Kankakee County Prosecutors Continue Probe Of Jail EscapeThe Kankakee County State's Attorney’s office was reviewing mountains of evidence, as authorities try to piece together exactly how a convicted killer escaped the county jail, and made it to Chicago before he was captured.
Convicted Killer Captured In Chicago After Escape From Kankakee JailOfficers responding to a call of a suspicious person about 9 p.m. in the 9200 block of South Stony Island found escapee Kamron T. Taylor, who led them on a brief foot chase, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Reward Up To $7,500 For Arrest Of Kankakee FugitiveAuthorities have increased the reward for information leading to the arrest of a convicted killer who escaped from a Kankakee jail earlier this week.
Police Believe 'Someone Is Helping' Escaped Kankakee ConvictA massive manhunt continued early Thursday in central Illinois, a day after a 23-year-old convicted killer escaped from a Kankakee County jail by overpowering a guard and donning his uniform.
Escaped Kankakee Convict Still At LargeA manhunt was underway in Kankakee County on Wednesday, after a convicted killer escaped from the county jail.
Killer Cut Secret Deal To Defend Chicago Cops, Defense Attorney AllegesEarl Hawkins is a convicted killer whose lawyer once bribed a judge to try to beat a double murder case. State and federal prosecutors vowed that he wouldn’t get out of prison until he was in his 70s.
Three Men, Including Convicted Killer, Charged In Little Village Burglary RingPolice believe the three are responsible for a 16-month string of burglaries from Little Village homes, businesses, and garages.
Police: Convicted Killer Who Sued Over Jail Conditions Threatened CopA convicted murderer who took the lead in a federal lawsuit claiming a “sadistic culture of brutality and violence” in the Cook County Jail has been charged with threatening to shoot up a Chicago Police officer’s North Side home if she testified against him.
Officer's Son Wants Youth Baseball Board Ousted For Letting Cop Killer CoachJoey Mathews can still name all five men convicted of killing his father, Chicago Police Officer John Mathews, in Hegewisch 26 years ago, and he's furious one of them has been coaching youth baseball in the same neighborhood, years after finishing his prison sentence.
Citing Ill Health, Convicted Killer Seeks Reduced SentenceArthur Manning stabbed Naromi Mannery three times outside a home where Manning lived, but Manning has long maintained he was trying to protect himself after Mannery refused to leave and became physically aggressive.
Stateville Inmate Convicted Of Murder Dies In CustodyDerrick Steele had been serving a 70-year sentence at Stateville after being convicted of murder and attempted armed robbery in 1998.