No Bail For R. Kelly Following Hearing, Bombshell Allegations On Sex CrimesProsecutors told the judge that if Kelly got out again, he would have to opportunity to pay off or intimidate victims, their families and other people with knowledge of his actions.
Derrel McDavid and Milton "June" Brown: Fast Facts About R. Kelly Associates Indicted In Singer's Federal Sex Crime CaseR. Kelly was again charged with sex crimes, this time by federal Authorities in Chicago. Charged with Kelly are two of his long time associates: Derrel McDavid, Kelly's former manager, and another former employee, Milton "June" Brown.
Support In 14th Ward For Ald. Ed Burke Continues Despite Corruption AllegationsSigns of support for Burke and his February campaign victory remain around the 14th Ward despite allegations against the alderman.
Lightfoot To Burke: Get Out NowLightfoot said what makes this indictment extraordinary is the number of instances in which Burke is allegedly using his position to line his pockets.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Alderman Ed Burke 'Forfeited Moral Authority'In a forceful rebuke of indicted Ald. Ed Burke, Mayor Lori Lightfoot called on him to resign from his longtime position has political leader of the 14th ward.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Calls For Alderman Ed Burke To ResignHours after 14th Ward Alderman Ed Burke was indicted on charges of racketeering and attempted extortion, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot called for him to "resign immediately."
Ald. Burke Indicted On Charges Of Racketeering, ExtortionThe indictment also details a rather petty form of extortion by Burke. He allegedly threatened to oppose an admission fee hike for a Chicago museum, unless that museum hired the child of a personal friend for an internship.
Chicago Cop Indicted For Excessive Force In 2012 ArrestA Chicago police officer has been indicted on federal charges, accused of using excessive force when he allegedly punched a man during an arrest in 2012, and kicked him while he was handcuffed and lying on the floor face-down.
Former Top Cop Of Country Club Hills Indicted On Fraud ChargesU.S. prosecutors in Springfield announced the indictment of Regina Evans on Friday. She's charged with mail fraud and money laundering.
Mob Hitman Calabrese's Priest Hit With Federal IndictmentFederal prosecutors have indicted a Catholic priest for allegedly acting as a messenger while ministering to convicted Outfit hitman Frank Calabrese Sr.
Business Partner Of Daley's Son Charged With FraudA minority-owned trucking company hired by City Hall to clean and inspect sewers allegedly farmed out the work to a non-minority firm owned in part by Mayor Richard M. Daley's son and nephew, according to a federal indictment.