Keith Martin, 47, of the 6200 block of South Rockwell is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, according to Chicago Police.
With a significant decrease in homicides from 2012 to 2013, it’s hard to continue calling Chicago the Murder Capital of America.
Tylesha G. Griffin faces one count of first-degree murder, a statement from Chicago Police said. A police source confirmed the boy was her son, Donnell Coakley.
A manhunt was underway across the Chicago area, after a domestic dispute ended in murder in far north suburban Round Lake Beach.
Police in Lake County are looking for the person who shot and killed a man in Round Lake Beach Saturday night.
Marlon Boyce, 27, is charged with first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Devonta Childress at 6:20 p.m. on July 6, 2011, Chicago Police said.
Retired Chicago Police Sgt. Thomas Wortham III recalled in court Thursday how, with a gun in each hand, he opened fire on two men who fatally shot his namesake son, also a Chicago cop, during an attempted robbery outside his Chatham neighborhood home in 2010.
DNA samples have been sent to Indiana State Police to see if they can identify two of the three unidentified women whose remains were found inside abandoned homes in Gary last month.
Bethany McKee was convicted of two counts of murder in August, in the strangling deaths of Eric Glover and Terrance Rankins, both 22, in January 2013.
Toddrique McKinnor, 40, was stabbed during a fight with his girlfriend, 45-year-old Lasoyna Steward, in the 1000 block of West 157th Place in Harvey, according to Harvey police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Tierra M. Williams, 29, of the 6600 block of South Rockwell, is charged with first-degree murder for the March 26 attack that left Anthony Morris dead in the 7000 block of South Vincennes Avenue, Chicago Police announced early Monday.
There has been a double homicide in Ford Heights – just two days after another double homicide in that south suburb.
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after he opened fire at Chicago Police officers and was then shot by police Wednesday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
In another stunning reversal in a 1982 double murder, Cook County prosecutors have thrown out the conviction of 64-year-old Alstory Simon, whose videotaped confession freed Anthony Porter from death row in 1999, approximately 48 hours before Porter was to be executed.
A week after he was held in contempt of court for refusing to speak to a judge, suspected serial killer Darren Vann politely answered the same judge’s questions, and pleaded not guilty to the murders of two women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana earlier this month.
Seven years ago Tuesday, Stacy Peterson disappeared from her home in Will County, never to be seen again, and her family said they are now reconsidering a decision to file papers to declare her legally dead.
A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday evening in northwest Indiana by a neighbor who was upset about his house being burglarized and became enraged when the teen laughed at him. On Monday, the neighbor was charged with murder.
Cliffon Johnson, 28 of the 5500 block of South Washtenaw, was charged with one count of first-degree murder, according to a police statement.
Jermaine Powell, 19 of the 5900 block of West Huron, and Joshua Grayer, 19 of the 1200 block of South Saint Louis, were each charged with first degree murder, according to a police statement.
The family of Indiana murder victim Afrikka Hardy will hold a memorial service for her next Saturday.