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Rare Trial Against Lawyer Drawing To Close In Chicago

A rare obstruction-of-justice trial of a lawyer accused of instructing clients and witnesses to lie is concluding in Chicago.

08/26/2015

Michael Jordan arrives at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, for a trial on the lawsuit he filed against the Dominick's grocery store chain. (Credit: CBS)

Jury Begins Deliberations In Jordan Vs. Dominick’s Trial

A federal jury at a civil trial in Chicago has begun deliberating on the question: What’s the market value of Michael Jordan’s name?

08/21/2015

Michael Jordan arrives at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, for a trial on the lawsuit he filed against the Dominick's grocery store chain. (Credit: CBS)

Closing Arguments Planned Friday For Jordan Vs. Dominick’s Trial

Closing arguments have been delayed a day in a federal civil trial to decide how much money a grocery-store chain owes former Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan.

08/20/2015

Michael Jordan arrives at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, for a trial on the lawsuit he filed against the Dominick's grocery store chain. (Credit: CBS)

Jordan Testifies He Would Have Said No To Dominick’s Ad

Chicago Bulls icon Michael Jordan took the stand Tuesday in his lawsuit against a now defunct supermarket chain that invoked his named without first asking him.

08/18/2015

Michael Jordan arrives at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, for a trial on the lawsuit he filed against the Dominick's grocery store chain. (Credit: CBS)

Economist Testifies Michael Jordan’s Value Higher Than Many Current Stars

More than a decade after his retirement, Michael Jordan is still one of the most popular athletes in America.

08/17/2015

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Michael Jordan’s Name Sometimes Used For Free

Dominick’s used Jordan’s name and Bulls jersey number in a 2009 ad without his permission or payment. The trial unfolding at Chicago’s federal courthouse is to determine how much the defendants should pay for the illegal use.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2015

Michael Jordan arrives at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, for a trial on the lawsuit he filed against the Dominick's grocery store chain. (Credit: CBS)

Value Of Michael Jordan’s Endorsement Deals Revealed During Trial

Former Bulls star Michael Jordan could take the stand Wednesday in his lawsuit against a now-defunct grocery store chain, over its unauthorized use of his name and image in a 2009 magazine ad.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2015

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Judge Delays Drew Peterson’s Murder-For-Hire Trial Again

The former suburban Chicago police officer is accused of trying to hire a fellow prison inmate to kill the prosecutor who helped convict him in his ex-wife’s death.

07/07/2015

Drew Peterson (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Drew Peterson Returns To Court In Murder-For-Hire Trial

Former suburban Chicago police sergeant Drew Peterson is due back in court as his trial on charges of plotting to kill a prosecutor approaches.

07/07/2015

Nicholas Sheley is serving six life sentences for a string of murders in Illinois, and faces trial for two more slayings in Missouri, where prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Man Convicted In 6 Illinois Deaths Seeks New Venue For Missouri Trial

A 35-year-old man serving life sentences for six Illinois slayings wants to move a murder trial that could lead to his execution to another place in Missouri.

07/06/2015

Sacred Heart Hospital, at 3240 W. Franklin Blvd. in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Former Sacred Heart Doctor Convicted Of One Count In Kickback Scheme

U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly found Shanin Moshiri guilty of one count in an indictment that alleged he took a $2,000 check in March 2013 as part of what prosecutors called a “sham” deal designed to steer patients to the hospital.

07/02/2015

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Judge Lets Accused Million-Dollar Toy Thief Await Trial At Northbrook Home

A Northbrook woman accused of using her long black skirt to pilfer toys across America with her husband and daughter may await trial at home, a federal judge said Thursday. But Lela Bogdanov would be wise to avoid any toy stores.

06/26/2015

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Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Deadly Crash

Joshua Enriquez apologized Tuesday for killing two women and seriously injuring two others after he intentionally rammed into their car and caused it to crash on the Northwest Side.

06/17/2015

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How’s Your Wife And Kids?: Pal Of Mobsters Convicted Of Extortion

Prosecutors accused Michael “Mickey” Davis of ordering a “break-both-legs beating” for R.J. Serpico in 2013 to collect on his $300,000 loan to Serpico and his father. Eventually, prosecutors said, Davis paid a mob associate for Serpico’s “thorough” beating. The assault, though, never happened, thanks to the feds.

06/15/2015

Drew Peterson (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Drew Peterson Granted Trial Delay In Murder-For-Hire Case

A southern Illinois judge has granted Drew Peterson’s request to delay his trial on charges that the former suburban Chicago police sergeant plotted to kill the prosecutor who helped convict him in his third wife’s death.

05/22/2015

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Man Convicted Of Trying To Hire A Hitman To Kill Witnesses Against Son

Euripides “Caca” Caguana is set to be sentenced Sept. 16 after a federal jury found him guilty late Tuesday on all four murder-for-hire counts he’s faced since his arrest in October 2013, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

05/13/2015

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Ten Years Since Girls’ Deaths, Suspect Awaits Trial

It’s now been a decade since two young girls disappeared from the far north suburbs and were later found dead.

05/11/2015

Timothy Herring (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Jury Sequestered After Failing To Reach Verdict In Double-Murder Trial

CHICAGO (STMW) — After failing to reach a verdict following six and a half hours of deliberations Tuesday night, Cook County jurors were sequestered by the judge in the Timothy Herring double-murder trial and sent […]

05/06/2015

Timothy Herring (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Cousin Of Alleged Cop Killer: He Told Me He Did It

She lowered her head, sobbed, mumbled and avoided eye contact with her cousin and the lawyers peppering her with questions. But Meosha Menzies hesitantly testified Tuesday that Timothy Herring admitted to her that he killed Chicago Police Officer Michael Flisk and former CHA cop Stephen Peters in November 2010.

04/29/2015

Chicago police Detective Dante Servin listens as Judge Dennis Porter reads his decision at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on Monday, April 20, 2015, in Chicago, for Servin's trial on manslaughter charges in the March 2012 shooting death of Rekia Boyd. The defense asked the judge for a directed verdict after the prosecution finished making its case last Thursday. Porter found Servin not guilty on all counts. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

Judge Throws Out Case Against Chicago Cop In Off-Duty Fatal Shooting

A Cook County judge has cleared a Chicago police officer of all charges in the shooting death of 22-year-old Rekia Boyd three years ago. Family members of the shooting victim were outraged.

04/20/2015

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