be near. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports.
Deshawn Johnson, 26, faces counts of first-degree murder, attempted murder and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 7:10 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2014, according to Chicago Police.
Angelo Matthews, 26, is facing two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the double fatal shooting that happened on June 19, 2012, according to Chicago Police.
Anthony Diaz, 13, was killed in front of his 16- and 17-year-old sisters Sunday night, after the sisters went out to fight someone over an argument that started on Facebook. Prosecutors said 18-year-old Roberto Madrigal walked up and shot Anthony. Madrigal has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.
Anthony Guedes, 22, of the 4700 block of South Hoyne Avenue was extradited from Kissimmee, Fla., this week after being identified as the third suspect in the Sept. 5, 2014, murder in the 6200 block of South Kilpatrick Avenue, according to Chicago Police.
Two years after she was slain in the Kenwood neighborhood, the Chicago Park District board has voted to name a Bronzeville park in memory of honor student Hadiya Pendleton.
Keshawn Perkins was 15 when he was arrested for the Nov. 4, 2011, murder of his grandmother, Hester Scott, at their home in the 8800 block of South Wallace. Perkins, now 19, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of first-degree murder at a hearing before Judge Clayton Crane, who handed down the 23-year sentence.
Charges will be dismissed against a man who spent nearly 30 years in prison for the 1984 sexual assault and murder of a 15-year-old suburban Chicago girl, Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday.
A Far South Side man fatally stabbed a woman he was in a relationship with after a day of drinking Saturday when she tried to leave with another man, prosecutors said.
In prison for killing his third wife, Drew Peterson has been charged with trying to hire a hitman to kill the prosecutor who put him there.
Steven Blanchard, 26, who was charged with first-degree murder, is accused of being the triggerman who killed Leroy Griffin. He was ordered held without bail during a brief appearance before Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil.
Joshua Poe, 26, shot Curtis Lyons in the head about 3:10 p.m. in the 3100 block of West 84th Place, authorities said. Lyons, of the 8000 block of South Richmond Street, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
The Cook County state’s attorney’s office agreed Wednesday to conduct DNA tests on blood and hair found on the body of a young boy murdered more than two decades ago.
For the first time in Cook County, cameras will be allowed inside a criminal courtroom, when a judge sentences two men convicted of killing a Chicago police officer.
Dwight Brown, 40, was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of armed robbery, police announced late Tuesday.
Vicente Mundo, 20, a resident of the Back of the Yards neighborhood in Chicago, was a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He had been missing for a week when his body was discovered on Jan. 31.
An Indonesian court decided Monday to go ahead with the trials of an American couple charged with murdering the woman’s mother while vacationing on the resort island of Bali last year.