Man Convicted In Gang-Related Shooting Sentenced To 80 YearsReginald Royal, 39, was previously convicted of murder and aggravated battery with a firearm in connection to the shooting that killed one man and injured a Chicago Housing Authority employee, according to a statement from the State’s Attorney Office.
Final Defendant In Grisly Joliet Murder Gets Life In PrisonIllinois law required a life sentence for Adam Landerman after he was found guilty in June of the strangulation deaths of Eric Glover and Terrance Rankins, both 22. Will County Circuit Judge Amy Bertani-Tomczak on Friday handed down the sentence.
Former Social Security Employee Gets 21 Months For Check FraudGeorgia Thompson, 68, of Chicago, received $419,644 in fraudulent Social Security benefits from the checks between 1986 and 2014, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney’s office.
Two Men Get 10 Years In Prison For Fatal Police Chase And ShootingAkeem Clarke, 24; and Martel Odum, 25, pleaded guilty to robbery and unlawful vehicular invasion on Monday, according to Cook County court records.
Man Gets 7 Years For Stealing Construction Equipment, Church VanA 36-year-old Chicago man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for stealing construction vehicles in west suburban Aurora and selling a church van that wasn’t his.
Woman Gets 23 Years For Killing Baby Girl In 2012Keisha Jones, 28, was found guilty of murder during a bench trial this spring by Judge William Lacy. All of Iyonna Davis’ injuries tied to her 2012 death were inflicted within six hours before she took her last breath, authorities said at the time.
5 Years In Prison For Serial Con Man Who Scammed RiverdaleJohn Thomas felt invincible, his attorney said. He wore wires and helped the feds put powerful politicos in prison. He used drugs, guzzled four bottles of wine a day and claimed he could take down an entire bottle of vodka without feeling drunk.
Prosecutors Call Probation Sentence For 'People’s Attorney' IncorrectA jury convicted Warren Ballentine in October on six counts connected to a $10 million mortgage fraud scheme. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly sentenced Ballentine to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service.
Former State Worker Sentenced To 8 Years For Bribery, Kickback SchemeA former chief of staff to the head of Illinois’ public health department was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday in a case that involved a multimillion-dollar bribery and kickback scheme involving government grants and contracts.
Two Men Get More Than 20 Years Each For Robbing JewelerSaul Sandoval, 20, and Juan Ramos, 22, have been sentenced to decades in prison after being convicted of robbing a 70-year-old west suburban man of $30,000 worth of jewelry as he returned from a Swap-O-Rama in Chicago last year.
Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Deadly CrashJoshua Enriquez apologized Tuesday for killing two women and seriously injuring two others after he intentionally rammed into their car and caused it to crash on the Northwest Side.
Man Gets 109 Years For Two 2002 MurdersA man who was 17 years old when he fatally shot two people in separate 2002 incidents in west suburban Aurora was sentenced Friday to 109 years in prison after a life sentence was overturned.