Former City Official Gets 10 Years In Red Light Camera Bribery CaseA former Chicago transportation official has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of taking bribes to steer $100 million in red-light camera contracts to a company in Phoenix.
Swim Coach Gets 18 Years For Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Girl, 13A 61-year-old man was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl he had hired to help him teach swim classes in the Irving Park neighborhood.
Woman Gets 18 Years For Pushing Grandson To Murder GrandfatherJanet Strickland encouraged 23-year-old William Strickland to shoot his namesake grandfather six times in the back as the 72-year-old walked out of their home in the 400 block of East 95th Street to grab a bus to his weekly dialysis treatment on March 2, 2013, according to Cook County prosecutors.
Motorcyclist Gets 3 Years For Fatal Lake Shore Drive CrashCharles Lyons of Evergreen Park pleaded guilty to reckless homicide and aggravated reckless driving resulting in bodily harm Tuesday before Judge Maura Slattery Boyle, according to Cook County court records.
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.