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RTA Sues American Airlines For Dodging Taxes

The agency that oversees public transportation in Chicago is suing American Airlines for falsely claiming to buy “vast amounts of jet fuel” from a small office in a rural community to avoid paying tens of millions of dollars in taxes in the nation’s third-largest city, where the actual work is done.

03/12/2014

Benjamin Black is accused of being high on heroin when his car struck and killed an 11-year-old boy in February. (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Prosecutors: Man Was High On Heroin When He Struck, Killed 11-Year-Old Boy

A west suburban man has been charged with being under the influence of heroin when the car he was driving plowed into the rear of a second car, killing an 11-year-old boy in February.

05/07/2013

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DeKalb Man Arrested After Allowing Teen To Drive, Crash Car

A 33-year-old DeKalb man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly allowing an underage relative to drive his car, which crashed and caused minor injuries to a 5-year-old.

03/27/2013

Jack McCullough talks with CBS' "48 Hours." (CBS)

VIDEO: Cold-Case Convict Denies Killing Sycamore Girl in ’57

Fifty-four years after the crime, 72-year-old Jack McCullough was arrested for the murder of Maria Ridulph. He talks with “48 Hours.”

03/07/2013

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

Jack McCullough Sentenced To Life In Prison For 1957 Murder

A man found guilty of murdering a 7-year-old in Sycamore in 1957 was sentenced to life in prison on Monday.

12/10/2012

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

Jack McCullough Convicted In 1957 Murder Of 7-Year-Old Maria Ridulph

A judge has convicted a 72-year-old man in abduction and murder of 7-year-old Sycamore girl in 1957.

09/14/2012

Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

Judge On Friday Could Decide Verdict In ’57 Murder Case

Jack McCullough, 72, has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and killing Maria Ridulph in Sycamore on Dec. 3, 1957.

09/13/2012

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

Young Victim’s Brother Testifies In Trial For 1957 Murder

Charles Ridulph thought his 7-year-old sister, Maria, was outside playing with a friend near their Sycamore home on Dec. 3, 1957.

09/10/2012

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

Trial To Begin Monday In 1957 Slaying Of Ill. Girl

The trial of a man accused in the 1957 kidnapping and slaying of a 7-year-old Illinois girl is expected to begin Monday.

09/09/2012

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Man, Woman Dead In Suspected Murder-Suicide At Sycamore Hospital

A shooting inside a hospital in the Illinois town of Sycamore has left a man and woman dead.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

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In Plea, Attorney Admits Being A Prostitute

She’s a lawyer — and she was a hooker.

06/20/2012

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

1957 Child Murder Suspect Acquitted Of Separate Rape

A judge found a former Washington state man not guilty in 50-year-old a rape case.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

Jack McCullough Rape Trail Begins In Sycamore

A woman who accused a Seattle man of raping her 50 years ago in a small Illinois town claims he also let two other men rape her.

04/10/2012

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

1957 Sycamore Murder Suspect Opts For Bench Trial On Rape Charge

Jury selection begins Tuesday for a rape trial, for the former police officer who is also charged with kidnapping and murdering a Sycamore girl in 1957.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

Man Held In 1957 Sycamore Murder To First Face Trial On Rape Charges

The former cop charged with kidnapping and murdering a Sycamore girl in 1957 first will stand trial for raping another girl in the same town less than five years later, DeKalb County prosecutors said.

10/12/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

1957 Murder Suspect To Be Indicted On New Rape Charges

A Seattle man charged in the kidnapping and murder of a 7-year old Sycamore girl in 1957 will be in court Wednesday to face more charges.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

Suspect In 1957 Murder Charged In Separate Rape

A 71-year-old Washington man accused in the 1957 kidnapping and killing of a 7-year-old Illinois girl has been charged in a separate case with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl from the same small town.

10/02/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

Judge To Hold Hearing On Reporters’ Notes In Ridulph Case

A DeKalb County judge will hold a hearing next month to determine whether two reporters should give prosecutors their notes on jailhouse interviews with a man charged in the 1957 kidnapping and murder of a 7-year-old girl.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

1957 Sycamore Murder Suspect Arraigned

The man charged with kidnapping and killing 7-year-old Maria Ridulph more than 50 years ago made his first appearance in an Illinois courtroom on Thursday, a day after he was extradited from Seattle.

07/28/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

Man Accused In Sycamore Girl’s 1957 Murder Returned To Illinois

Late Wednesday afternoon, the Seattle man accused of the 1957 kidnapping and murder of a 7-year-old Sycamore girl was returned to Illinois to face the charges against him.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

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