Michael Orozco was on his way to an ice cream shop with friends about 4:30 p.m. on April 7, 2013, when he was shot in the chest in the 2200 block of South Leavitt, Chicago Police said at the time. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he died less than an hour later.
It’s now been a decade since two young girls disappeared from the far north suburbs and were later found dead.
Several men were breaking into cars parked at the Tan Tar A Apartments at 150 E. 59th Ave. in Merrillville, Ind., at 5:11 a.m. when they saw Cecil Pendleton Jr. and tried to rob him as he was getting in his van to go to work.
Police in Northwest Indiana are looking for the men who shot and killed a 55-year-old Merrillville man as he was leaving home for work early this morning.
A jury returned a guilty verdict against a man who killed a Chicago police evidence technician and housing authority officer in 2010 as the tech investigated a car burglary on the Southeast Side.
CHICAGO (STMW) — After failing to reach a verdict following six and a half hours of deliberations Tuesday night, Cook County jurors were sequestered by the judge in the Timothy Herring double-murder trial and sent […]
Minutes after a jury returned guilty verdicts for 21-year-old Juan Barraza, Cook County Judge Stanley Sacks convicted 19-year-old Luis Hernandez for Aliyah Shell’s murder.
A Cook County judge said courts got it right the first time when they sentenced a 14-year-old to life in prison for a double murder in 1990, and again sentenced the now-38-year-old convict to life at a re-sentencing mandated by a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Attorneys for Adolfo Davis, now 38, have asked a Cook County judge to release him from prison, but prosecutors have said he deserves to spend the rest of his life behind bars for a double murder in 1990, despite his age at the time of the shooting.
An Oklahoma man has been charged with strangling a man nearly 16 years ago in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Back in 2013, Timothy Jones led police on a car chase that ended when a police car hit the victim’s vehicle. Killed in the crash was 57-year-old Jacqueline Reynolds.
Todd Mandoline, 26, was sentenced to 27 years for murder and 12 years for aggravated arson, sentences that will run consecutively, prosecutors said.
Enrique L. Torres, 31, was convicted of attempted murder in August 2014 in connection with an April 2007 shooting in Aurora, according to a statement from the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.
She lowered her head, sobbed, mumbled and avoided eye contact with her cousin and the lawyers peppering her with questions. But Meosha Menzies hesitantly testified Tuesday that Timothy Herring admitted to her that he killed Chicago Police Officer Michael Flisk and former CHA cop Stephen Peters in November 2010.
The Bolingbrook Police Pension Board was meeting Friday to determine whether to revoke the pension of former police sergeant and convicted killer Drew Peterson.
Myron Mason, of the 8600 block of South Kingston, was charged with first-degree murder Wednesday night in the death of Mechelle Lewis. Prosecutors said Mason was angry because he believed the victim gave him a sexually transmitted disease.
A longtime criminal defense attorney said Monday’s acquittal of a Chicago police officer in the off-duty shooting of an unarmed woman appears to be the result of prosecutors giving the officer a break.
The Denpasar District Court sentenced Tommy Schaefer to 18 years in prison and Heather Mack to 10 years for intentionally killing Sheila von Wiese-Mack while vacationing last August. The badly battered body was found stuffed in a suitcase inside the trunk of a taxi at the St. Regis Bali Resort.
A 36-year-old Gary, Ind. woman has been charged with murder, kidnapping and criminal confinement in the death of a 23-year-old Anderson woman police believe she duped into believing she was a child-welfare worker.
As a young woman from Chicago awaits a verdict from an Indonesian court in the killing of her mother, she’s moving to transfer part of her $1.3 million trust fund to her newborn daughter.