Steven Podkulski Found Guilty In The 2002 Murder Of Jennifer BoydNearly five years after his arrest, the man accused of killing a Bedford Park woman 17 years ago was found guilty.
Family Of Hadiya Pendleton: 'We've Been Waiting For 5 Years, We Got Justice'The family of Hadiya Pendleton showed raw emotion, shouts for joy, tears, and celebration as the jury announced the verdict Thursday.
Man Convicted Of DUI, Reckless Homicide In Fatal CrashOmar Montoya Medina, of the 100 block of East Pomeroy Street, was found guilty of two felony counts of aggravated driving under the influence causing death and two felony counts of reckless homicide, according to the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
Willowbrook Businesswoman Guilty In Sham Contractor TrialWillowbrook businesswoman Elizabeth Perino was found guilty of fraud for her role in a scam to exploit a city set-aside program for woman-owned businesses.
Teen Convicted Of Fatal Shooting Through Chicago Lawn Window Last YearRasaan Price was found guilty of murder Thursday after a four-day jury trial, according to Cook County court records. Price was 15 when the shooting happened on July 23, 2014.
Third Defendant Convicted In 2010 Shooting Death Of Off-Duty CopJurors found that although Marcus Floyd did not pull the trigger, he was legally responsible for Thomas Wortham IV's killing because he joined his cousin in attempting to rob the off-duty officer.
Timothy Herring Guilty Of Killing Chicago Cop, CHA Officer A jury returned a guilty verdict against a man who killed a Chicago police evidence technician and housing authority officer in 2010 as the tech investigated a car burglary on the Southeast Side.
Villa Park Man Convicted Of Murder For 2012 Arson FireIt took jurors about 90 minutes to return a guilty verdict for Todd Mandoline on his 26th birthday. On July 22, 2012--a day ahead of her 25th birthday--Paula Morgan was killed in the fire after a party she hosted at her home in Lombard, where she lived with her mother and 6-year-old son.
Chicago Activist Convicted In Immigration CaseA federal jury found a Palestinian immigrant charged with immigration fraud guilty on Monday for failing to disclose her conviction and imprisonment in a Jerusalem supermarket bombing that killed two people.
Man Convicted Of Role In Killing 5 People In 2008Michael King was involved in the quintuple execution-style murders, a Cook County jury ruled Thursday, siding with prosecutors who maintained that King was with Torolan Williams — his “right-hand” man — when the victims were shot in the head on April 23, 2008.
Aurora Woman Convicted In Murder-For-Hire CaseOn Thursday, 12 Kane County jurors agreed that Maricela Arciga of Aurora wanted her ex-boyfriend dead, and that she paid a hit man to do it. That hit man was actually special agent David Gomez of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, who had been tipped-off about the murder for hire.
Man Guilty In 2009 Murder Of Ex-Fiancée's Family Jurors found 26-year-old D’Andre Howard guilty of murdering the father, sister and grandmother of his ex-fiancé, Amanda Engelhardt in 2009.
Indiana Man Convicted Of Molesting Four BoysAs Porter County Superior Judge Mary Harper read each guilty verdict, the 39-year-old Portage man raised his eyebrows in apparent disbelief as the victims’ families and his family both showed tears.
Man Gets 110 Years For 2007 Murder Of Store ClerkMontago Suggs, of Kenosha, was convicted of killing 22-year-old Melinda “Mindy” Morrell, of Round Lake Park, during a robbery in Waukegan.
Woman Convicted In 1999 Home InvasionThe former fugitive, who fled the country for El Salvador after being charged, was found guilty of three counts of home invasion and two counts of armed robbery.