Exoneration Project Files Suit Over Concerns That DNA Evidence Is Not Making It Back To Wrongful ConvictsDNA is supposed to be the key to cracking criminal cases and exonerating those who are wrongfully convicted. But what if those DNA hits never get to the right people?
Cook County State's Attorney's Office Employee Tests Positive For CoronavirusThe Cook County State’s Attorney’s office on Monday announced one of its staff has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Dixmoor Police Commander Accused Of Beating Woman, 66; Police Chief Father Says State's Attorney Misrepresented FactsA police commander in Dixmoor stood charged Wednesday with dragging and beating a 66-year-old woman at the south suburb’s own police station this past fall.
With Rise In Shoplifting, Some Retailers Criticize State's Attorney's Approach; Prosecutors Defend PolicyThe CBS 2 Morning Insiders have discovered thefts from stores have been on the rise in Chicago for years – up 34 percent since the start of 2015.
In New Filing, Smollett's Attorneys Say Police Choice To Hold Costly Investigation Was Not His FaultIn a court filing Wednesday, attorneys for Jussie Smollett reiterated their claims of his innocence -- but claimed that if he had made false statements about being the victim of a hate crime, there was no way he could have known or controlled how extensively police would investigate or how much it would cost.
Jussie Smollett's Attorneys Claim There's Police Evidence Supporting He Was Victim Of Attack, But Don't Specify FurtherJussie Smollett’s team now claims there is evidence to support their client’s innocence. But it is unclear what that evidence actually is.
State's Attorney Drops Case For Third Man Wanted In Candice Dickerson MurderTwo men were have already been charged with murder in the slaying of a mother in front of her two kids in April, and now, a third man wanted in connection with the murder has been let off the hook.
Prosecutor In Laquan McDonald Case Won't Seek Re-ElectionKane County State's Attorney Joseph McMahon, the special prosecutor in the case of Jason Van Dyke who was convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald, says he won't seek re-election.
Another Kim Foxx Staffer Resigns Amid Sussie Smollett FalloutWhile Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx is still dealing with the Jussie Smollett case aftermath, another one of her staffers has left.
Prosecutors Say 5,700 Cases Dropped Similarly To Jussie Smollett's; But One Such Example Shocked At The ComparisonTerrae Washington said he had to complete 50 hours of community service while working two jobs to get charges dropped against him while Jussie Smollett only had to do 16.
No Criminal Charges In Fatal Shooting By Illinois OfficerThe Cook County State's Attorney's office decided not to criminally charge Elgin police Lt. Christian Jensen on Friday following an investigation into the death of 34-year-old DeCynthia Clements.
10 Men Cleared After Being Framed By Corrupt Chicago CopTen men who spent years in prison after being framed by a corrupt Chicago police sergeant now have their names cleared.
Police Investigating Reported Party At R. Kelly's Chicago StudioA law enforcement source confirms police are investigating R. Kelly's studio following reports of a party being held there for his birthday Tuesday night.
College Coach Accused Of Sexual AbuseEduardo Barrios allegedly approached the student and offered to help with the cramp and took him to his office.
Cook County State's Attorney's Office Makes Changes To Handling Murder CasesThe Cook County State's Attorney's office is changing the way it handles homicide cases, with the goal of getting more convictions.