Teen Who Robbed Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Son Sentenced To Boot CampThe teen who robbed Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s son nearly two years ago has been sentenced to prison boot camp for two other crimes he committed while on probation for the high-profile mugging.
Man Gets 26 Years For Crash That Killed 2 ChildrenOn Tuesday, Joey Chavez, 41, who was under the influence of opiates and PCP when he slammed into the Ochoa family’s Dodge Neon, was sentenced to 26 years in prison for a DUI crash that killed Eric Ochoa Jr. and Julissa Ochoa.
Duo Sentenced In 2013 Murder In EnglewoodVictor Willis, 25; and his cousin Jamal Davis, 24, were previously convicted of the shooting death of 25-year-old John Wallace, according to a statement from the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
Man Gets Life For Murder Of Alsip Teen Who Was Carrying His BabyDeandre Minkens, 25, was convicted June 10 of murder and intentional homicide of an unborn child following a jury trial, according to Cook County court records.
Man Gets 130 Years In Prison For 2013 MurderA man who turned himself in for killing a man and seriously injuring another when he fired a gun toward his estranged wife’s boyfriend near a crowd of people in 2013 has been sentenced to 130 years in prison.
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.