Judge Acquits Chicago Lawyer Of Coaching LiesThe acquittal was an unusual defeat for federal prosecutors who win convictions in an overwhelming percentage of trials.
Video Camera Monitors Cook County Murder TrialAfter a week of testimony on what happened leading up to a deadly police chase, a verdict may be near. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports.
Jury Convicts Rep. Smith Of Accepting $7,000 BribeFollowing approximately 4 hours of deliberations, a federal jury has convicted state Rep. Derrick Smith of bribery and extortion charges.
Whittier Fieldhouse Protesters Acquitted Of TrespassingThey were arrested when they tried to stop the demolition of the Whittier Elementary School fieldhouse -- known as La Casita -- which came without warning.
African-American Familes Not Optimistic After Zimmerman AcquittalCBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot talks to parents and their sons about life after a jury finds neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin.
Jackson, Pfleger Urge Restraint When Verdict Comes In Trayvon Martin Case Spiritual leaders and parents who have lost children to gun violence pleaded for peace Friday in anticipation of a verdict in the Trayvon Martin case.
Ealy Found Guilty In Burger King Strangling Case Jurors deliberated for a little more than three hours Friday before finding James Ealy guilty on one count of first-degree murder in the death of 45-year-old Mary Hutchison.
Federal Judge Preserves 'Code Of Silence' Verdict A judge on Thursday refused to toss a jury verdict that suggested Chicago police adhere to a code of silence in protecting rogue officers, citing its "social value" despite claims by the city that the verdict could cost Chicago millions in other litigation.
Judge Delays Ruling On Request To Vacate 'Code Of Silence' VerdictA judge is delaying a ruling on whether to set aside a federal jury’s verdict that a “code of silence” protected ex-cop Anthony Abbate during an investigation into his beating of bartender Karolina Obrycka in 2007.
Law Professors Ask Judge Not To Toss Jury's 'Code Of Silence' VerdictTwo law professors who have brought police misconduct cases against the city have asked a federal judge to reject Mayor Rahm Emanuel's effort to set aside a jury's judgment that a "code of silence" exists in the Chicago Police Department.
City, Bartender Reach Agreement On Abbate Beating, Ask Judge To Vacate VerdictThe city of Chicago and a female bartender beaten by a Chicago cop five years ago are asking a federal judge to set aside the judgment in the lawsuit stemming from the videotaped bar beating.
Judge On Friday Could Decide Verdict In '57 Murder CaseJack McCullough, 72, has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and killing Maria Ridulph in Sycamore on Dec. 3, 1957.