No Bond For R. Kelly, Will Remain In Federal Custody On Sex Crime Charges
Unpaid Child Support Further Complicates R. Kelly's Legal TroublesThe R&B singer spent his second night behind bars after failing to come up with 10 percent of the $1 million bond set for him.
California To Become First State To Eliminate Bail For Suspects Awaiting TrialOther states including New Jersey, Alaska and New Mexico have overhauled their bail systems.
Sheriff Dart Says Gun Offenders Are Bonding Out Too EasilyCook County Sheriff Tom Dart says too many people accused of gun crimes end up back on the street, because their gangs put up bond money.
Court Officials Suggest Alleged ISIS Wannabe Could Get Out On BondMohammed Hamzah Khan, 19, of Bolingbrook, made a brief appearance in court Tuesday morning. U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Cox said she would rule whether Khan should be freed following a hearing scheduled for November 3.
Bribery Suspects Post Rubies, Diamonds To Pay BailMillionaires Jowhar Soultanali, 58, of north suburban Morton Grove, and his son Kabir Kassam, 34, of northwest suburban Wheeling, were charged last week with bribing public officials with cash, Caribbean cruises and strip club visits.
Commissioner Seeks To Help Low-Level Jail Inmates Post BondA Cook County commissioner has proposed the county help non-violent criminal defendants post their bail, in order to ease overcrowding at the jail.
Gage Park High School Students Charged After Rape Of Disabled GirlA Gage Park High School student forced a learning disabled girl to perform a sex act on him in the South Side school’s band room while his classmate acted as a lookout, Cook County prosecutors said Friday.
First Of Three Ex-Schaumburg Cops Posts Bail On Drug ChargesOne of three former Schaumburg police officers accused of stealing from drug dealers is getting out of jail today.
Cook County Court Staffer Held On $750K Bail For Allegedly Shredding Court FilesA veteran Cook County Circuit Court employee was ordered held in lieu of $750,000 bail Saturday for allegedly taking court files from work and then shredding them at her kitchen table.
Judge Provides Conrad Black With New IDA federal judge has provided a unique form of ID to convicted media mogul and former Chicago Sun-Times owner Conrad Black while he's out of prison on bail.