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.
Police have arrested the man they believe is the main assailant in the brutal murder of a Humboldt Park construction worker whose body was dismembered and buried.
Sources tell CBS 2 the grandmother, who immigrated from Poland decades ago, has mental health problems.
A man was charged Tuesday with murdering a Wheaton woman who was found stabbed to death in a park in west suburban Glen Ellyn.
Bond was set at $10 million for a University of Illinois student charged in connection with the murder of this ex-girlfriend.
A Friday autopsy determined Demari Brown died from multiple blunt force injuries and child abuse, and the death was ruled a homicide,
The incoming U.S. attorney for Chicago faces increasing pressure to help make streets safer, rather than go after crooked politicians.
Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago
A former clerk from Ma & Pa’s Corner Store in Beach Park gave dramatic testimony Wednesday that Montago Suggs, currently on trial for the shooting death of a Waukegan store clerk, pointed a gun at his head and tried to shoot him, but the gun did not fire.
A jury on Tuesday found a southwest suburban man guilty of murder for the beating death of a 9-month-old boy he was babysitting in October 2008, the Herald-News is reporting.
April Dixon was found dead with multiple stab wounds about 7:10 p.m. inside the apartment in the 3500 block of South Rhodes Avenue.
Robert Danno, 50, and Jose Fernardo Martinez-Hernandez, 24, are accused of strangling Danno’s wife and her elderly mother in Chicago.
When a skeletal Andre Ford was wheeled into court last week, even prosecutors said the ailing man was too frail to beat the 8-year-old daughter he is accused of murdering, but what Ford couldn’t do with his hands, he allegedly did with his mouth.
Matthew A. Dubose, is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Cardereon Priester on Sept. 10.
A defense motion to exclude portions of an interrogation in which Suggs admits to stealing a car to escape the murder scene, and other statements in which says he has stolen other cars, was denied Monday
Gary Allyn Warwick, 62, of Portage, had signed a waiver of his rights to a formal hearing before appearing in Porter Superior Court via video link from the Porter County Jail.