Prosecutors: Murder Defendant's Mom Threatened WitnessA 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.
Prosecutors: Man Shot Fellow Gang Member For Being Witness In Court Case A purported Latin Saint allegedly shot a member of his gang who was a witness in a pending case, authorities said.
New Play Tells Sordid Tale Of Convicted Politial Insider Stuart LevineThe 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.
Witness To Emmett Till Murder Dies At Age 76Willie Louis was considered an unsung hero of the civil rights movement for testifying against the two white men charged with killing Till.
Pastor Who Testified In Peterson Trial Fights Domestic ViolenceA Naperville pastor who testified against Drew Peterson in his murder trial is using his notoriety for a higher purpose.
R. Kelly Trial Witness Finds Peace, Returns To MusicStephanie 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.
Witness Tells Of Call From Suspect In Jennifer Hudson Family MurdersA 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.
Blagojevich's Former Top Aide Seeking Probation At SentencingA 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.
Judge: Blago Lawyer's Questions 'Out Of Bounds'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."
CPS Student Charged With Murder For Hire PlotA 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.
Blagojevich Trial Witness Arrested For ShopliftingA prominent businessman who figured in the corruption trial of former Governor Rod Blagojevich is free on bond following arrest on a retail theft charge.
How Could Dorian Witness Get It So Wrong? Expert says eyewitnesses can be overrated.