Hobos ‘Super Gang’ Leader Up For Sentencing; Feds Want LifeGregory "Bowlegs" Chester’s attorney maintains he was simply a run-of-the-mill drug dealer who ran with bad and “perhaps even evil people.”
Grandmother Sentenced To Life In Prison For Brutal Murder Of 8-Year-Old Gizzell FordHelen Ford, the West Side woman convicted of killing her 8-year-old granddaughter, was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison.
Feds Seek 9 To 11 Years For Man Tied To Bali Suitcase MurderFederal prosecutors are recommending a prison sentence between nine and 11 years for a man tied to the murder of a Chicago socialite in Bali
Tough-Talking Reputed Mobster Gets 7 Years For ATM ScamWhen Gheorgui Martov’s sentence is complete, he is likely to be deported to Bulgaria, where he was born and raised.
Former Schools CEO Byrd-Bennett To Be Sentenced In Bribery CaseBarbara Byrd-Bennett, 67, faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to mail fraud.
Feds: $1M Stolen From Field Museum Funded Luxury Cars, JewelryFederal prosecutors say the woman who stole nearly $1 million from the Field Museum while working there for a decade used the money to buy expensive clothing, watches, handbags and to drive “one luxury car after another.”
Feds: Solomon Helped ‘Lay The Foundation’ For Byrd-Bennett To Head CPSFederal prosecutors say that the mastermind of the contracting scandal that ousted Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett helped “lay the foundation” for her to take power so she’d be positioned to steer them lucrative contracts.
Decade In Prison Urged For Millionaire-Turned-CriminalFederal prosecutors are seeking a maximum 10-year prison sentence for Thaddeus “T.J.” Jimenez, who became a multimillionaire in a wrongful conviction lawsuit against the city and went on to become a ruthless Chicago gang leader.
Feds Urge 9 Years In Prison For Gary Solomon In CPS ScamFederal prosecutors want a judge to send Gary Solomon, the mastermind of a brazen contract-steering scheme at Chicago Public Schools, to prison for nine years.
Judge Delays Sentencing For Hobos Member Groggy From MedsByron "B-Rupt" Brown was still slurring and slightly unsteady on his feet as he stood in front of U.S. District Judge James Tharp Jr. six hours after taking the medication, so the judge postponed the sentencing a week despite protests from Brown and his attorney, Gregory Mitchell.
Man Found Guilty Of 2015 Sexual Assault Of Elderly Westmont WomanTevin Rainey, 23, whose last known address was in Woodridge, was found guilty after a six-day bench trial.
Man Gets 60 Years For Murder Of Roommate On West Side In 2014Erick Sanders has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for fatally shooting his roommate. He was was found guilty of murder Dec. 13.