Convicted Cop Killer Granted Early Release For 1973 MurderAfter spending more than 40 years in prison for killing a Chicago police officer in 1973, a 58-year-old man has been granted parole, enraging Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and rank-and-file officers.
Teen Shot And Killed In Morgan ParkJerome N. Harris, 17, was shot in the neck about 9 p.m. in the 1100 block of West 112th Place.
Rules Agreed To For Juvenile Detention HearingsIllinois will implement new rules to help ensure the due-process rights of juveniles in a settlement of a 2012 lawsuit that alleged hundreds of children on parole are illegally detained each year, according to recent federal court filings.
Chicago Cops To Testify Against Parole For 2 Cop KillersAnytime an inmate convicted of killing a Chicago police officer comes up for parole, officers go to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board to stand for the fallen.
Officers Travel To Springfield To Block Cop Killer's ParoleA busload of Chicago police officers headed to Springfield Thursday to oppose parole for a convicted cop killer.
Police Officers Push To Keep Cop-Killer Behind BarsA bus load of Chicago police officers and supporters is headed to Springfield this morning to try to make sure a convicted cop killer remains behind bars.
Loaded Gun, Cocaine, Missing Woman Found During Traffic StopA traffic stop of a car in Gurnee Saturday night yielded come crack cocaine, a loaded handgun and a missing, possibly endangered person -- all in the company of a man out on parole for homicide, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s office.
Murder Victim's Parents Angry Killer Set Free 10 Years EarlyA convicted killer was let out of a Florida prison Tuesday, 10 years earlier than expected. The man he murdered was a Chicago native his parents said they’re shocked and angry to hear the news of the killer's release.
Quinn Grants 75 Pardons, Clemency PetitionsA Chicago woman who was paroled 45 years ago is among dozens pardoned or granted clemency by the Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday.
Betty Loren-Maltese: Story About Gun Is FishyFederal agents found an unregistered gun in the Las Vegas home of former Cicero Town President Betty Loren-Maltese – a development that could be problematic given that she is on parole.
Man Who Killed Six Children Up For ParoleA 79-year-old Rockford man is up for parole again - 33 years after being convicted of killing all six of his children.
Murderer Patricia Columbo, 54, Denied Parole Patricia Columbo will have to wait another three years before she asks to be released from prison for the 1976 murders of her parents and younger brother.