A convicted sex offender was expected in court Wednesday, charged with killing one of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend.
Selena Strong, 26, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, two counts of neglect of a dependent, and battery in the death of Brandon Dillon, who was found dead Sept. 30 on an air mattress in the apartment where he lived with Strong, her husband, Bernard Dillon, 37, Brandon’s twin sister and infant sister.
A north suburban man pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for the deaths of his wife and mother.
A convicted sex offender who allegedly confessed to at least seven murders in northwest Indiana has told police his crimes date back as long as two decades.
Reginald Potts was arrested just three months after the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend Nailah Franklin in 2007. He’s yet to go to trial. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Three men have been charged with murder for the death of a still-unidentified man found beaten and strangled in a Dumpster on the Northwest Side on Tuesday morning.
A year after her son was murdered, a south suburban woman still lives in fear. She’s afraid two of his killers are targeting her.
A jury in September found John Wilson Jr. guilty in the murder of Kelli O’Laughlin. Prosecutors said the 14-year-old Lyons Township High School freshman interrupted Wilson as he was burglarizing her Indian Head Park home.
About 10:50 p.m., officers found the 37-year-old lying face-down in a pool of blood inside the home in the 4300 block of West Lexington Street, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
Clarence Sams, 24, has been charged with first-degree murder and robbery, in connection with the death of 88-year-old Arthur Hearn.
Joshua Miner, 26, was charged with the murders of Terrance Rankins and Eric Glover, both 22, whose bodies were found by police Jan. 10, 2013 on the second floor of a home at 1121 N. Hickory St. His sentencing is set for Nov. 12. He faces a mandatory term of life in prison.
Dahvie Holmes, 20, of the 7600 block of South South Shore Drive, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the Sept. 30 shooting death of 16-year-old Camerion Blair, authorities said.
Skokie police have released the person they say pulled the trigger in the fatal shooting of a Niles North High School student last month. The Cook County State’s Attorney’s office did not think there was enough evidence at this time to charge him, according to Skokie police officials.
Antoine Reynolds, 28, of the 5600 block of South Shields, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 18-year-old Devonta Childress, records show.
Anthony Davis, 33, of the 4300 block of West Flournoy Street, is charged with first-degree murder in the Sept. 20 shooting death of 16-year-old Cortez Rivers in the West Garfield Park neighborhoood, authorities said.
Robert Smith, 21, of the 7600 block of South Coles Avenue, is charged with first-degree murder in the Sept. 30 shooting death of 16-year-old Camerion Blair, authorities said.
A 29-year-old man has been charged with the murder and robbery of an 88-year-old barber, described by those who knew him as a pillar of the community.
Indonesian police investigating the death of a Chicago woman whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase say the woman’s daughter told them her boyfriend killed her mother after she used a racial slur against him.
The boyfriend of a Chicago woman found strangled in a south suburban waterway in 2009 is now charged in her death, authorities announced Wednesday.
A Northwest Side man accused of viciously stabbing his live-in girlfriend and 7-year-old daughter to death nearly decapitated his child and plunged a knife so deep into the girl’s chest, the blade came out of her back, Cook County prosecutors said.