Chicago Federal Jury Convicts Investment Manager Of FraudProsecutors allege he told victims their cash would be placed in the stock market and used in other investments, but that he instead pocketed the money for personal use. Prosecutors say he sent investors bogus account statements.
75-Year-Old Man Sentenced For Illinois Bank FraudThe banks involved were in Benton, Carbondale, Effingham, Greenville, Mount Vernon and Nashville.
Man Gets 80 Years For 1985 Rape, Murder Of Glen Ellyn TeenMichael Jones was sentenced to 80 years in prison after pleading guilty to the 1985 murder of 15-year-old Kristy Wesselman in Glen Ellyn.
Man Pleads Guilty To 1985 Rape, Murder Of Glen Ellyn TeenProsecutors say a Champaign man has pleaded guilty in the 1985 death of a teenage girl who left her suburban Chicago home to go to the store and never returned.
Naperville Woman Found Guilty Of Fatally Stabbing 2 KidsElzbieta Plackowska, 45, murdered her 7-year-old son and a 5-year-old girl she was babysitting in 2012.
Judge Denies Motion, Investigation Into The 1994 Rape, Murder ContinuesJudge denies motion to release Nevest Coleman, convicted of a 1994 rape and murder, saying the investigation needs to continue.
Batavia Man Convicted Of Pushing, Injuring 13-Year-OldA west suburban man was convicted Tuesday and is now facing prison time for violently pushing a 13-year-old to the ground outside of a public library last summer in Batavia.
Man’s Double-Murder Conviction Vacated, Granted New TrialJose Maysonet says he was forced to confess to murder by a Chicago detective who savagely beat him. On Oct. 26, 2016, he had his conviction vacated and was granted a new trial.
Former Illinois State Trooper Convicted In Girlfriend's 2012 MurderA jury found 34-year-old Brian Himber guilty of first-degree murder for shooting and killing 29-year-old Tracy Mays in west suburban Westchester in July 2012, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
Appeals Court Tosses Some Blagojevich Convictions, Vacates Prison SentenceA federal appeals court has thrown out some of the convictions against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, and tossed out his 14-year prison sentence.
Jury Convicts Fourth Defendant In 2013 Joliet Double MurderA Will County jury deliberated for about 90 minutes Monday before finding 21-year-old Adam Landerman guilty in the strangulation deaths of Eric Glover and Terrance Rankins, both 22.
Chicago Activist Gets 18 Months For Hiding Israel Bombing ConvictionA Palestinian immigrant who hid an Israeli terrorism conviction from U.S. authorities when she moved to the Chicago suburbs in the 1990s has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison and will likely be deported to Jordan upon her release.
Doctor's Fondling Victim Grateful Physician Has Lost His LicenseNovember 2011: Stacy Rowland was being treated for a serious flare-up of her multiple sclerosis. Her doctor, at Advocate Christ Medical Center, was Rajat Prakash. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
East Chicago Man Wants Murder Conviction TossedAn East Chicago Imperial Gangsters member says his racketeering and murder conviction should be tossed partly because he thinks one of his jurors has ties to a rival gang.
Suburban Woman To Go To Trial For Lying About Israeli Bombing ConvictionRasmieh Yousef Odeh of Evergreen Park turned down a plea agreement last week in Detroit federal court and fired her attorney. Her new lawyer, Michael Deutsch, has made a career of representing political activists.