Man Pleads Guilty In Theft Of More Than 100 Guns From Rail YardAndrew Shelton, also known as “Manki,” had been facing trial next month for the April 12, 2015, theft that put more than a hundred stolen Ruger firearms on the streets of Chicago.
Feds: $1M Stolen From Field Museum Funded Luxury Cars, JewelryFederal prosecutors say the woman who stole nearly $1 million from the Field Museum while working there for a decade used the money to buy expensive clothing, watches, handbags and to drive “one luxury car after another.”
Man Gets 40 Years For Murder Of Friend's Parents In 2011Ehab Qasem, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of murder on March 8 before Judge Neil J. Linehan at the Bridgeview courthouse, according to the Cook County court records.
Decade In Prison Urged For Millionaire-Turned-CriminalFederal prosecutors are seeking a maximum 10-year prison sentence for Thaddeus “T.J.” Jimenez, who became a multimillionaire in a wrongful conviction lawsuit against the city and went on to become a ruthless Chicago gang leader.
Feds Urge 9 Years In Prison For Gary Solomon In CPS ScamFederal prosecutors want a judge to send Gary Solomon, the mastermind of a brazen contract-steering scheme at Chicago Public Schools, to prison for nine years.
Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For 2 BurglariesA west suburban man who stabbed someone in a Geneva burglary he committed while free on bond for another burglary has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Judge Delays Sentencing For Hobos Member Groggy From MedsByron "B-Rupt" Brown was still slurring and slightly unsteady on his feet as he stood in front of U.S. District Judge James Tharp Jr. six hours after taking the medication, so the judge postponed the sentencing a week despite protests from Brown and his attorney, Gregory Mitchell.
Man Gets 34 Years In Fatal Avondale Home InvasionA South Side man was sentenced to 34 years in prison Tuesday after he admitted his role in a deadly Avondale home invasion that left a teenage boy dead and his mother seriously injured.
Man Gets 2 Years In Prison For Unlicensed Plumbing WorkJoel Ullmer, 48, pleaded guilty in DuPage County Circuit Court to indirect criminal contempt for collecting more than $23,000 from consumers for unlicensed plumbing work, according to a statement from Illinois attorney general’s office.
Former City Worker, Convicted In Hired Truck Scandal, Granted PensionAttorneys for the Laborer’s and Retirement Board Employees’ Annuity Fund of Chicago are appealing the ruling.
‘Celebgate’ Hacker Sentenced To Nine Months In PrisonEdward J. Majerczyk, 29, admitted last fall that he hacked into the Apple iCloud and Gmail accounts of more than 300 people, including at least 30 celebrities.
Ex-CPD Sergeant Gets 6 Months For Swapping Police Info For CashRay M. Ramirez, 53, admitted in a plea deal that he traded information he got from police databases to a liquor store clerk for cash payments of $150-200, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Man Gets 55 Years In Prison For Sexually Abusing Young GirlMario Barjas Carbajal was accused of repeatedly sexually abusing a young relative starting in 2003, when she was only 6 years old.
Former Bellwood Official Gets Probation For Stealing From VillageRoy McCampbell, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft before Cook County Judge Timothy James Joyce, also was ordered to pay $100,000 in restitution, according to court records.
Man Gets 5 Years For Receiving Explicit Image Of 10-Year-Old GirlDaniel Santiago, 25, pleaded guilty in August to one count of knowingly receiving child pornography, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.