A northwest Indiana man has been charged with a gang-related killing in Hammond last year, and prosecutors say his mother threatened a witness on Thursday.
A purported Latin Saint allegedly shot a member of his gang who was a witness in a pending case, authorities said.
The rise and fall of one of a key Illinois political insider and power broker now behind bars on corruption charges is the basis for a new theater production in Chicago this fall.
Willie Louis was considered an unsung hero of the civil rights movement for testifying against the two white men charged with killing Till.
A Naperville pastor who testified against Drew Peterson in his murder trial is using his notoriety for a higher purpose.
Stephanie Edwards, a singer known as “Sparkle,” was the prosecution’s key witness against Kelly and the aunt the minor he allegedly videotaped during a sexual encounter.
A friend of the man charged with killing Jennifer Hudson’s family members helped prosecutors fill in some gaps in their case on Monday, telling jurors about seeing William Balfour with the alleged murder weapon, and about a panicked phone call on the day of the murders.
A day after former Gov. Rod Blagojevich reports to prison to begin his 14-year sentence on corruption charges next week, his former chief of staff will be in front of a federal judge, making his plea for leniency for his role in the Blagojevich case.
A defense attorney for Rod Blagojevich drew some harsh criticism from the judge at the former governor’s corruption retrial on Monday for repeatedly asking questions that the judge had already ruled were “out of bounds.”
A Cook County Jail inmate has been charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill a witness as he awaited trial on a burglary charge, authorities said.
A prominent businessman who figured in the corruption trial of former Governor Rod Blagojevich is free on bond following arrest on a retail theft charge.
Expert says eyewitnesses can be overrated.