Ex-Redflex CEO Gets 30 Months For Aiding Red-Light Camera BriberyChicagoans are sick of watching elected officials walk through the revolving door of the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, a judge said Thursday. But, she noted: “It takes two to tango.”
British Trader Pleads Guilty To Fraud Tied To 2010 "Flash Crash"Navinder Singh Sarao, 37, now faces a maximum of 30 years in prison after admitting to wire fraud and “spoofing.”
Ex-Cook County Worker Admits He Embezzled From Flood Relief GrantBarry Croall, 47, collected kickbacks after arranging for companies to overbill for their services in the wake of severe flooding in 2008.
Mastermind Of CPS Contract-Rigging Scandal Pleads GuiltyGary Solomon pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of honest services wire fraud in the courtroom of U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang.
Man Gets 25 Years For 2014 Murder During Drug Deal In AuroraA southwest suburban man was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for shooting a man to death during a drug deal in Aurora in 2014.
Chicago Man Pleads Guilty To "Celebgate" Hacking ScandalEdward Majerczyk, 29, admitted hacking the emails of at least 30 celebrities.
Aurora Cousins Face Sentencing For Terror Plot On Guard BaseHasan Edmonds joined the Illinois National Guard a decade after terrorists attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. Then, in the spring of 2015, he committed the ultimate betrayal of his fellow soldiers.
Father, Son, Who Scammed Schools Out Of Millions, Plead GuiltyA suburban father and son accused in 2014 of scamming public school district out of millions — only to post diamonds and rubies to get out of jail — pleaded guilty Tuesday to mail fraud.
Judge Orders Dennis Hastert To Report To Prison By June 22Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been ordered to report to prison by June 22 to begin serving a 15-month sentence in his hush-money case.
Mel Reynolds Changes His Mind About Guilty PleaFormer U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds says he no longer wants to plead guilty to misdemeanor federal tax charges and that he's "sorry for any confusion."
Paris Sadler Gets 25 Years For Shooting Chicago Police Officer Del PearsonParis Sadler, 24, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting Chicago Police Officer Del Pearson, a day after pleading guilty to attempted murder of a police officer.
Mother Faces Sentencing Next Week For Giving Disabled Daughter Fatal OverdoseA terminally ill mother who admitted to killing her severely disabled daughter was due to be sentenced Wednesday.
Former Congressman Mel Reynolds Asking To Plead Guilty To Tax EvasionReynolds, 64, said being forced to spend 23 hours a day locked up has left him unable to prepare for trial, scheduled for June 20.
Ex-Chicago Cop Avoids Prison For Role In Mortgage Fraud SchemeErroll Davis had pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return. In announcing that Davis would avoid prison, Judge Samuel Der-Yeghiayan noted Davis’ remorse and his cooperation with the prosecution.
Man Gets 25 Years For Deadly Robbery That Claimed Life Of CohortA Pullman man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Tuesday after he admitted he robbed an off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s sergeant who ended up shooting one of his accomplices during the crime.