Judge Delays Trial Of Suspect In Abduction Of Chinese WomanThe federal kidnapping trial of a man accused in the abduction of a University of Illinois scholar from China has been rescheduled.
Judge Denies Motion, Investigation Into The 1994 Rape, Murder ContinuesJudge denies motion to release Nevest Coleman, convicted of a 1994 rape and murder, saying the investigation needs to continue.
Teen Says Cop Told Him He’s ‘Lucky’ To Be Alive After Cop Shot HimAfter a Chicago police officer wounded two teens in a December 2013 shooting, he told one of them he was lucky to be alive, the teen told a federal jury Wednesday.
Feds Want To Keep DOJ Report Out Of Chicago Police Officer’s TrialThe report “would mislead the jury, and would confuse the pertinent issues” in Officer Marco Proano’s trial, prosecutors said.
Cook County Officials Call For Statewide Bail ReformCook County officials are calling for statewide bail reform, in line with a report authored by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
OEMC Dispatcher's Case To Go To Trial After Road Rage, Shooting IncidentThe 911 dispatcher charged with shooting an 18-year-old girl in a road rage incident will have her case go to trail.
Fall Trial Will Decide If Ex-Priest Daniel McCormack Can Be Committed For Sexual AbuseProsecutors and the state Attorney General’s Office have moved to have McCormack ruled a “sexually violent person.”
Feds Name-Drop West Side Pols During Fraud TrialThe feds say Franshaun Myles, the head of Divine Praise Inc., misused $60,000 her organization received from the state in 2011.
Trial Begins For Bernard Williams In Murder Of CPD Officer David BlakeBernard Williams is accused of shooting Officer David Blake as part of a plan to raid Blake’s gun safe and sell the weapons on the street.
Trial Begins For Woman Accused Of Providing Gun In Teen’s SlayingWhen Donnell Flora went to trial last year over the 2014 murder of 14-year-old Endia Martin, his lawyers blamed Vandetta Redwood for handing the murder weapon over to the accused teenage shooter. Now that Redwood is on trial, her lawyers have pointed the finger right back at Flora.
Judge Will Give Lawyers Some Of Laquan Mcdonald’s Juvenile RecordsJudge Vincent Gaughan said he will review the material and rule later on whether the records are relevant in the murder trial of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke.
Federal Prosecutors Don't Oppose Delaying Aaron Schock's TrialA preliminary trial date of Feb. 7 was set when Schock was arraigned this month, but the ex-congressman has requested a delay until July. The 35-year-old Republican from Peoria is accused of misusing government and campaign money for personal use and faces 24 criminal counts.