Arraignment For Teen Accused Of Trying To Join Islamic StateMohammed Hamzah Khan's arraignment Tuesday at federal court in Chicago comes days after a grand jury indicted him on a count of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
Bolingbrook Teen Indicted For Seeking To Join Islamic StateFederal prosecutors said Friday that Mohammed Hamzah Khan was charged with a single count of attempting to provide material support of the Islamic State group. Khan has been in federal custody since he was arrested in October at O'Hare International Airport.
Illinois Man Arrested In Israel Denies Bomb PlotIllinois-native Adam Everett Livvix, 30, has been charged with possessing weapons that Israel says he planned to use to blow up unidentified Jerusalem holy sites. Israeli police said Livvix also turned down an offer from a Palestinian to assassinate U.S. President Barack Obama during the leader's visit to the Holy Land in 2013.
Chicago Cop Indicted For Excessive Force In 2012 ArrestA Chicago police officer has been indicted on federal charges, accused of using excessive force when he allegedly punched a man during an arrest in 2012, and kicked him while he was handcuffed and lying on the floor face-down.
New Child Pornography Charges For Ex-Rep. FarnhamA federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment on Thursday and the Keith Farnham was charged with one count each of possessing child pornography involving a minor under age 12, one count of receiving child pornography and two counts of transporting child pornography.
Oak Lawn Woman Indicted For Brutal Murder Of GranddaughterNo family members were in attendance Monday when Alfreda Giedrojc, the 62-year-old Oak Lawn woman charged with the murder of her granddaughter, made a brief appearance at the Bridgeview courthouse to be officially indicted for the crime.
Feds Indict Former City Comptroller For Ohio Money Laundering PlotA former Chicago city comptroller and former Ohio state deputy treasurer accused in a bribery and money laundering scheme will plead not guilty, his attorney said Friday.
Matteson Man Indicted For Murder Of Beverly ResidentKyle Arrington, 34, and the father of an 8-year-old daughter, died June 20, more than a month after his body was riddled with six bullets, allegedly fired by David Twine during a dispute with his friend.
Suspended Frankfort Cop Facing New Burglary ChargeDonald Walsh was initially charged with domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery in July after Mokena police arrested him for allegedly beating his ex-girlfriend at her home. This week, a Will County grand jury indicted Walsh on a residential burglary charge, for which he was arraigned on Friday.
North Chicago Man Indicted For Murder Of Chicago TeenJim McPherson, 21, was indicted on first-degree murder charges for allegedly shooting Janay McFarlane, 18, the night of Feb. 15. The teenager’s younger sister was in Chicago the same day her sister was shot, listening to President Obama’s anti-violence speech.
Bank Robber Indicted For Escape From Federal JailConley was charged with escaping from the MCC on Dec. 18, 2012 with his cellmate Joseph Jose Banks by scaling 17 floors down the side of the jail on a rope made of bedsheets and other material, according to the FBI.
Daley Nephew Indicted In 2004 Death Of David KoschmanA nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman.
Indicted State Rep. Ford Asks House To Let Him StayLa Shawn Ford is urging his colleagues to reserve judgment and allow him to continue to serve.
State Rep. La Shawn Ford Indicted For Bank FraudState Rep. La Shawn Ford has been indicted on federal bank fraud charges, accused of falsifying bank loans to get an additional $500,000 in credit for his real estate business, and then using the funds for personal and campaign expenses.
10th Chicago Cop Charged In Federal Probe Of Tow Truck ScamsA 10th Chicago police officer has been indicted in the FBI’s ongoing investigation of a scheme in which tow truck operators were paying bribes to cops who steered them work.