A man serving two life sentences for two killings was back in court Monday to stand trial in the deaths of four others, including a young boy.
The 34-year-old Sheley pleaded not guilty in the deaths of 29-year-old Brock Branson; 20-year-old Kilynna Blake; her 2-year-old son, Dayan; and 25-year-old Kenneth Ulve.
After Torolan Williams and his friend robbed and murdered five people at a house party on the South Side, he turned to his partner in crime and laughed, Cook County prosecutors said. “That was some crazy s—!” Williams allegedly joked.
Billy Varner, 55, is charged with first-degree murder for allegedly killing his wife with a machete and then suffocating his mother last October
Quentin Moore has been charged in the murders of three people in Aurora: the 2001 killings of Larry Postelwaite and Sharon Paulette, and the 2005 beating death of Jorge Caro.
Gunned down last year in front of his terrified young son and girlfriend within days of being unmasked as a cooperating witness, Keith Daniels helped police solve one of Chicago’s highest-profile murders of 2011 — the botched drive-by shooting of an innocent bystander, 13-year-old Darius “Bay Bay” Brown.
Officials hope the theft of government funds case against former North Chicago Police Chief Michael Newsome will be concluded this summer after the latest in a series of delays has resulted in a new trial date of June 6.
Allan Kustok, 63, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife Anita “Jeanie” Kustok on Sept. 29, 2010. Prosecutors have said Kustok shot his wife as she laid in bed, but the defense claims she killed herself.
The prosecution rested in the murder trial of Orland Park busienssman Allan Kustok Thursday afternoon, but the defense did not, as expected, immediately call the alleged killer’s daughter — former Comcast Sports Network broadcaster Sarah Kustok.
Guye and her boyfriend, Terrance Gee, 26, of Michigan City, were arrested for drug trafficking in Oklahoma, after police there found 48 pounds of marijuana in a suitcase in their rental car.
An Indiana judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in the murder trial of a Gary man accused of beating to death a 60-year-old neighbor whose dog he walked.
The star prosecution witness in the Allan Kustok murder trial testified Tuesday that a close-range gunshot was the likely source of blood spatter found on the front side of Kustok’s clothes on the morning his wife died.
On Wednesday, as one of the biggest financial fraud trials in Chicago history began, federal prosecutors pointed the finger of blame at Sentinel Management Group’s CEO Eric Bloom, who they said “cheated and defrauded” his clients for years.
In court proceedings over the past week, Allan Kustok’s defense attorneys have taken pains to portray Jeanie Kustok as a paranoid wreck who was terrified that someone would invade the couple’s alarm-protected Orland Park home.
While Orland Park detectives peppered Allan Kustok with questions about the shooting death of his wife, several text messages from a potential paramour were sent to his cellphone, requesting an extramarital rendezvous
The young woman was waiting for a visit from a college friend when she said a middle-aged attorney she never met burst into her W Lakeshore Chicago hotel room and sexually assaulted her.
Allan Kustok lived an apparent double life, maintaining the outward façade of a suburban family man, while carousing and womanizing on the sly, prosecutors said.
Steve Mandell admitted he could be heard on audio tapes talking about killing, draining the blood and even dismembering one of the men he says he was hired to investigate. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
Opening statements scheduled for Thursday morning in Allan Kustok’s murder trial have been postponed until Friday after defense attorney Rick Beuke slipped on ice outside the courthouse
Lake Superior Court jurors on the road-rage murder trial of a former Cook County, Ill., correctional officer heard how evidence was collected at the scene where the victim’s car crashed into a gas pump.