DeKalb County Prosecutors Say Conviction In 1957 Cold Case Murder Should Be OverturnedProsecutors in DeKalb County have said the conviction of a 76-year-old man in the 1957 murder of a 7-year-old girl, because newly obtained phone records show he could not possibly have abducted her.
Joliet Helps Keep Penny Parking Alive And Well In SycamoreFar west suburban Sycamore is one of the few places left where a penny still buys you a legal parking space, but Sycamore Police parking enforcement officer Giovanni Serra said it’s getting harder to maintain their penny parking meters.
Wandering Black Bear Could Be Headed Back To WisconsinChris Young, spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, said it appears the bear is making a loop -- down from Wisconsin; through Winnebago, Boone, DeKalb, and Ogle counties; then apparently back northwest.
RTA Sues American Airlines For Dodging TaxesThe 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.
Prosecutors: Man Was High On Heroin When He Struck, Killed 11-Year-Old BoyA 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.
DeKalb Man Arrested After Allowing Teen To Drive, Crash CarA 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.
VIDEO: Cold-Case Convict Denies Killing Sycamore Girl in '57Fifty-four years after the crime, 72-year-old Jack McCullough was arrested for the murder of Maria Ridulph. He talks with "48 Hours."
Jack McCullough Sentenced To Life In Prison For 1957 MurderA man found guilty of murdering a 7-year-old in Sycamore in 1957 was sentenced to life in prison on Monday.
Jack McCullough Convicted In 1957 Murder Of 7-Year-Old Maria RidulphA judge has convicted a 72-year-old man in abduction and murder of 7-year-old Sycamore girl in 1957.
Judge On Friday Could Decide Verdict In '57 Murder CaseJack McCullough, 72, has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and killing Maria Ridulph in Sycamore on Dec. 3, 1957.
Young Victim’s Brother Testifies In Trial For 1957 MurderCharles Ridulph thought his 7-year-old sister, Maria, was outside playing with a friend near their Sycamore home on Dec. 3, 1957.
Trial To Begin Monday In 1957 Slaying Of Ill. GirlThe trial of a man accused in the 1957 kidnapping and slaying of a 7-year-old Illinois girl is expected to begin Monday.