CHICAGO (STMW) – While a north suburban neighborhood remained in shock Monday over the death of an 11-year-old girl, some neighbors also expressed surprise to learn that Raasania Coley had been living on their block. […]
A man and woman were each charged with two counts of first-degree murder for their roles in a fatal home invasion in the Norwood Park neighborhood that left a resident and one of the robbers’ accomplices dead.
A mother has been charged with the murder of her 11-year-old daughter in Waukegan.
Paris “Poleroski” Poe, 31, allegedly gunned down informant Keith Daniels, 27, in front of Daniels’ young son and girlfriend last year, just days after Daniels was unmasked as a federal informant.
-An apartment laundry room became a murder scene Wednesday in Joliet and police say they captured murder suspect Drumaine McKinley-hiding after making the grisly discovery.
Chilling text messages were revealed in court Wednesday in the murder trial of John Wilson Jr.
A Zion man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Tuesday for murdering his former girlfriend’s 5-month-old baby last summer and disposing of his body in a garbage dumpster.
An Avondale man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of caretaker Erenbira Pimentel-Hernandez Wednesday morning in the Albany Park neighborhood.
The city of Chicago closed the first eight months of 2014 with the fewest murder to date, since 1963.
A Will County judge has convicted a 20-year-old woman of two counts of murder for her role in a grisly 2013 double slaying in Joliet.
Two felons have joined five other defendants in a major racketeering case targeting an Outfit-connected crew accused of home invasions, armed robberies, burglaries, insurance fraud, prostitution, arson and a plot to murder a witness.
They made their name robbing NBA stars and slaying federal informants, authorities say. But the Hobos, an ultra violent Chicago “supergang,” suffered a heavy blow Wednesday when a middle-ranking member confessed to his role in five murders — and vowed to help the government convict his former bosses.
Rich Schmelzer, 41, was arrested by federal marshals Monday afternoon at his home in Frisco, Texas. According to Kane County prosecutors, Schmelzer traveled to East Dundee last month and fatally stabbed his 85-year-old grandmother, Mildred “Dodie” Darrington, on July 18.
A man was denied bond Saturday for allegedly opening fire on a group of people gathered on an Austin neighborhood porch — killing one and wounding three others last month on the West Side.
Federal prosecutors said the gang’s violent crimes are numerous, including allegations they regularly moved hundreds of pounds of illicit drugs and killed at least two people.
Amin Williams didn’t pull the trigger, but he was with his friend Shaunte Robertson when Robertson shot two men for laughing at him when they saw him getting beaten up a few days before, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Glen Runk said.
The day after 9-year-old Antonio Smith was shot to death in the back yard of an apartment building in the south side Grand Crossing neighborhood, several hundred people filled the yard Thursday night to offer prayers and demand action.
Police investigating an American couple suspected of killing the woman’s mother at a resort hotel on Indonesia’s Bali island said Thursday the three had a disagreement over who was paying for the rooms, but that a motive for the crime has not been established.
Haposan Sihombing, an Indonesian lawyer assigned by Bali police, said Heather Mack and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, are still refusing to talk to investigators.
As authorities in Indonesia investigate the asphyxiation death of a Chicago woman whose body was stuffed in a suitcase in Bali, a picture has begun emerging of a long history of bad blood between her and her daughter, who has been arrested in her death.