Gang Informant Built Case Against Black Souls, Did Crimes On The SideAs his FBI handler testified last week before Alex Williams took the stand, informants seldom are Boy Scouts.
Black Souls Racketeering Trial Opens, Set To Last More Than 2 MonthsCook County prosecutors allege the gang was behind a multimillion-dollar drug business and at least six murders.
In Court, Mel Reynolds Claims Scheme To Bribe Zimbabwe Dictator MugabeReynolds said a clout-heavy Chicago businessman tried to use a partnership with Reynolds to funnel bribes to officials in Zimbabwe.
Willie Wilson Says He Paid Mel Reynolds Thousands To Consult In AfricaWilson took the stand in federal court on the first day of Reynolds’ trial on misdemeanor charges alleging he failed to file his tax returns
Mel Reynolds’ Misdemeanor Tax Case Finally Headed To TrialReynolds is preparing to defend himself at trial starting Monday, where he may find himself questioning prominent Chicagoans under oath.
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.”

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