University Of Illinois Student Andrew Smith Pleads Guilty To Disorderly Conduct For Tying Noose In Dorm ElevatorSmith was sentenced to one year of court supervision. Prosecutors dropped a charge of hate crime and three other disorderly conduct charges in return for his guilty plea.
Former Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval Promised To Go 'Balls To The Wall' For Red Light Camera Firm SafeSpeed"I take full responsibility for my actions. I'm ashamed, and I'm sorry. I want to apologize to the people of Illinois and to my constituents," Sandoval said after pleading guilty to bribery and tax charges.
AJ Freund's Mother, JoAnn Cunningham, Pleads Guilty To 5-Year-Old Boy's MurderCunningham and AJ's father, Andrew Freund, were charged with a combined 61 counts in April, including murder, aggravated battery, and concealing a homicide.
Tina Jones Pleads Guilty, Gets 12 Years In Bitcoin Murder-For-Hire Plot To Kill Lover's WifeJones, 31, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted first-degree murder, and was sentenced to 12 years in prison and three years of probation.
Glendale Heights Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Sexual AssaultA Glendale Heights man was sentenced to 30 year in the Illinois Department of Corrections for sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend in 2016.
Former NU Professor's Co-Defendant To Testify Against Him In Grisly Murder CaseThe case against a former Northwestern University professor accused of murder just got a lot stronger.
Former Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor Battery In Beating Of Jail InmateMiguel Ortiz was charged with two felony counts of official misconduct in 2016. Instead, he pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor charge of battery.
Former Chicago Police Commander Kenneth Johnson Pleads Guilty To Stealing $363,000 From Social Security After Mother's DeathA former Chicago Police Department commander once hailed for his work reducing violent crime in Englewood has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $363,000 in Social Security benefits after his mother died in 1994.
Gary Woman Agrees To Plead Guilty In Daughter's Shooting DeathUnder the plea agreement, Fowler will be sentenced to three years in prison. She originally was charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in a death, which carries a prison sentence of 20 to 40 years.
South Side Ald. Willie Cochran Pleads Guilty To Federal Fraud ChargeSouth Side Ald. Willie Cochran pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge of wire fraud for misusing his campaign funds for gambling and other personal expenses, including tuition for his daughter.
Portage Tow Truck Company Owner Pleads Guilty To Bribing Mayor James SnyderA Portage tow truck company owner has pleaded guilty to paying $12,000 in bribes to Mayor James Snyder, who faces trial next week on corruption charges.
Cape-Wearing Lawyer Pleads Guilty To TheftCalling himself "Excuseman," he skewered people who "mess up and don't fess up."
Man Sentenced To 60 Years For Killing 12-Year-Old Girl Who Screamed, 'Daddy, Don't!'
Man Sentenced To 12 Years For Hitting Man With Nail Gun During Cary Home InvasionEdward Zegers, 53, pleaded guilty to home invasion and domestic battery, according to the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Trump Defends Manafort, Accuses Cohen Of Making Up Stories To Get A ‘Deal’President Trump took to Twitter Wednesday morning, just one day after his former attorney and personal fixer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to a series of charges including tax fraud and campaign finance violations.