Federal Judge In Hastert Case Previously Donated $1,500 To Former CongressmanThe office of U.S. District Judge Thomas M. Durkin said the judge could not comment on any aspect of the case, including whether he might recuse himself.
Attorney: Oak Park Man Did Not Confess To Killing Girlfriend's Mom In BaliThe attorney for an Oak Park man accused of killing his girlfriend’s mother in Indonesia has disputed a report by police in Bali that his client confessed to the murder.
Feds: Traditional Probe Used In Ill. Terror CaseDefense attorney Thomas Durkin told a federal judge that he needs to know how the government compiled evidence against Adel Daoud, resulting in charges that he tried to set off what he thought was a car bomb next to a Chicago bar.
Experts Discuss Security In Wake Of Boston Marathon BombingsThe deadly Boston Marathon bombings have prompted a lot of discussion about the price of having a free society, and how much freedom Americans might have to give up to stay safe.
March Arraignment Date Set For Sen. Trotter On Gun ChargeA Cook County judge found probable cause Thursday to pursue felony gun charges against State Sen. Donne Trotter, charged with attempting to bring a firearm onto an airplane in December.
Trotter Still Wants Party Support In Bid For Jackson's Seat, Despite ArrestState Sen. Donne Trotter (D-Chicago) said Wednesday he still wants Democratic Party bosses to back him in his bid to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., despite his arrest for having a gun in his luggage at O’Hare International Airport.
Defense Attorney: Case Against Bomb Plot Suspect Is SuspiciousThe defense attorney for the 18-year-old boy from Hillside accused of trying to set off what he thought was a car bomb downtown says the government's case is suspicious.
Proposed Immigrant Detention Center Stirs Debate In CreteU.S. immigration officials have selected the south suburb as a possible new site for a lockup where hundreds could be detained. But some residents are saying “Not in my back yard,” CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
Star Athlete Charged With RapePeople who know him in Evanston call him a teddy bear. But police in Coral Gables, Florida call a former local star athlete a rape suspect.