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.
Man Gets Life In Prison For Strangling Wife And Mother-In-LawRobert Danno, 52, pleaded guilty to two counts of murder at the Bridgeview Courthouse on Friday, according to Cook County court records.
Woman Sentenced To 13 Years After Pleading Guilty To 6th DUIA woman was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to her fifth and sixth charges of DUI in northwest suburban Elgin.
Man Gets 10 Years For 2013 DUI Crash That Left Glenview Couple DeadDaniel Shmelevich, 30, pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of aggravated DUI involving an accident causing death, according to Cook County court records. Judge Lauren Gottainer Edidin sentenced Shmelevich to 10 years.
Couple Sentenced For Stealing $11 Million In State GrantsA Chicago couple was sentenced Monday for taking more than $11 million dollars in state grant funds from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Man Gets 70 Years For Killing Woman, Covering Up CrimeCircuit Judge David Carlson sentenced Brian Trainauskas to 65 years of murder for the death of Monica Timar in January 2009, and five years for concealing a homicide, according to the Will County state’s attorney’s office.
Man Sentenced For Fatal August Hit-And-Run Crash On South SideThomas Hicks pleaded guilty Monday to failure to report an accident involving death, according to Cook County court records. Judge Charles Burns sentenced him to four years in prison, but gave a boot camp recommendation.
Cook County Worker Gets 100 Days In Jail For Fatally Striking BicyclistRobert Vais, 56, pleaded guilty to aggravated driving under the influence causing a death on Sept. 16, according to Cook County court records. Judge Nicholas Fords sentenced him to 100 days in the Cook County Jail on Nov. 17.
Man Gets 55 Years For Fatal Shooting Last Year In West Garfield ParkAlexander Scott, 31, was found guilty of first-degree murder on Feb. 12 after a bench trial before Judge Charles Burns, according to Cook County court records.
Man Gets 16 Years For Selling Guns To Gang MembersWalter Freeman, 36, of Lisle, was sentenced after he was found guilty of selling revolvers and semi-automatic weapons to gang members, according to a statement from U.S. Department of Justice.
Woman Spared Incarceration For Newborn Daughter's Death On Caribbean CruiseAlicia Keir, now 24, admitted giving birth alone in a stateroom during an October 2011 cruise to St. Maarten, and never calling for medical help. She said, after the baby was born, she wrapped the child in a towel, and placed her under her bed. A cleaning crew found the body when the ship made port.
Reputed Gang Member Gets 60 Years For 1999 Murder, Kidnapping Of Broadview ManDarwin Green said when his twin brother was kidnapped from their Broadview beeper store and then murdered, his attackers “killed not only one man, but two.”