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.
Final Defendant Gets 7 Years In Facebook Live Beating, Torture CaseTwenty-year-old Tesfaye Cooper pleaded guilty this month to committing a hate crime and aggravated kidnapping.
Man Gets 8 Years In Livestreamed Attack, Torture Of Disabled TeenJordan Hill, 20, pleaded guilty to felony counts of aggravated kidnapping and hate crime on Thursday.
Papadopoulos' Wife Asks Trump For A Pardon"George is loyal to the truth, and has been through a lot, and is loyal to his country," his wife, Simona Mangiante, said on CNN.
Former Illinois Lawmaker Pleads Guilty In Shoplifting CaseFormer Illinois state Rep. Sandra Pihos says she entered the plea to "put this awful matter behind me."
Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty To $24 Million Tax Fraud SchemeA 73-year-old bookkeeper from Northbrook faces up to five years in prison, after pleading guilty to a years-long corporate tax fraud scheme that cheated the federal government out of more than $24 million in taxes.
Wheaton College Football Player Pleads To Misdemeanor In Hazing CaseOne of the five Wheaton College football players accused in a hazing scandal pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge on Thursday, as part of a plea deal that saw prosecutors drop all felony charges against him.
Former Attorney Gets Over 4 Years For Stealing $1M From Estates Of Dead ClientsRobert B. Beck, 50, of Mount Prospect, pleaded guilty in September to a single felony count of theft between $500,000 and $1 million, according to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office.