Man Gets 16 Years For Drunk Driving Death Of Good SamaritanShane Stokowski died trying to help the man who ended up killing him. Seeing an inebriated patron leave a West Town bar, Stokowski, 33, pleaded with the stranger who got behind the wheel: “You don’t want to do this.”
Paris Sadler Gets 25 Years For Shooting Chicago Police Officer Del PearsonParis Sadler, 24, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting Chicago Police Officer Del Pearson, a day after pleading guilty to attempted murder of a police officer.
Ex-Chicago Cop Avoids Prison For Role In Mortgage Fraud SchemeErroll Davis had pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return. In announcing that Davis would avoid prison, Judge Samuel Der-Yeghiayan noted Davis’ remorse and his cooperation with the prosecution.
Hastert Sentenced To 15 Months In Hush Money CaseCalling former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert a "serial child molester," a federal judge has sentenced him to 15 months in prison for trying to skirt banking regulations to conceal hush money payments intended to cover up sex abuse allegations from the time he was a high school wrestling coach and teacher in Yorkville decades ago.
Man Gets 25 Years For Deadly Robbery That Claimed Life Of CohortA Pullman man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Tuesday after he admitted he robbed an off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s sergeant who ended up shooting one of his accomplices during the crime.
West Englewood Man Gets 24 Years For Death Of Infant Son In 2013Arthur Carpenter, 24, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter of a family member, and aggravated battery of a child under 13 before Judge William Lacy on March 21, according to Cook County court records.
Man Gets 10 Years For Aurora BurglaryRoosevelt T. Yankaway, 23, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for breaking into a home in Aurora in December 2014.
Woman Gets 26 Years In 2013 Murder Of South Shore InfantA woman has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for the death of a 9-month-old child in her care in the South Shore neighborhood in 2013.
Man Sentenced To 100 Years For Shooting Two Cops In 2011Judge Nicholas Ford sentenced Alvis Holley, a member of the Black Souls gang, for the July 18, 2011 shooting in a West Garfield Park alley, according to a statement from the state’s attorney’s office.
Officer Aldo Brown Gets Two Years For Beating Caught On VideoChicago police officer Aldo Brown was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for using excessive force in a beating that was captured by a security camera at a South Side convenience store.
Man Who Freed 2,000 Minks From Fur Farm Sentenced To 3 YearsAn animal-rights activist who helped release 2,000 minks and vandalize an Illinois fur farm has been sentenced to three years in federal prison — but already has been locked up for nearly that long.
Trucker Gets 2 Years For Crash That Killed State TrooperAndrew Bokelman, 28, pleaded guilty to violating motor vehicle safety laws in Skokie branch court Friday, according to Cook County court records.